Visit Bella Vista Farm Park

Located off Elizabeth Macarthur Drive, Bella Vista Farm is an intact historic farm complex of cultural signi´Čücance to the nation. Established in the 1700s Bella Vista Farm is set on 20 hectares of rural landscape.

The complex features:

  • a two storey homestead
  • Bunya Pine lined driveway
  • various farm outbuildings set on a prominent hilltop

It provides a rare surviving link between the community today and the first European settlers. It represents some of Australia's earliest rural development.

Bella Vista Farm was transferred into Council ownership in 1998.

Council has adopted a Conservation Management Plan for the site. The plan aims to assist in the restoration and long-term conservation of the property. It provides for a range of complementary uses of the property, supplying the local community and visitors with a unique venue.

The surrounding grounds of Bella Vista Farm are open to the public.

Features include:

  • Large playground
  • BBQ facilities
  • picnic tables
  • walking tracks
  • toilets and
  • is dog-friendly (dogs must be on-leash at all times)



The entrance to the farm is located on Elizabeth MacArthur Drive, off Norwest Blvd, Bella Vista. Car parking is available in the outer grounds of the farm, just inside the entrance.

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The Friends of Bella Vista farm hold regular open days, on the first Sunday of each month where the farm can be fully accessed. Volunteers from the Friends of Bella Vista farm are available on open days to chat and answer any question about the Farm and its history. You can relax in the gardens of the Farm, bring a family picnic lunch to enjoy and explore the homestead and farm buildings.

In addition to open days this venue also hosts large community and cultural events. This includes:

  • Australia Day celebrations
  • Shakespeare in the Park
  • Concerts including the Red Hot Summer Tour
  • Food Festivals


To apply to hold an event at Bella Vista Farm, please visit the Organising an Event in The Hills Shire page.



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