Towns & Villages of the Seven Valleys

Ben Bullen

Ben Bullen is a small rural village located on the Castlereagh Highway between Cullen Bullen and Capertee

Capertee & Capertee Valley

Capertee is a mountain village, 800m above sea level and surrounded by National Parks and grazing land.

Clarence & Dargan

Located along the Bells Line of Road, between Bell and Lithgow, approximately 133 kilometres from Sydney.  

Cullen Bullen

Cullen Bullen is located 28 kilometres North of Lithgow on the Castlereagh Highway. The district was originally

Dark Corner

Dark Corner is a small settlement located approximately 46 kilometres from Lithgow, just north of the Great

Good Forest & Lowther

Travelling from Lithgow along Jenolan Caves Road, this route will take you on a scenic journey through the smaller


Hartley is a tranquil settlement east of Lithgow, located below the Western escarpment of the Blue Mountains.

Kanimbla Valley

Kanimbla was the name given to this area by the Gundungurra people. It is said to mean camping or fighting


Lithgow is located 142 kilometres west of Sydney and is approximately 935 metres above sea level. With a

Little Hartley

In 1832, Major Mitchell built a road from Mt Victoria to Hartley. This road was to replace the steep and dangerous part of


An aboriginal word, Marrangaroo has several meanings, one of which is “little black ant”. Travelling along the Great

Meadow Flat

Meadow Flat is a rural locality which lies within both the City of Lithgow and the Bathurst Region, between Wallerawang


You never know what treasures you’ll find in Portland, so take some time to explore this charming little town.


Home of the Rydal Show and Daffodils at Rydal, this pretty village hosts a range of events throughout the year.


The village of Tarana, located in the beautiful Tarana Valley, is a scenic thirty-minute drive from Lithgow.


Ten minutes on the Bathurst side of Lithgow, Wallerawang (or “Wang” as it’s known by locals) is the perfect rest stop.

Wolgan Valley, Newnes and Newnes Plateau

Background to Newnes. Newnes was established in 1906 as part of an industrial development for the mining

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