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Hospital picnic area

Hill End Historic Site

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Hospital picnic area is in Hill End Historic Site, near Village walking track. It’s a great spot to relax, connect with friends and enjoy a barbecue before you move on to the next art, culture or history attraction.

Wander the historic grounds, taking in the grand architecture of Hill End Hospital, built in the 1870s. You’ll also discover gold rush-era relics, from a model stamper battery and crusher to horse-drawn carriages, buggies, coaches and historic farm machinery.

The picnic area is conveniently located close to toilet facilities.


  • Village walking track, Hill End Historic Site. Photo: E Sheargold/OEH

    Village walking track

    Take an easy self-guided walk and discover the historic heritage of Hill End on Village walking track.

  • Bald Hill walking track, Hill End Historic Site. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

    Bald Hill walking track

    Discover the historic heritage of Hill End on Bald Hill walking track. With great birdwatching, native animals and wildflowers, this easy walk has something for everyone.

  • Golden Gully walking track, Hill End Historic Site. Photo: John Spencer

    Golden Gully walking track

    Golden Gully walking track is a short drive from Hill End and part of a great car touring route. Enjoy easy walking and taking in the historic surrounds.

  • Hill End Heritage Centre, Hill End Historic Site. Photo: Scott Rattray/OEH

    Hill End Heritage Centre

    Hill End Heritage Centre's interactive museum displays and historic information are the perfect introduction to any visit to Hill End Historic Site.

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.

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