Tahmoor

Intriguing pockets of nature and history among charming shops and the famous Mermaid Pools

Tahmoor is one of Wollondilly’s largest towns and despite its modernity, there are intriguing pockets of history and nature, including hidden gems like the oldest house in the Shire, Tahmoor House (now privately owned).

Over the years, present day Tahmoor has had many names including Myrtle Creek, Bargo, Bargo West, Cordeaux, Bronzewing Park and finally Tahmoor, a local Aboriginal word for “Bronzewinged Pigeon”.

Nearby are a number of popular attractions to add to your list on any visit. Challenge your adventuring skills (with caution) and marvel at the stunning Mermaid Pools, grab a bite to eat at the Tahmoor Inn, smell the roses at the Tahmoor Garden Centre and be sure to stop by The Candy Train, a nostalgic shop with specialty treats from all over the globe.

Population (as at Census 2018): 5,331

 

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