glenworth valley


sydney's favourite


Glenworth Valley offers the most unique camping experience anywhere in Australia. And its right on your doorstep – just 20 minutes from Hornsby.

Set amongst the most stunning natural bush scenery, this 200-acre creekside campground gives you the freedom to sprawl out and find your own secluded patch, making it perfect for families and groups of all sizes. Relax beside a roaring campfire and sleep underneath a blanket of brilliant stars. Wake up to incredible valley views, with the sounds of bellbirds chirping and gentle splashes from the nearby creek. Discover incredible adventures like horse-riding and quad biking in pristine, unspoiled bushland. 

Glenworth Valley is an Australian experience unlike any other.

only 20 minutes drive

near sydney

discover incredible


Reach us in just 15 minutes from Gosford or 20 minutes from Hornsby. Sydney’s favourite weekend escape is right on your doorstep.

Arriving at Glenworth Valley, you’ll wind through stunning, pristine bushland as you pass horses grazing placidly in fields. Make your way through endless wilderness and find your campsite underneath a picturesque valley setting.

Choose your own space amongst an expansive campground and feel the freedom of Australia’s iconic bushland. And as you unpack, the adventures begin.

Fill your weekend with incredible new experience and create a unique camping getaway rich with unforgettable adventures. All onsite in spectacular Aussie wilderness.

unforgettable adventures

things to do

No two days are ever the same at Glenworth Valley. And you’ll never hear kids cry that they’re bored – it just doesn’t happen.

Should you take a refreshing swim in the watering holes or explore unspoiled wilderness with a bush walk? Visit farmyard animals or enjoy an outdoor adventure? There’s Pony RidesHorse Riding tours, Quad bikingAbseilingLaser SkirmishKayaking and Axe throwing to choose from. And our daily ‘Running of the Horses’ is a spectacle not to be missed – where our magnificent 200 horses charge through the Valley as they move into their nightly grazing pasture.

showers and

camping facilities

close to


Warm up for a day of adventuring with a steamy hot shower in modern amenities just a short stroll from your site. Before cooking up a hearty breakfast on a wood-fire BBQ in  stunning valley surrounds. 

Free wifi is also available at reception, but we promise that you’ll find a better connection around the campfire with your closest family and friends. 

fresh pastries &

barista-made coffee

Stroll over to our onsite shop for bacon and eggs and everything you need for for your campfire brekkie. Collect your barista-made coffee and fresh pastries from our café (open weekends and daily in school holidays).  And don’t forget wood for the campfire and ice for your drinks while you’re there.

luxury camping


Love your creature comforts? Glamping in luxury bell tents with comfy mattresses, deluxe styling and all the bells and whistles is also available. It’s totally pre-arranged, so you can get straight into an adventure. Find out more here.

first time campers &

equipment hire

family camping

tent hire

Missing some gear for your weekend away? Glenworth Valley has you covered with 4-person tents and single air-mattresses available for hire. Call 4375 1222 to secure your equipment today. 

food an d supplies

essentials onsite

Dodge the queues at your local shopping center and find Glenworth Valley’s onsite shop stocked with the convenience items needed for the weekend. Purchase bacon and eggs, snacks and cooking supplies, wood, ice, sanitary items plus more.

group camping

family tent hire

Hire your own tipi tent online (good for up to 8 people) and arrive to your setup all arranged. Ditch your luggage and get straight into the fun stuff – adventure is waiting.

safe & secure

management onsite

noise curfew &


It’s an unfortunate reality that many stunning National Parks and wilderness camping locations suffer from a lack of security and management.

Being privately owned, Glenworth Valley offers onsite management with a noise curfew of 10pm, combining the wilderness experience that you love with piece of mind and a great nights sleep.

authentic australia

stunning wilderness

awe inspiring


Glenworth Valley provides family friendly bush camping. We are not like a caravan park; ecology and sustainability are at the heart of what we do. Our campsites are kept in a natural state and are all unpowered, with most campsites scattered along Popran Creek in large open fields, which our 200 horses also call home during times when campers are not visiting. As such, you shouldn’t expect the grounds to be manicured or have the comforts and facilities of a caravan park.

large events &

private campgrounds

Hosting large events or private functions? Accommodating large groups of guests?

Glenworth Valley Private Campgrounds are the answer.

Whatever you can think of, we have the space and flexibility to make it happen. From luxurious Glamping tents and on-site food trucks to large glamourous marquee tents and your own camping village, the possibilities are endless.

Relax around the campfire and embrace nature as you soak in the atmosphere of this stunning location.

Secure your own exclusive camping area and create a unique experience that your guests will remember forever. Minimum guest numbers apply. Enquire today at


quick summary

Price: Price* $30 per adult. $15 Children 7-17. Kids Under 7 free. Please be advised that a $500 bond (pre-authorisation) is required for groups of 8 or more adult campers.

*Higher rates apply on public holiday long weekends.

Includes: Campsite

Extras Available: Tent hire, Air mattress hire, Glamping tent, Firewood, Ice

Available: Daily



Hot showers, toilets, wood-fired BBQs and picnic tables are available for your convenience. During peak times, these can become limited so we recommend bringing your BBQ and/or table if these facilities are important to you.

All tap water on the property is pure spring water suitable for drinking.

Free wireless internet access is available around the reception area.

Camper trailers, caravans and motor homes are welcome.

Campers are welcome to bring their own kayak with them if you wish to explore Popran Creek at their own leisure

Pets are not permitted at Glenworth Valley under any circumstances

Drones are strictly not permitted to be operated anywhere on the property.

Camper trailers, caravans and motor homes are welcome.

Campfires are permitted inside existing fire circles or campfire sites. Collecting firewood from fallen branches is permitted away from horse riding trails.

We ask you to please help conserve the property by respecting the wildlife, caring for the land and leaving the campsites as you find them.

We ask that you are considerate of your fellow campers and their right to enjoy a peaceful getaway. It is a condition of camping at Glenworth Valley that all music and noise cease by 10pm.

All campers are required to make a booking and pay in advance. On arrival all campers must check in at the office to collect their camping permit prior to setting up their campsite.

Be sure to book one of our exciting and unique adventure activities to experience an unforgettable getaway!

Music or loud noises are not permitted after 10pm. If you are looking to make noise or party all night, Glenworth Valley is not your camping destination.

Do not cut down living trees or vegetation for firewood or other purposes.

Drones are strictly not permitted to be operated anywhere on the property.

Vehicles are to remain on the designated roads and tracks within the camping areas at all times.

If your camping area is left untidy you will be charged a cleaning fee of $150.

Please be advised that staff regularly monitor our campgrounds

View a map of the Glenworth Valley campground here.