Our Campbelltown motel is quietly hidden behind a beautifully crafted 1826 two storey sandstone building, the gardens offer our guests the country atmosphere whilst you are just a short walk to the Campbelltown city shops rail & public transport. Perhaps you are heading into Sydney you can leave your car parked and secure outside you room and catch a bus or train almost from your door.
Our motel rooms are spacious and comfortable for the Corporate guest, affordable accommodation for the large sporting group and families.
Less then an hour from Sydney, Wollongong, Bowral and Southern Highlands our motel is 5 minutes from Hume Hwy and M7 motor way.
Leave your car parked safely at the motel, it is only a short walk to the train station and bus services. There is also local taxi services who will come straight to our door.
Maclin Lodge is situated amongst landscaped gardens just south-west of Sydney. Located in the heart of Campbelltown, Maclin Lodge offers the services you would expect to find in the city hotels, approximately one hour from Sydney city.
Maclin Lodge is within walking distance of Campbelltown's central business district, shops, transport, and all the activities you could ask for! There are ten different room types to better cater for your needs, with all prices highly competitive.
Maclin Lodge has a Chinese restaurant on site open for lunch and dinner Tuesday to Sunday, closed Mondays. Breakfast is room service, served to your door. Within the grounds, you will also find laundry facilities, conference facilities, in ground saltwater swimming pool, free on site parking, free WiFi to all rooms, and fully landscaped gardens.
So, whatever the occasion, Maclin Lodge guarantees to provide you a relaxing and enjoyable stay....
The Hermitage in Campbelltown comprises of large, comfortable standard/deluxe rooms with their own private balconies, offering luxury at an affordable price.
Facilities include a 20 metre swimming pool, gymnasium, sauna and 'The Hermitage' licensed restaurant specialising in fine modern Australian cuisine.
Situated in Sydney's south-west, The Hermitage is the place to relax and unwind, to pamper and indulge yourself, and is the ideal venue for weddings, small conferences/functions and fine dining in the restaurant or perhaps just a relaxing drink in the sumptuous bar....
If you are thinking of trying your hand at horse riding, why not try Sugarloaf Horse Centre, located on the 600 acre property, Sugarloaf Mountain Farm in Campbelltown.
Offering horse riding, escorted trail rides and more, Sugarloaf can give you a memorable experience. Lessons are available in riding, dressage and equestrian. So if you have always wanted to learn how to ride, visit Sugarloaf, and get into the saddle....
AnnanROMA - the most popular food and wine festival in the Macarthur region - returns to the Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan.
New to the event in 2016 will be "Eat Street" - the main avenue of delicacies stretching along the central circuit of the Garden, with great entertainment playing on the day, and the stunning backdrop of the lakeside setting.
Parking is available on site. Please call the phone number provided for further information.
Fisher's Gig, Campbelltown's annual youth music festival, has been part of the annual Festival of Fisher's Ghost celebrations since 1998, earning a reputation for launching young music careers.
This year's event will feature a host of local acts, performing alongside nationally acclaimed artists....
Campbelltown City is renowned for offering a quality New Year's Eve alternative to the crowded central business district of Sydney - with a huge night of entertainment from 7pm, along with two spectacular fireworks displays at 9pm and midnight. A giant screen on the western side of the park displays all of the on-stage action, so everyone has a front row seat!
There is plenty to do with a family friendly carnival, food, merchandise stalls and much more!
More than five hours of stage entertainment, from local performers to high profile bands and children's shows, makes for a great night out revellers of all ages.
The event is drug and alcohol free, so there is no better place to celebrate the end of the year with family and friends....
Ultimate Karting Sydney is an indoor go kart and entertainment centre with something to do for all ages. You will have an action packed day with A-grade European go karts on a huge 450 metre track, drive in a state of the art simulator or relax and enjoy a coffee and meal in the popular Juicy Goose café....
The Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living is a community driven organisation with the aim of promoting sustainable homes and gardens. The unique facility is entirely self-sufficient. It generates its own power, recycles and reuses all rain and waste water, and manages all organic waste on site. The centre is guaranteed to impress.
The centre demonstrates the best in environmentally sound design and construction. It is powered exclusively by solar photovoltaic cells, grey and black water is recycled through reed beds, while stormwater is collected and used for toilet flushing and irrigation.
The centre has a range of free workshops including: garden, information, and cooking workshops.
Refer to website for all up to date workshop information....
Macarthur Grange Country Club Golf Course is a challenging public access links course set in tranquil surroundings; Macarthur Grange continues the elegant tradition of a fine Country Club.
In a spectacular setting and with first class facilities, Macarthur Grange is 18-holes of professionally designed links style golfing with absolutely superb putting greens. This par 70, 5503 metre course would sit comfortably in any exclusive Country Club setting worldwide.
Macarthur Grange, Campbelltown's unique, state of the art, boutique Country Club, also offers the fine dining in their fully licensed restaurant.
With the unique ability to provide an unforgettable experience for a cosy couple, or for a meeting of 200, Macarthur Grange is the perfect place for you to enjoy your golf, as well as experience fine dining.
The Wizard of Oz Funland is a fully themed indoor play and party centre, with a huge range of interactive kids activities including karaoke disco, face painting, a costume shop, big slide, flying fox, ball swamp, and more.
The Wizard of Oz Funland is the home of the Wizard of Oz 3D Adventure Show. Sing, dance and travel with Dorothy on her way to the Emerald City in a magical, musical, interactive show. Show available on request in advance, for groups....
Each November, the legendary Festival of Fisher's Ghost comes alive in Campbelltown. The festival is steeped in history, dating back to 1956. It is named after Australia's most famous ghost, Frederick Fisher.
Held over 10 days, the festival features the spectacular Street Parade, the prestigious Fisher's Ghost Art Award, annual Fisher's Ghost Fun Run, a street fair, craft exhibition, open days, and a giant carnival with fireworks.
Enjoy the many events and celebrate the legend with them - if you dare....
All of the fun of the fair is set to return when the Festival of Fisher's Ghost descends on Mawson Park and Queen Street for the annual Street Fair.
The Street Fair is jam-packed with stalls, entertainment and free activities for people of all ages. With something for everyone, it's a great day out!...
Come and enjoy Mega Mini Golf's American style themed indoor mini golf centre and experience Under the Sea , Pharaoh's Tomb, and the Wild West all in the one 18 hole course. Indoor and air-conditioned venue. The perfect outing for all weather conditions!
The course is packed with props and features to entertain the family. Witness the Wild West shoot out between the Sheriff and 'Mad Dog McCoy', take a stroll Under the Sea and listen to the whale harmonies and let their Egyptian mummy take you by surprise.
Enjoy the challenging holes with interesting surprises!...
The historic Macarthur region near Sydney has long been known for the spirits that are said to inhabit its colonial dwellings. The Menangle House Ghost Tours invite ghost hunters to experience theses ghostly presences for themselves.
A guided ghost tour of Menangle House with psychic mediums Tracey-Lee and Elisa Greenfield. The evening includes a two course meal and a short psychic reading, followed by a tour of the 175 year-old Menangle House.
Described by organisers as mystical, enlightening, and maybe even frightening.
The Campbelltown Arts Centre, a flagship cultural venue for Greater Sydney, includes gallery spaces, workshops, a performance studio, large outdoor amphitheatre and of course the well known Arts Centre Café.
More than 70,000 visitors per year visit the Arts Centre to view the exhibitions, attend performances, or participate in workshop programs encompassing visual arts, dance, music, theatre and more.
Adjacent to the centre is the Japanese Teahouse and garden, a Bicentennial gift to the people of Campbelltown by sister city Koshigaya. The Teahouse Garden is perfect for picnic lunches, weddings or tranquil contemplation.
