When you enter Hartley Historic Village you travel back in time to the 1830's.
Hartley is a well-preserved remains of one of the first rural settlements west of the Blue Mountains. The settlement of this area was significant for the development of inland Australia. (More information on early settlement in the Glenroy History pages)
In the village there are 17 buildings of historic interest.
The Greek Revival Courthouse (1837), now a museum with guided tours, was the scene of many convict trials in its hey day.
Greek Revival Courthouse 1837
Located at Old Bathurst Rd, Hartley off the Great Western Highway.
Travelling from Katoomba to reach Hartley, you journey through Blackheath and Mount Victoria and down Victoria Pass which runs between the Kanimbla Valley and the Hartley Valley - the views are stunning.
Hartley Historic Site is 120 km west of Sydney
Hartley Historic Site is open everyday - 10:00am - 4:30pm
(except Xmas Eve & Xmas Day) -
Tours of the Court House are run on the hour at -
10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm
(a minimum of four people are required to conduct a tour).