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  • Welcome to Bilpin
  • Antiques
  • Bilpin Fruit Trees
  • Bilpin Fruit Bowl
  • Children's Park
From Sydney:
91kms   ·  82 mins by car
Quick Stats:
843 population

Next Village:

KurrajongMount Tomah

If you are heading west, go the wild route and forget the traffic lights, shops and tedium of suburbia. There are two roads over the mountains leading to the western plains of New South Wales. Travel through a diversity of mountain scenery with great walls of sandstone and endless canyons, combined with charming orchards and fruit and veg stalls offering all local varieties of stone fruit in season and autumn apples. Visit local artisans in metalwork, ceramics, art, opals, wonderful dried flowers (combined with Russian antiques!) and woodwork, combined with numerous charming coffee stops all featuring homemade apple pies, jams, local honey and the proudly made Bilpin Apple Juice and Apple Cider Vinegar.

Old train carriageOld train carriage

Bilpin offers stacks of quality accommodation - from self-cater cabins through to completely serviced in-the-home bed and breakfast. There are several wedding venues in the area. The region features a bus to transport guests to and from their function to their beds. Visit the cold climate Mt.Tomah Botanic Garden and enjoy lunch on the deck or nearby Mt Wilson and Mt Irvine for world renowned private, open gardens. See the real Australia with people working their orchards and walking their wilderness.

Experience Bilpin and enjoy a mountain climate along with spectacular scenery and quality, honest produce.

Bilpin History...

The first journey along what is now Bells Line of Road was first undertaken by Archibald Bell in 1823, (sensibly he used the knowledge of the local Aborigines who had been crossing the mountains for tens of thousands of years).

The Bilpin Fruit BowlThe Bilpin Fruit Bowl

Although the Mountains had been crossed at Katoomba a decade earlier, there was still no satisfactory route through the mountains from Richmond at this time.

In his diary Archibald Bell recalls that, upon his return to Sydney, he reported the richness of the soil in the Bilpin area which inevitably led to the arrival of settlers eager to grow fruit trees in the area. 

In 1851 gold was found near Bathurst and Bells Line of Road became a 'human foot-plodders' road towards chancy fortune'. In 1831 the population along Bells Line of Road numbered twelve or thirteen families - a far cry from today.

Trees Adventure
Trees Adventure
Trees Adventure
Swinging, Leaping, Climbing and Flying..

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