Bells Line of Road

Richmond to Lithgow

This popular tourist drive from Richmond to Lithgow is an alternative and more scenic way to get over the Blue Mountains offering a contrast of farmlands, stunning bushland and spectacular sandstone cliffs accompanied with a distant sound of Bellbirds singing.

The 59 klms of sealed road meanders across steep and winding sections from Richmond in the Hawkesbury region through the historic town of Kurrajong Heights, apple pie country at Bilpin before climbing and descending into Mount Tomah and the Blue Mountains National Park where it eventually ends in Lithgow.


Highlights and Towns

  • Richmond Bridge
  • Hawkesbury River
  • Bilpin
  • Mount Tomah Botanic Gardens
  • Blue Mountains National Park
  • Mt Wilson Cathedral of Ferns
  • Bellbird Hill Lookout
  • Lithgow


Parks on route

Sublimely beautiful, this region is one of the most spectacular parts of NSW, and includes the World Heritage listing, Blue Mountains National Park.


Find out where to stay: Sydney & Surrounds

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