The original hotel was named ‘Maid of Australia Inn’, commissioned by Govenor Bligh, built around 1811 and located at 87 Bathurst Street, Pitt Town, right across the street from the existing pub.
Nothing is known of what happened to the old pub, however the existing building was constructed in 1825 and kept the name ‘Maid of Australia Inn’, the name was changed to ‘Bird in Hand Inn’ around 1896. The Bird in Hand Inn was extended in 1987 to accommodate a kitchen, dining areas and out door areas.
Lynwood Country Club is situated at Pitt Town which is one of the five historic towns established by Governor Macquarie in 1810. It is located about 50 kilometres north west of Sydney.
Lynwood takes its name from historic Lynwood House, a colonial style house built circa 1814 and is located on the course property.
The 18 hole golf course is set on 230 undulating acres. It was designed by Graham Papworth, President of the Australian Golf Course Architects Association. The links style 6400 metres, 72 par layout takes advantage of many natural features, including undulations, wetlands and natural rough.
The course boasts a truly magnificent driving range, a practice green and short game range incorporating greens and bunker facilities.
Most tees and greens are visible from the colonial style clubhouse veranda with sweeping panoramic views to the Blue Mountains as a backdrop.