One of my favourite walks in Blue Mountains is to the Ruined Castle. After planning numerous times, one fine day I made it to the Ruined Castle. The views from the top is surely worth it. Unfortunately, I could not complete the last leg of the climb because of the difficulty.



  • Distance: 16.3 kilometers
  • Grade: Very hard
  • Path: Katoomba – Narrow Neck – Golden Stairs – Ruined Castle – Scenic World
  • Public transport:
    • There are frequent trains between Sydney Central and Katoomba.
    • More information can be found on Transport NSW website.


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