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Hill End Heritage Centre

Hill End Historic Site

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All the practical information you need to know about Hill End Heritage Centre.

Getting there and parking

Hill End Heritage Centre is located next to the General Store as you enter Hill End Historic Site. To get there:

From Bathurst (allow 1.5hrs)

  • Turn off the Great Western Highway onto Gilmour Street at Kelso
  • Follow Sofala Road for around 45km
  • At Sofala, turn left onto Hill End Road and continue for around 37.5km to Hill End Historic Site

From Mudgee (allow 1.25hrs)

  • Head north towards Gulgong on the Castlereagh Highway
  • Turn left onto Hill End Road and continue for around 69km to Hill End Historic Site

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Parking

Street parking is available outside the heritage centre, along Beyers Avenue.

Facilities

  • Hill End Heritage Centre offers air-conditioning in summer and heating in winter.
  • Public toilets are located 50m from the heritage centre, at the Royal Hall, opposite the General Store.
  • Picnic tables and play areas can be found 50m from the heritage centre in Bill Lyle Reserve.
  • There are no rubbish bins provided, so we ask you to please take your rubbish with you.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + 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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

Hill End Heritage Centre is fully wheel-chair accessible, with ramp access.

Prohibited

Drones

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.

Pets

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Map of Hill End Heritage Centre, Hill End Historic Site. Image: OEH

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