Lifestyle: Ropes Crossing


Located in the heart of Ropes Crossing is Ropes Crossing Village Central. Providing a community hub that provides a range of retail outlets, cafes and restaurants, Community Resource Hub and sporting fields, basketball and tennis courts. There is a proposed mixed use hospitality venue as well.


The Castlereagh Nature Reserve is a protected nature reserve located in the Berkshire Park suburb, a 15 min drive from Ropes Crossing. The boundary of the reserve is marked by The Northern Road to the west, by Llandilo Road to the east, rural properties to the south and by the Castlereagh Waste Management Centre to the north. The nature reserve was formerly Castlereagh State Forest and was managed as a production forest from 1917 to 1988, then as a demonstration forest from 1988 to 1995. Wianamatta Nature Reserve was created in October 2011. It covers an area of 181ha. Water Gum Community Park is located at water gum drive in Jordan Spring. It’s a lovely, open community park with a flying fox as its main drawcard. The facilities of Water Gum Community Park include Play equipment, not fully fenced, soft fall material, flying fox, seats, shelter.

Dining and Take away

Noodle Hut is a premiere noodle shop located in Ropes Central. Jordan Springs is a 15 min drive from Ropes Crossing. Thai Cuisine at Jordan Springs at Water Gum Drive is a popular restaurant for Thai food lovers. The restaurant is renowned for its food and service quality. The Five Stars Thaitanic is a great option for Thai food lovers. HCafe Jordan Springs is regarded as the best cafe in Jordan Springs. Their bacon is very famous. Subway® Restaurant offers the best sandwich in Jordan Springs. Other dining and take away options near Ropes Crossing include Thai La-Ong, Say Inn Chinese Restaurant, 3 Junction Thai Food Restaurant, Express Dragon Chinese Restaurant, New Fortune Palace, Penrith Chinese Restaurant, Himalaya Restaurant, Fountain Chinese Restaurant, Golden Inn and many more.


Ropes Crossing Village Central, provides a community hub with a range of retail outlets including Coles and speciality stores, along with cafes and restaurants. The major shopping centre within the region is Penrith Westfield, located 20 minutes from Ropes Crossing.