Your Life at The Royce: Exploring Penrith

March 15, 2020

Aerial Shot The Royce Penrith

At The Royce, we’ve worked hard to create a vibrant and cosmopolitan atmosphere where you can live life the way you want. Onsite you’ll discover an abundance of amenities like the artisan Café Royce, stunning landscaped gardens and communal spaces, along with a selection of activities such as cooking master classes and shuffleboard Best part of all? You won’t have to travel far to get there!

But what if you’re the outgoing type who likes a day out in the local community? Or maybe you’re fit and active and love the benefits of a brisk stroll.  Whatever your lifestyle, we’ve got you covered with our pick of some of the best, must-visit destinations all located within easy reach of The Royce.

Who knows, one of these fabulous experiences just might become part of your new life at The Royce!


  • GREAT RIVER WALK: Did you know Penrith’s most iconic walk is located only a short stroll from The Royce? Pop on your walking shoes, meet up with friends and make this stunning walk along the Hawkesbury-Nepean River a picnic day to remember.
    For more information, please contact The Royce concierge desk.
  • WALKING CLUB: Put your best foot forward – join the crew of The Royce’s own walking club. It’s a great way to stay active and explore the nearby surrounds in a friendly and social setting. Every journey starts with a single step!
    For more information, please contact The Royce concierge desk.
  • AGILE…NOT FRAGILE: With such a memorable name, this contemporary dance group provides a welcoming and friendly environment for the young at heart – no dance experience required! The group meets every Friday at “The Joan” – The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre.
    597 High Street, Penrith P: 0401 912 177 (Fiona).



  • CAFÉ ROYCE: We couldn’t put together a gourmet list without your very own artisan café located right here – on your doorstep! The modern and light-filled interior of the café is a wonderful spot to sip a great cuppa from bespoke Sydney roaster Little Marionette and take your pick from the delectable range of home-made pastries.
    P: 02-4720 5633.
  • GELATO MESSINA: Guaranteed to elevate your grandparent ‘coolness’ factor, why not treat the grandkids (or yourself!) to a Sydney institution, right here in Penrith. There are more than 40 flavours to choose from like the signature hazelnut or fresh pear & rhubarb. Egg, dairy and nut free options are also available.
    Riley Street Dining Precinct, Westfield Penrith. P: 02-4721 7492.
  • THE VILLAGE PENRITH: This popular eatery and function venue is one of Penrith’s most picturesque spots for a Sunday brunch. Situated in a historic converted church building (circa 1861), a visit will leave you spellbound by the garden party atmosphere and incredibly fresh all-day breakfast choices. The High Tea offering is also a standout experience.
    74 Henry Street, Penrith. P: 02-4721 1155.



  • PANTHERS PENRITH: How’s this for convenience? Panthers Penrith, the region’s ultimate entertainment and dining destination is located just next door to The Royce. Choose from more than 10 hotspot eateries, see a live show or musical act or enjoy a round of trivia with friends. There’s always something new for members to enjoy at Panthers.
    123 Mulgoa Road, Penrith. P: 1800 061 991.
  • JOAN SUTHERLAND PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE: Opened in 1990 with a gala concert by the iconic Dame Joan Sutherland herself, today “The Joan” as it’s affectionately called, is the hub of performing arts in Penrith. From fine and classical music to musical theatre, comedy, dance and drama, The Joan always promises an exciting artistic program and a wonderful daytime or evening experience.
    597 High Street, Penrith P: 07-4723 7600.
  • SKYLINE DRIVE IN BLACKTOWN: Who can resist a nostalgic moviegoing experience of times gone by? Located a 30-minute drive from The Royce, Skyline Drive In Blacktown is a real drive-in experience. Drive right into your allocated spot, tune into the film’s soundtrack on your FM radio and order from the menu of tasty diner treats like burgers and hot dogs. For a cinema closer to home, a state-of-the-art HOYTS cinema is located at Westfield Penrith.
    Cricketers Arms Road, Blacktown. P: 02-9407 2750.