58kms · 51 mins by car · 90 mins by public transport
6,366 population (2016 Census)
Bligh Park is located approximately 58 kilometres northwest of Sydney, in the local government area of the City of Hawkesbury. Bligh Park is named after William Bligh an officer of the British Royal Navy and a colonial administrator.
Bligh Park has a small shopping centre which includes a grocery store, a takeaway store, a chemist, a bakery and a newsagent. Bligh Park is also the home to Bligh Park Primary School, which opened in 1990.
Bligh Park also has two large sporting ovals: Bounty Reserve located on Wetherill Crescent and Colonial Reserve located on Colonial Drive. Both are used as training arenas for sporting clubs such as Bligh Park Cricket Club, Bligh Park Soccer Club and Windsor Wolves Junior Rugby League Club.
Ashton Irwin, drummer of Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer, originated from Bligh Park.