Behind the centre is the Sculpture Garden, a federation project initiated by Campbelltown City Council and the Commonwealth Government's Federation Fund. The garden presents a series of changing exhibitions.
Morning, afternoon tea and tours are available for groups by arrangement. Bus parking available close to building....
The Japanese Gardens are a special gift from Koshigaya, Campbelltown's Sister City in Japan, and are located in the grounds of the Campbelltown Arts Centre.
The Campbelltown Japanese Gardens celebrate the sister city relationship between Campbelltown and Koshigaya. The gardens were presented to Campbelltown by the citizens of Koshigaya on 10 April, 1988.
The Gardens symbolise the beliefs and religion of both Shinto, the indigenous religion of Japan, and Zen Buddhism.
The Campbelltown Japanese Gardens feature a traditional waterfall, koi pond, timber bridge, stonework pathways, lush plantings and a 16th Century designed teahouse, hand crafted by Japanese craftsmen.
The aim of the garden is to obtain quiet solitude. The design represents elegant simplicity, lending itself to contemplation and heightened awareness.
The Gardens is also home to the Arts Centre Cafe, one of the region's most scenic dining locations overlooking the tranquil landscaped garden. ...
Saturday Morning Yoga for Beginner's.
The New Year brings new fresh beginnings..... Perfect time to start yoga practice!
Beginners Yoga can help with stress, tired sore bodies and can calm the body and mind through gentle breath and body awareness, meditation and asana posture. Start to feel good and enjoy the simple things in life.
Six week course: 30th January - 12th March 2016.
Time and day: 9am-10am Saturday
Start your visit to Campbelltown and the Macarthur region by stopping in at the Campbelltown Visitor Centre. The centre is located in historic 'Quondong Cottage' and nestled between the widely acclaimed Arts Centre and Catholic Club.
Built in 1840, the building was used as St Patrick's School House for a number of years, before the school moved premises. Inside you will find a replica school room featuring artefacts from school life in the 1800s.
Combine the action of a cosmopolitan city and the tranquillity of natural surrounds, and you have the city of Campbelltown, where you can indulge in the best of both worlds. Less than one hour south-west of Sydney's central business district, Campbelltown is steeped in history and rich in tales of the earliest pioneers.
Campbelltown is packed with great activities and events to make your visit enjoyable including bushwalking, golfing, go-karting, horse riding, shopping, dining, and more....
Warm up your singing voices and get set for a magical evening at the Campbelltown Christmas Carols.
The entertainment line up is not to be missed, featuring live bands and a host of solo performers singing all of your favourite carols.
There will also be a special visit from the jolly man in the red suit, Santa Claus, as well as a range of fun entertainment for all the family to enjoy....
Quest Campbelltown offers quality Serviced Apartment accommodation in the Macarthur region. Opened in September 2010, the 81 apartments and conference room offers the Macarthur region another quality solution. Quest Campbelltown features Studio, One, Two and Three Bedroom Apartments with a complimentary on-site gymnasium, barbecue terrace and car parking.
Guests can enjoy the flexibility of staying a night, week or longer whether it be for a special holiday or for work.
Conveniently located near the M5 and M7, Quest Campbelltown is easily accessible to the Macarthur region, Sydney city and the South Coast.
Campbelltown's Bicycle Education and Road Safety Centre provides education for cycling and pedestrian safety in a fun and safe environment.
The centre is a great place to visit with the kids, family and friends. Schools can also take advantage of the road safety education programs on offer.
The centre features a main road circuit simulating road conditions, including road signage and traffic lights, as well as a junior track for toddlers, shaded playground, picnic tables and free barbecues.
The centre can also be hired for private functions, making it an ideal venue for children's birthday parties, sports presentations and family fun days.
The centre is open to the public, free of charge, every Sunday and during the school holidays.
