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Blackheath is a country village located towards the western end of the Blue Mountains between Medlow Bath and Mount Victoria.

The town centre is situated at the junction of the Great Western Highway and Govetts Leap Road, located close to attractive parks and gardens. Blackheath is noted for its rhododendron displays which are celebrated with an annual festival.

Much of Blackheath is surrounded by the Blue Mountains National Park and significant areas of bushland and reserves. The north-east edge of town overlooks the Grose Valley which can be observed from lookouts and walking tracks towards the end of Hat Hill Road. Am easily accessible lookout is provided at the end of Govetts Leap Road where a network of walking tracks lead down the valley and along mountain streams and waterfalls.

Art & culture:

Gallery Blackheath
A gallery which showcases fine paintings, drawings, printworks and sculptures by award-winning local artists

Parks, gardens & trails:

Blue Mountains National Park
Visited by over 3 million people annually, the park features chiselled sandstone outcrops, gorges, valleys, forests, isolated animal populations and over 140 kilometres of walking tracks with spectacular lookouts

Festivals & events:

Blackheath Rhododendron Festival
Held in November, the festival features competitions, an art show, exhibitions, live music, a ball and street parade

Regional touring guides:

Visit Blue Mountains
Published by Blue Mountains Tourism, it features details on attractions, accommodation, tours, bushwalking and dining options
Blue Mountains Australia
A business and tourism directory for the Blue Mountains region

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