Castle Hill Heritage Park is a site of nationally significance and one of our most important historical locations in The Hills. The site was one of the earliest Government Farms dating back to 1801, and the farm was the staging point for the first-ever convict rebellion on Australian soil in 1804.
Signage detailing the park’s colourful and rich history has recently been refurbished. The original signage has been replaced, with the new signage featuring QR codes, allowing access to further information about the heritage site.
The new signage complements the sites existing drawcards including significant grassed areas, scenic views, picnic facilities, playground, public toilets and concrete walking tracks. Castle Hill Heritage Park is also accessible to those with disabilities.
“Castle Hill Heritage Park is one of the most significant historical sites in The Hills and indeed the nation.”
“The park is also a wonderful location for families to gather and enjoy the outdoors,” Mayor Gangemi said.
“The newly refurbished signage along the walking trail provides a great timeline from the Dharug people, through to the establishment of the convict farm, asylum, orchards and small farm holdings,” Mayor Gangemi added.
“I highly encourage Hills locals and visitors to get to Heritage Park and enjoy the historical and natural assets that the site has to offer.”
For more information on Caste Hill Heritage Park, visit: https://www.thehills.nsw.gov.au/Venues/Parks-Recreation/Parks-Recreation-Directory/Castle-Hill-Heritage-Park