Wentworth Falls provides one of the best autumn experiences in the Blue Mountains.
Wentworth Falls is one of the Blue Mountains towns which is about 100 kilometres from Sydney. The town is one of the most beautiful towns in the Blue Mountains with incredible views and even an amazing waterfall.
The best time to visit Wentworth Falls
Without a doubt, the best time to visit Wentworth Falls is, you guessed it, autumn! Wentworth Falls truly has a beautiful autumn feel in the town the sunset colours from the leaves change in colour.
What to see in Wentworth Falls
The historic town is a great place to check out while you’re exploring the Blue Mountains. It’s close to many walking tracks, waterfalls, and Katoomba which is the main town in the Blue Mountains.
Not only is Wentworth Falls a town, but there is also a waterfall called Wentworth Falls! Like other waterfalls, the best time to see this one is after a lot of rain. The waterfall is one of the most amazing ones in Blue Mountains which is an incredible three tiered waterfall reaching 187 metres tall.
Charles Darwin walk
Go back in time and do the same walk that Charles Darwin apparently did back in 1836 when he visited the area. You’ll enjoy walking along Jamison Creek and seeing the waterfalls and many different types of birds. It will take around an hour to complete this walk which starts from Wilson Park.
Wentworth Falls Lake
Wentworth Falls Lake is perfect for kayaks and canoes and is located near the town centre. Originally the lake was created to supply water for the steam railway but is now home to local fish, water bugs, shrimp, and many other water creatures.
You can come by here to enjoy the view and lake while sitting down for an afternoon picnic. There are BBQ facilities and a playground if you have any children.
Where to eat
When you’re travelling, sometimes you just need a list of great places to grab good food. Whether it’s fast food or a dine in experience. Wentworth Falls has a selection of great food from delicious pies to cafes and restaurants.
Mountain High Pies
Without a doubt, one of the most popular places to grab food, especially a pie! With more than 15 years of experience, Mountain High Pies offers some of the best pies in the Blue Mountains.
You’ll feel overwhelmed by the huge selection of pies, there is truly something for everyone! Like classic beef pies to chicken pies, vegan and vegetarian pies, and of course sweet pies for the sweet tooths.
Fed Blue Mountains
Your go to cafe for all things breakfast, brunch, and lunch! You can make your own breakfast (not literally but you select what you want) or pick classic meals like eggs benedict, smashed avocado, and a toastie.
For lunch, there’s anything from amazing burgers to curry and rice, and pies. Of course, there are drinks available from hot to cold drinks.
La Famiglia Pizzeria
You can’t ever go wrong with a pizzeria! There’s a great selection of pizza, risotto, salads, and desserts. You can eat in the pizzeria or do takeaway and find somewhere to sit and enjoy the view of the Blue Mountains.
Where to stay
Wentworth Falls is a beautiful town to stay in while you’re exploring the Blue Mountains. You’ll want about three days in Wentworth Falls to see the Blue Mountains, go to iconic locations, and do some walking tracks.
Grand View Hotel
The Grand View Hotel has luxury and spacious rooms. There are rooms sleeping up to two people with a private ensuite or a shared bathroom. Rooms with a private ensuite include double, queen, and family (sleeps three people). Rooms with a shared bathroom include the single, queen, and family (sleeps three people).
All rooms include air conditioning, an electric blanket to keep you warm during winter, Wi-Fi, a TV, and tea and coffee making facilities. You’ll feel right at home when staying in one of these rooms!
The hotel also has a bistro and a bar for all guests to enjoy a meal and drink during their stay.
Silvermere Guesthouse has beautiful suites where you can feel right at home while staying in Wentworth Falls. Enjoy a full country breakfast as you view the beautiful Blue Mountains.
The suites have a queen or king bed and the king bed suites can have twin beds instead. The Hay room also has an extra single bed. All suites have a private bathroom and either have a garden or mountain view. These suites also have heating, ceiling fans, a TV, Wi-Fi, and tea and coffee making facilities.
Silvermere also offers a private cottage with two queen bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and a bathroom.
Valley of the Water Bed & Breakfast
When staying in the Blue Mountains, you’ll wake up in the morning and view the mountains straight from your bed! The three Valley of the Water Bed guest rooms have queen beds, private ensuites which has a spacious spa, and your own private balcony.
The view from the house is remarkable as you’ll overlook Jamison Valley and see the sandstone cliffs. You may even make some friends with the local birds on the balcony!