Wondrous Walkabout – Thornleigh to Hornsby (Part of the Great Northern Walk)

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We live in one of the greatest tourist destinations on Earth. Yet how much of your backyard have you really uncovered? Come with us to admire parts of Sydney that you might have known of, but never got around to exploring.

Join us on this free and active stream of local bush walks and an appreciation of the best local spots you never dared to find on your own.

This Wondrous Walkabout is Thornleigh to Hornsby (Part of Great Northern Walk)

Starting at Thornleigh station you walk through suburban streets for a short while before diving into the bush at the southern end of Berowra Valley Regional Park. Soon after visiting the site of the historic Zig Zag railway you start wandering through the Berowra Creek valley, passing a few cascading creeks. The track undulates along the side of the valley visiting a range of environments from moist fern forest to the drier grass tree and eucalypt forests of the ridge.
There is a short side trip to visit the Westleigh engravings and a chance to pop down to fishponds, before climbing up the depression era stone steps to Hornsby station.
We aren’t offering transport options as this is a free event, but there are many ways you can get to the event and home
  • Train to Thornleigh Station and finish at Hornsby Station. (More details of which train we will be catching closer to the date)
  • Drive to Waterfall Station and work out our own car pool from Hornsby Station to Thornleigh Station.

When : Sunday 6th November

Where : Thornleigh Station

From : 10.00am to approximately 2pm to finish of walk.

Distance : 10.2 KM

Hard Track with some steep inclines

Cost : FREE – any extras (food or drink) at your expense



Check out the pics from last time

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