Destination guide

Experience Blackheath with holiday homes to rent

The mountain town of Blackheath has become an increasingly popular place for travellers from all over the country. While it has developed significantly over the past several years, historical buildings are still prevalent throughout, with some shops from the late 19th century still standing proud today. Visit Blackheath and you can learn more about this historical town and discover everything it has to offer, from mountainside adventure to downtown fun from the comfort of one of the holiday homes to rent.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Blackheath

Are you looking for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Blackheath a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blackheath Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Wentworth Falls Country Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Katoomba Scenic World (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Leura Golf Club (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Dryridge Estate Wines (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Zig Zag Railway (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure near Blackheath holiday homes

Being so close to Australia’s Blue Mountains, there’s no shortage of outdoor activities to enjoy here near your pet friendly accommodation. For breathtaking views, you can visit Pulpit Rock Lookout that allows you to gaze upon the sprawling vistas and tree-filled canyons of two massive mountain peaks. Consider making this lookout a pit stop if you’re mountain biking through the area’s numerous paths. You can also visit Govetts Leap Lookout for another scenic view of the jagged landscape. It’s located right at the top of Grose Valley, so you can take in the views then descend into its depths for a scenic walk through vibrant wilderness on a trail that’s well-maintained and wheelchair-accessible.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Blackheath

Blackheath is famous for its magnificent mountain views and beautiful gardens. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Blackheath is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Campbell Rhododendron Gardens (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Blue Mountains National Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Everglades Historic House & Gardens (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Three Sisters (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Wentworth Falls Lake (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Sublime Point Lookout (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Blackheath

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 55 mi (88.4 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Blackheath Station.

How to get around

Transport to Blackheath holiday rentals

Getting to Blackheath holiday rentals will require a bit of an adventure in its own right, as there’s no local airport. The closest is in Sydney, but that does make it easy for international travellers to get in. The town is located conveniently on the Great Western Highway, so it’s less than a two-hour drive from Sydney. Of course, you can always take the train that runs all the way from Sydney to Blackheath and beyond. The Blackheath train station is also conveniently located within the town centre. Once you’re in town, there is a bus service that can get you where you need to go, while car hires are always an option as well.

Family friendly

Family-friendly fun near Blackheath holiday homes

Don’t hesitate to bring the whole family with you on your Blackheath holiday, as there are plenty of attractions that everyone can enjoy near holiday homes. You can visit Scenic World Blue Mountains, for example, for breathtaking views from the mountainous landscape. For the kids and adults alike, this attraction also features rides like an incline railway and a glass-floor skyway that’s 270 metres from the ground. You may also want to take the family to visit the Campbell Rhododendron Gardens. This vibrant garden is full of colourful flora and birds, and exotic plants flourish among the native bushland. The winding, walking paths and views across Reflection Lake make it an ideal spot for kids and adults. Additionally, you can visit the Three Sisters, a rock formation that has been associated with the myths of local indigenous people for generations. With the views, the bridge and snacks served in the area, kids and adults alike will enjoy the experience.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Blackheath?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 587 holiday rentals around Blackheath. From 366 Houses to 27 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Blackheath is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Blackheath?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Blackheath. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Blackheath Golf Course: 626 holiday rentals
  • Vipassana Meditation Centre: 622 holiday rentals
  • Campbell Rhododendron Gardens: 625 holiday rentals
  • Keith Rowe Gallery: 622 holiday rentals
  • Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens, Mount Tomah: 647 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Blackheath listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Blackheath?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 366 Houses in Blackheath. Our other popular types of Blackheath holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 27 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 158 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Blackheath?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Blackheath. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.