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Hartley Historic Site Visitor Centre

Hartley Historic Site

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Hartley Historic Site Visitor Centre.

Getting there and parking

On entering Hartley Historic Site:

  • Hartley Historic Site Visitor Centre is on Old Bathurst Road, opposite Hartley Courthouse and next to St Bernard’s Church.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Street parking is available close to Hartley Historic Site Visitor Centre. Bus parking is available.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you at Hartley Historic Site. Here are some of the highlights.

Spring

Enjoy the village as the days grow warmer and the trees are in blossom.

Summer

Bring the kids in the school holidays and step inside the amazing coolness of Hartley Courthouse, with its thick sandstone walls.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

12°C and 25°C

Highest recorded

38.4°C

Winter temperature

Average

1°C and 13°C

Lowest recorded

–8°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

179mm

Facilities

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Carpark

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 - medium

Assistance may be required to access this area. Wheelchair-users can enter via back door with assistance.

Permitted

Pets

  • Dogs are permitted in Hartley Historic Site, but you’ll need to keep them on a leash at all times.

Prohibited

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Hartley Historic Site Visitor Centre

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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.

Visitor centre

Hartley Visitor Centre, Hartley Historic Site. Photo: John Spencer