Pheasants Nest is a small village in the Macarthur Region of New South Wales, Australia, in Wollondilly Shire. It has a north bound and south bound roadhouse on the Hume Highway. At the 2006 census, Pheasants Nest had a population of 656 people. Pheasants Nest was named after the Lyrebird, local to the Bargo area, which was mistakenly called a pheasant by early explorers. It is surrounded by Wilton, Bargo, Tahmoor and Douglas Park suburbs. It is located 40 kilometre south-east from Campbelltown and 85 kilometre from Sydney.