Springwood is a delightful Lower Blue Mountains village, 74 kilometres from Sydney. It has a town centre with a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants. Bushwalking is one of the most popular activities here and there are several easy-to-medium walks including Fairy Dell and Sassafrass Gully Walks. Local lookouts include Yellow Rock Lookout and Hawkesbury Lookout, which offer views over the Penrith Valley and as far as Sydney. One of the most popular attractions between Springwood and Faulconbridge is the Norman Lindsay Gallery and Cafe. Springwood Leisure and Aquatic Centre operates all year round.