GLENBROOK VILLAGE less than 1 hour from Central Railway Station in SYDNEY and 1 hour from KATOOMBA by air-conditioned rail transport and roughly the same distance by ROAD (travel up M4) from Sydney. The Village is well placed to break your journey and enjoy the CLEAN AIR of the BLUE MOUNTAINS or use it as a LOCAL base to visit Natural /Cultural - Historical - Recreational attractions near by. Location
WORLD HERITAGE LISTED NATIONAL PARK - Hike the well marked trails and visit the valleys & spectacular views on the way to RED HAND CAVE and other Indigenous Aboriginal sites. The park stretches to the south past Warragamba Dam and to the north & west past Katoomba.
SWIM in Jelly Bean Pool or Camp or just picnic by a picturesque creek - please call in to the tourist centre and read the helpful hints provided by the National Parks & Wildlife Service. Location
LAPSTONE HILL - ZIG ZAG Railway VIA DUCT on the eastern escarpment was built between 1863 -1865 and provided the first rail link to Glenbrook .The remains of an original station "LUCASVILLE "stand about 2/3 way up the escarpment (just below RAAF base ) the station was names after John Lucas a State member of Parliament who's house "Lucasville" still remains in use below the Air Base.
Subsequently four other rail deviations were built including one that used a TUNNEL built in 1890, Refer Painting "FIRE'S ON" by Arthur Streeton 1891 depicts blasting of last Tunnel's construction
GLENBROOK LAGOON - was established in 1863 to provide a source of water for the Stream trains that were in use till the early1950s ; Now surrounded by soft feathers of tree Ferns that nestle tall grey gums that provide a haven for diverse variety of native birds and ducks that glide on the water a tranquil place to visit on a hot day not far from Glenbrook Village. Location
LENNOX BRIDGE - built 1833 on Mitchells Pass - provided one of the first usable roads up the eastern escarpment and was in use until 1926 when the road was directed over the new KNAPSACK Via Duct - this beautiful hand cut sandstone bridge is a "work of art" as it spans one side the gorge to the other - as are the Viaducts which are no longer in use. Location
Glenbrook Bowling Club. Known locally as the BOWLO - part of the Panthers Group. The Bowlo is a great place to meet & greet & have something to eat. Over the past few years under the guiding hand of Manager Kathy Borich the standard of meals and service are now in line with major restaurants. Location
GOLF ANYONE - LEONAY Golf Course is a beautiful world class course nestled between the Nepean River the lower Blue Mountains - enjoy a beer and meal at the 19th hole .The CLUB house was the original homestead of LEO BURING and his wife NAGY who established famous Leo Buring range of wines (hence LEONAY) LEONAY GOLF CLUB. Location
NEPEAN RIVER - Nepean Belle -Tour the river on Paddle Wheeler glide up towards Glenbrook gorge or just sit by the bank- play with the kids or enjoy the scenery;The river is fed from upper reaches by Warragamba Dam. Nepean Belle. Location