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Village campground

Hill End Historic Site

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Village campground.

Getting there and parking

Village campground is on the western edge of Hill End on Warrys Road just off Clarke Street. It's about 500m from the village.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available in the campground at your campsite.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Hill End Historic Site. Here are some of the highlights.


With sunny, dry days and crisp evenings, it's a great time of year for a camping holiday at Hill End – head to the Village campground or the larger Glendora campground. You could even sign up as a campground host.


Flowers are at their best this time of the year - enjoy cherry blossoms and blooms in the historic cottage gardens.


The winter light is renowned among artists and photographers - you may even get some shots of snow .

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature


15°C and 27°C

Highest recorded


Winter temperature


1°C and 15°C

Lowest recorded



Wettest month


Driest month

April and May

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



  • This campground is suitable for caravans, camper trailers, campervans and tents.
  • Most unpowered sites have a fire ring. You must have a booking for an unpowered site to camp on these sites.
  • Powered sites are marked and have a fire ring and water tap. You must have a booking for a powered site to camp on these sites.
  • Powered sites suitable for small caravans are on the lower level and are about 5m wide by 12m long. 
  • Powered sites suitable for caravans are on the upper level and are about 7m wide by 9m long.
  • There's a Dump-Ezy for caravans
  • There are no rubbish bins, please take your rubbish with you.


  • The amenities block includes toilets, showers, drinking water, washing-up sinks and a laundry with coin-operated washing machine and dryer. Please bring your own $1 coins; coins are not available onsite.
  • The block is locked and requires an access code which will be emailed to you before your stay. Please make sure you check your emails before arriving.


  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

Electric barbecue is housed in the shelter shed. All fire rings in the unmarked camp area are shared.

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)
  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

Drinking water

Water is available in the amenities block. Powered sites have their own tap.


Showers are free and push-button operated. 

  • Hot showers

Electric power

Powered campsites have power. There are power points located in the bathrooms and laundry for charging of phones.

Step-free access

The campground has some areas of flat ground and some areas of sloping hillside. There are no pathways - you'll need to cross over grass and gravel to reach the campsites and facilities.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Camping safety

Whether you're pitching your tent on the coast or up on the mountains, there are many things to consider when camping in NSW national parks. Find out how to stay safe when camping.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Mobile service is available throughout the campground but can be intermittent. There is a signal booster at the campground amenities block and at Hill End Heritage Centre which is located 500m from the campground.


Disability access level - medium

Village campground has the following accessible facilities:

  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible showers
  • Accessible picnic tables

The campground has areas of sloping hillside and there are no pathways. People with reduced mobility may need assistance to get across some of the grassed and gravel surfaces.



  • Dogs are permitted at this campground on the condition that they’re are kept on a leash and do not disturb other campers. Please remember to pick up after them.
  • Dangerous dogs and restricted breed dogs as defined under the Companion Animals Act must be muzzled at all times.
  • Dogs are not allowed within 10m of barbecues or picnic tables.


Amplified music is not permitted.


Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.



NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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