Destination guide

The friendly city of Penrith awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Penrith with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming and walkable city is well known for its shopping, restaurants and bars. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Penrith

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Penrith a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cables Wake Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sydney Dragway (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Featherdale Wildlife Park (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Sydney (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Castle Hill Country Club (15.6 mi / 25 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Penrith

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Penrith is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Great River Walk (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • River Road Reserve (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Trench Reserve (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Blacktown International Sportspark (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Blacktown International Sportspark (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Nurragingy Reserve (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Penrith

Fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), the closest airport, located 29.8 mi (48 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Sydney Penrith Station.

Where to stay near Penrith City Council?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 168 holiday rentals near Penrith City Council. From 91 Houses to 25 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Penrith City Council is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Penrith City Council?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Penrith City Council. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Leura: 526 holiday rentals
  • Central Coast: 2,333 holiday rentals
  • South Coast: 5,069 holiday rentals
  • Blue Mountains: 728 holiday rentals
  • Cornwallis: 52 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Penrith City Council! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Penrith City Council?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Penrith City Council with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Leura: 526 holiday homes
  • Cornwallis: 52 holiday homes
  • Katoomba: 530 holiday homes
  • Blackheath: 552 holiday homes
  • Parramatta: 2,287 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Penrith City Council?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Penrith City Council. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sydney Campbelltown Station: 260 holiday rentals
  • Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens, Mount Tomah: 617 holiday rentals
  • Leura Cascades: 588 holiday rentals
  • Qudos Bank Arena: 3,838 holiday rentals
  • ANZ Stadium: 3,888 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Penrith City Council listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.