Visitors attending the centre must bring their own bike or scooter and helmet and must wear enclosed footwear....
Menangle is part of the Wollondilly Shire. Established as a village to service the operations of Camden Park Estate, the railway bridge over the Nepean River is the oldest in use today. The opening of the railway in 1863 enabled overnight milk deliveries to the Sydney Market, beating the summer heat in the days before refrigeration. The Store, built in 1904, sells everything from antiques to groceries to saddlery and ice creams.
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The Live Smart Festival is an annual event which the organisers thank the Macarthur District for supporting, each and every year.
On the day they will have a great range of different market stalls ranging from sustainable products and services, to handmade, homemade or homegrown products and lots of fresh produce stalls for the farmers market.
Come along and enjoy the local live entertainment while tasting some delicious food. There will also be some free workshops and lectures on the day on 'Living Sustainably' and 'Veggie Gardening'.
Macarthur's Progressive Wine Lunch is held in and around Camden and includes a visit to three venues. Starters are at Fussy Grape Winery, main meal is at Trattoria La Vigna Restaurant and dessert is at Razorback Ridge Wines. Wine tasting is included at all venues and a glass of wine is included with mains and dessert. Please note that this is a self-drive experience.
This six kilometre fun walk or 11 kilometre endurance walk is held at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan.
Get a group together from work, your local sporting club or even just gather up the family and register now for this awesome event.
There's really no excuse not to join in the fun - with 12 different age categories to register in, participation in the event is a healthy lifestyle choice and demonstrates that participants embrace an active way of life.
Razorback Ridge Wines is located in the picturesque Macarthur region south of Sydney. It is an hour's drive from Sydney, 40 minutes from Wollongong and minutes from Camden.
This is a small family-run vineyard and cellar door. The first vines were planted in 2000. Varieties grown include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz, Chardonnay and Verdelho. All fruit is hand-picked. Wines are made on site in the winery.
Visitors can relax in the lovely rural setting overlooking the vineyard and pastures while enjoying wine tasting, cheese platters, dips and local olives.
Progressive Wine Lunches are held monthly. Vineyard and winery tours are held twice yearly.See website for details.
The cellar door is open weekends. A map can be readily downloaded from the Razorback Ridge Wines website.
Koshigaya Park is one of Campbelltown's most popular parkland areas.
The park was opened in 1984 in celebration of Campbelltown's sister city relationship with Koshigaya, Japan. Today it is a popular venue for outdoor activities and functions.
Facilities available include sheltered picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilet amenities and modern playground equipment. ...
Jump Zone Revolution is the perfect place to burn off some energy and get some exercise. Bounce your way along the trampoline runway into the enormous foam pit or for adrenaline junkies, take revenge on your friends in the Dodge Ball Court.
With four massive jumping areas, including an area designated for children under 100 centimetres, kids and parents alike will have a great time!...
The Sculpture Garden is in the grounds of the Campbelltown Arts Centre. It is a large outdoor sculpture and manicured park area featuring a range of permanent and changing exhibitions. Experience the unique sculptures in a beautiful outdoor setting, right in the centre of Campbelltown.
Experience the Tether of Time - a 15 metre sculpture and meet Esmeralda, the 10 tonne granite prehistoric wombat.
Located next to the Sculpture Garden is the Japanese Garden and the Arts Centre Cafe, one of the region's renowned coffee and meeting spots, overlooking the tranquil landscaped garden. ...
The three day Miracle Mile Carnival culminates in the greatest day of racing on the Australian Harness Racing calendar featuring six Group One races.
The carnival starts with the qualifying races for the Miracle Mile on Saturday night 11 February 2017.
The second night of the carnival on February 18 features the all-important barrier draw for the Miracle Mile and the qualifying races for the Oaks and Derby.
The final day of the carnival is held on February 25 and includes six Group One races headlined by the SEW Eurodrive Miracle Mile....