sydney & the central coast's
favourite camping getaway
Glenworth Valley offers the most unique camping experience anywhere in Australia. And its right on your doorstep – just 20 minutes from Hornsby & Gosford.
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.
This is a camping trip your family & friends will truly cherish forever.
what's on in the valley
come & meet
Be among the first to meet the newest member of the Glenworth Valley family – Baby Dougie the Scottish Highland.
A super cute bundle of joy, Dougie is settling in to the petting farm – and is looking forward to making new friends this Spring.
Drop by, and give Dougie a pat and scratch – it’ll make his day.
dates still available
if you hurry
There’s still time to book your weekend getaway to Glenworth Valley this October, November & December – if you act fast.
Better still, why not book midweek – and enjoy the freedom of out-of-holiday camping? There’s heaps of availability before the Summer school holidays begin.
Start packing the firewood – this is going to be a camping trip to remember.
just 20 minutes drive
from gosford & hornsby
No need to spend hours in the car with crying kids to reach your getaway destination. Get to Glenworth Valley in just 15 minutes from Gosford or 20 minutes from Hornsby.
Right on your doorstep, it’s perfect for a weekend away, quick mid-week stay or holiday trip to remember.
The whole family will love how easy camping trips are to Glenworth Valley.
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 Rides, Horse Riding tours, Quad biking, Abseiling, Laser Skirmish, Kayaking 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.
clean, modern & permanent
hot showers & running water
bathrooms & amenities
You don’t have to compromise on modern comforts to experience the freedom of wilderness camping at Glenworth Valley.
Permanent bathrooms with hot showers, running water and flush toilets are just a short stroll from your site. Plus free Wifi is available at reception.
camper, trailer &
Trailers, caravans, campervans and specialty tents are all welcome at Glenworth Valley. Just remember to tell us in your booking notes and we can accommodate you in the correct areas.
delicious hot food
Make your way up to the onsite cafe for a delicious & hot brekkie or lunch with a spectacular view of Glenworth Valley’s surrounds.
There’s bacon and egg rolls, fresh toasties, scrumptious pastries, barista-made coffees, ice cream, cold drinks & hot chips to enjoy.
Open weekends, public holidays and daily in school holidays.
food, supplies &
Forgot an essential – like toilet paper, sunscreen, detergent, firewood, ice, snacks or sauce?
Lucky you’re at Glenworth Valley. Head up to the onsite shop and grab your items with the friendly and helpful service from staff.
deluxe & stylish
Does a cosy evening in a luxury bell tent with comfy mattresses and deluxe styling sound like your kind of getaway?
Indulge in Glamping and discover why this new style of camping is so popular.
It’s totally pre-arranged, so you can get straight into holiday-mode and start relaxing.
quiet, safe & secure with
Camping at Glenworth Valley combines the awe-inspiring wilderness setting of a national park with the security, peace of mind and noise management of a privately owned campground.
With onsite management, you’ll drift to sleep listening to the serene sounds of nature and wake up refreshed, energised and ready for adventure.
equipment hire for
first time campers
Require gear for your camping getaway?
4-person tents and single air-mattresses are available for hire onsite.
You’ll be saved the hassle (and money) of trying to find the right equipment suitable for a wilderness getaway.
Call 4375 1222 to secure yours today.
in awe-inspiring nature
Glenworth Valley is not like a caravan park. Ecology and sustainability are at the heart of what we do.
To bring the joys of family-friendly bush camping to the region, our campsites are kept in a natural state and are all unpowered. 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 all the comforts and facilities of a regular caravan park.
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.
Extras Available: Tent hire, Air mattress hire, Glamping tent, Firewood, Ice
Hot showers, toilets and picnic tables are available for your convenience. During peak times, tables can become limited so we recommend bringing your own 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
Due to the safety of horses and guests, Drones are not permitted to be operated anywhere on the property.
The use of Petrol and Diesel Generators is prohibited within the Campgrounds. Battery and Solar Power Stations are permitted.
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
When booking online, please tell us in your booking notes if you plan to bring a Caravan, Campervan, Camping-Trailer or speciality tent. We will do our best to accommodate you in the designated areas.
large events &
Hosting large outdoor events or private functions? Glenworth Valley may be your perfect destination.
Whatever you have in mind, Glenworth Valley has the space and flexibility to bring your event to life. From a DIY festival with luxurious Glamping tents and on-site food trucks. To a spectacular marquee arrangements with music, styling, dancing & more in your own private wilderness area.
The possibilities are truly limitless.
Secure your own exclusive camping area and create a unique experience that your guests will remember forever.
Minimum guest numbers apply.