27kms · 25 mins by car · 45 mins by public transport
7,287 population (2016 Census)
Pennant Hills is located approximately 28 kilometres north-west of the Sydney CBD. Positioned in the flourishing Hills area of Hornsby Shire, Pennant Hills is held in esteem by both residents and visitors alike.
The tree lined suburb consists of a comfortable yet active trade centre, surrounded by regional parklands of significance. Pennant Hills Park hosts a variety of natural bush walking trails, that all lead into the impressive Berowra Valley Regional Park. The area was first explored by Governor Arthur Phillip shortly after 15 April 1788. It was noted that the party saw 'fine views' of the Blue Mountains.
Pennant Hills is only minutes to ecological attractions such as Koala Park, and the only metropolitan State Forest in the southern hemisphere, Cumberland State Forest. Pennant Hills is less than 25 minutes by car from Sydney along the M2 motorway, and is on the main northern train line from Sydney Central.
Pennant Hills is home to two public schools Pennant Hills Public School established in 1925 and Pennant Hills High School established in 1966 and two Catholic Schools, Mount St Benedict College, a girls secondary school and St Agatha's Catholic Primary School.
Pennant Hills Market Place offers a stress-free and enjoyable shopping experience located in the heart of Pennant Hills. Stores include; IGA, Harris Farm Markets, BWS, Harris Farm Meats, Australia Post and Westpac Bank, which ensure that all of your everyday needs are taken care of.
It is also within comfortable day-tripping distance of such delightful and historic Hawkesbury River towns as Wisemans Ferry, Windsor, Pitt Town and Richmond, and the apple towns of Kurrajong and Bilpin on the Bells Line of Road approach to the Blue Mountains.