The Great Outdoors around Broke

Situated in a wide section of the valley, the surrounding hills frame some of the best scenery in the area with the striking Brokenback Mountain Range and iconic Yellow Rock providing an impressive backdrop. To the south and west of the Broke Fordwich farming lands lie two World Heritage areas.

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Photo of Chapman Valley Horse Riding

Nestled in the Hunter Valley just 45 minutes from Broke, Chapman Valley Horse Riding provides horse riding for ALL levels of experience, from beginners right up to experienced riders. Chapman Valley provides the opportunity to experience nature up close and personal as you snake your way on horse-back through the scenic valleys and mountains of the 6,500 acre property, which has been owned by the Chapman family for over 170 years. Experienced and friendly staff provide the perfect balance of fun and safety, with small groups to create a breathtaking and personalised experience.

National Parks around Broke

“Take in the spectacular views, immerse yourself in World Heritage-listed wilderness, and visit Aboriginal cultural heritage sites at Yengo National Park. Part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Yengo has spectacular views, remote wilderness and unique Aboriginal cultural heritage. There’s an abundance of Aboriginal sacred sites and rock engravings to discover.”

“World Heritage-listed Wollemi National Park offers a dramatic setting for scenic walks, swimming, canoeing and camping, just a couple of hours north-west of Sydney. Discover the spectacular landscapes of Wollemi National Park, part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. From scenic canyons, towering cliffs, wild rivers and serene forests, there are ample opportunities to be immersed in the beauty of the largest wilderness area in NSW.”

 

Scenic Drives

“The Greater Blue Mountains Drive is an exciting new touring journey that links a vast and spectacular world heritage landscape to the regions that surround it.

Covering 1,200 km of major connecting roads, the drive offers one of Australia’s greatest tourism experiences, linking Sydney with its own world heritage backyard and beyond to the diverse landscapes and experiences of inland New South Wales.”

Around Broke Fordwich Wine Region you can enjoy the Wollemi Foothills Scenic Drive.

The easiest way to get from the Blue Mountains and Western suburbs of Sydney is via Windsor and the Putty Road. This lovely inland route runs along the ridge tops of the mountain range, then down into the valley, through winding and scenic gorges to the open grazing and vineyard land of the Wollombi Valley at Milbrodale: an easy drive to the Hunter Valley via Broke Fordwich. Allow about two and a half hours.

 

Tennis and Playgrounds

Broke Recreation Grounds area great spot to enjoy the great outdoors. It offers: free BBQ with sheltered picnic tables, tennis courts with lights for night use, netball court, basketball court, and children’s play equipment. The courts are located at the end of Cochrane Street. For more information please contact Wendy Lawson on  6579 1334 or by email.

There’s also a terrific children’s playground across the road from Broke Village Store.