It’s time to take a different route into or out of the Highlands and be rewarded by the Shire’s northern village with a rich history as a former railway town and now gateway to Australia’s largest rail museum – Trainworks at Thirlmere. The MUST DO is the exhilarating Cave Creek Walk.

Surrounding towns and villages include Balmoral and Buxton.

1. Belle Fleur Lavender

It is our goal to bring a wide range of natural aromatherapy products to the market, using the best quality ingredients made to the highest standards. Our products have been specially designed to be suitable for use by all members of your family, so that everybody may enjoy the delicate fragrances and essential oils of Belle Fleur lavender.

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2. CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - Cave Creek Walking Track

The Cave Creek walking track is one of a network of tracks being established by the Department of Lands throughout NSW.

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Where rail heritage comes to life.

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4. Explore Captain Starlights Trail

Starlights trail is a scenic bushwalk, suited to experienced hikers, and forms part of the Greater Blue Mountains trail network between Mittagong and Katoomba. The track starts from the en dof Wattle Ridge Road west of the township of Hill Top.

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5. Book A Lavender Farm Tour

The Belle Fleur Lavender farm opens for visitors in Summer by appointment, when the lavender is in flower. The main crop is Grosso, which can be dried and stripped to use in our lavender packs and sachets, and Swampy which is distilled for oil and dried for culinary use.

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