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St Bernard's Presbytery

Hartley Historic Site

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All the practical information you need to know about St Bernard's Presbytery.

Getting there and parking

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    St Bernard’s Presbytery is located in Hartley Historic Site, just over 2 hours west of Sydney, and only 20 minutes from Lithgow.

    To get there from Sydney:

    • Travel along the Great Western Highway towards Lithgow 
    • Turn left into the village at the Historic Site signs, 4km after Little Hartley.

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    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather


    Parking is available at the cottage for 1 car. There's also on-street parking available for another car.


    • The cottage has a dining room, lounge room, 2 bedrooms, gas heating, gas barbecue and verandah.
    • The bathroom has a spa bath, double shower, toilet, underfloor heating and heated towel racks.
    • The kitchen is fully equipped with electric stove and oven, kettle, toaster, microwave, coffee pod machine and fridge.
    • There's a washing machine and dryer.
    • 2 bedrooms: 1 queen size four poster bed; 2 king single beds, which can be converted to a king size bed. Email Hartley or call (02) 6355 2117 in advance to request the king singles be converted to a king bed.
    • All bed linen and towels are provided including pillows and pillow cases.
    • There's a TV but there's no signal. You can use it to play DVDs.
    • Please leave the property clean and tidy, with all kitchen items washed up and put away. You may be charged additional fees if unreasonable cleaning is required or for missing/broken items.
    • Rubbish bins are available in the kitchen.
    • There is mobile phone reception but the signal may be weak in some areas. There's no Wi-Fi.


    • Flush toilets

    Picnic tables

    Barbecue facilities

    • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

    Drinking water


    • Hot showers

    Electric power

    Maps and downloads


    Disability access level - no wheelchair access


    Amplified music is prohibited.

    Camp fires and solid fuel burners



    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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    Park info

    • in Hartley Historic Site in the Sydney and surrounds region
    • Hartley Historic Site is open every day but may have to close at times due to fire danger or school bookings.

      Hartley Historic Site Visitor Centre is open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.20pm.

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