The Western Suburbs of Sydney offers many things to see and do, either during the day or for an evening out. The trendy suburb of Lidcombe is located conveniently right in the heart of Sydney’s West, so it’s a great area to check out; whether you live in Sydney or are a visitor.
In this article, we’re going to highlight just some of the things you can see and do in Lidcombe and the surrounding areas.
#1 – Fly High At Circus Arts
Right next door to Lidcombe is Homebush Bay and one of the most exhilarating attractions in the area is Circus Arts. Since 1999, Circus Arts has been providing high-flying thrills for the general public. You don’t have to be a circus performer or experienced trapeze artist to get involved in the action.
People of all ages and ability levels are catered for, so whether you’re young or old, experienced or not, try your hand at the trapeze. It’s totally safe and a heck of a lot of fun for everyone. Do something different for your next birthday party or special occasion. Circus classes are a great idea for corporate team bonding sessions as well.
#2 – Visit Dooleys Lidcombe Catholic Club
Right in the heart of the Lidcombe district is Dooleys Lidcombe Club. Dooleys Club is a family-friendly entertainment and social club, so you can even bring the kids along for a meal or some fun entertainment.
There is always something happening at Dooleys in Lidcombe, every day and night of the week. Enjoy fantastic food at reasonable prices, indulge in your favourite alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage, take in some live entertainment or even come along to one of their bingo nights.
Dooleys hold regular raffles, where there are some great prizes up for grabs. There’s always a lot going on at Dooleys Lidcombe Club.
#3 – Spend Some Quiet Time In Remembrance Park
Centrally located in James Street in Lidcombe is Remembrance Park. It’s a quiet and peaceful location right in the heart of the suburb with loads of nearby businesses, shops and places to eat. It’s not a large park but it does have a fenced-in playground for children to amuse themselves while parents kick back on the verdant lawns.
The reason it’s called Remembrance Park is there is actually a war memorial in the park honouring all of those who served in the Vietnam and Korean Wars. Trees and gardens adorn the park and considering it’s right in the CBD, it’s a relaxing place to chill out after lunch or any time of the day.
#4 – Restaurants and Cafes Are Everywhere Around Lidcombe
Whether you want to sit back and people watch while you sip on a latte at one of the many cafes, or fancy dining on Japanese or Korean food for lunch or dinner, you’ll be spoilt for choice in Lidcombe. Virtually everywhere you turn there is a trendy little cafe or restaurant offering delicious cuisine from all over the world. There is also a broad selection of your usual fast food chains to choose from if you’re looking for a quick meal or snack. One thing’s for certain, you’re not going to go hungry in Lidcombe or have to search for long for a place to eat or to have a hot or cold drink.
#5 – Fancy Hitting a Golf Ball Or a Round of Golf?
Whether you want to get together with some friends and play a round of golf and take out your frustrations by whacking balls at the driving range, there are a number of options around the Lidcombe area.
Nearby is the Hudson Park Driving Range, right near the historic Rookwood Cemetery (another place you’ll definitely want to take a look at). You can also check out the Strathfield Golf Club or the Carnarvon Golf Club. The driving range and the two golf clubs are located right near Lidcombe and are very easy to get to.
There is a lot to see and do in Lidcombe and all over Sydney’s Western Suburbs. There is plenty of public transport available if you don’t have a vehicle, so there’s no excuse not to get out and explore Lidcombe and surrounding areas.