Gladesville is located 10 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district, it prides itself on its riverside views and bush settings along the Parramatta River. The nearby Gladesville Bridge, a Sydney landmark that links the North Shore to the Inner West. There are two primary schools in the suburb: Gladesville Public School and Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Primary School and Christ Church Gladesville Preschool. Riverside Girls High School is a short distance away from Gladesville, located in the suburb of Huntleys Point. St Joseph’s College (Boys) is located in Hunters Hill, Holy Cross College (Boys) in Ryde and Marist Sisters' College Woolwich (Girls) is located near the peninsula of Woolwich. These schools are easy to access from Gladesville and are the main sources of education for the young Gladesville population.