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Characterised by lush rolling hills and charming historic towns, the Blackwood River Valley is a picturesque inland region of Western Australia's South West. At its most beautiful in springtime, the towns within the region are known for their wildflowers and local award-winning gardens. The region is also home to a host of quirky events, from jazz and country music festivals, to medieval carnivals and open garden schemes.
  • Balingup

    This is one of the more unique little country towns, a quaint and picturesque little place – with a bit of a twist.
  • Boyup Brook

    Boyup Brook is known as WA's home of country music, with annual events of this nature.
  • Bridgetown

    Situated in a picturesque river valley surround by undulating hills, Bridgetown is one of the greenest and most beautiful towns in the south west.
  • Nannup

    The delightful little town of Nannup is one of the South West's cutest and quaintest towns.

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    Balingup Heights Hilltop Forest Cottages

    Balingup Heights Hilltop Forest Cottages offer rustic country charm on their  46 acre property. Each of their 6 newly renovated cottages are set apart in 25 acres of Jarrah & Marri hilltop forest, all with spectacular views of the rolling green hills. Farm animals wander around the property, and misty mornings provide a beautiful backdrop from the chalets. The […]

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    Barrabup Pool

    Barrabup Pool and Workers Pool are situated 8 km west of Nannup off Mowen Road. Surrounded by bushland, these popular swimming and camping spots provide a very picturesque setting and a number of good bushwalking tracks. Part of the St Johns Brook Conservation Park, the park also has a fascinating saw-milling history from early last […]

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    Ute & Truck Muster

    Held over a weekend in February, the Boyup Brook Ute & Truck Muster is a popular event that draws a growing crowd every year of both vehicles and spectators. This rather unusual, colloquial event sees some real characters and strange sights that capture a very “Aussie” country scene that you will not see very often. […]

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    Donnelly Village

    This historic mill town is nestled deep in the heart of Australia’s South West karri forests, about 10 minutes drive outside Nannup and has potential to provide a complete old town setting, a campsite or simply a unique bush location for filming. Built in the 1950s for the Bunnings Brothers, the thirty-five workers cottages, boarding […]

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    Bridgetown Hotel

    A well-known landmark in the heart of Bridgetown, the hotel is an impressive building with original character. The interior has been well renovated and offers a great variety of opportunities.

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    Bridgetown main street

    The main street of Bridgetown presents an interesting and very usable landscape for the right circumstances.

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    Old Gaol & Police Quarters, Bridgetown

    The Old Goal was constructed in 1880 by James Gibbs with the Police Quarters being constructed in 1907.  Both buildings are constructed from brick and iron and are typical of government buildings of the period. The original building consisted of two cells, a storeroom, kitchen, exercise yard, office, two lobbies, and two police living rooms. […]

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    Levanda Grove Alpaca Farm

    Seemingly at home amongst the rolling hills of Bridgetown but probably one of the last things you might expect to see are alpacas. Levanda Grove Alpaca Farm has been breeding friendly and easy to handle alpacas for nearly 20 years.  

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    Old Cheese Factory

    The Old Cheese Factory is now the largest craft factory in Australia but cheese is still produced around Balingup and this old building is a great example of the historical background and infrastructure available in the town. For further details contact: Balingup Visitor Centre: Tel: (+61 8) 9764 1818 Email: balinguptourism@westnet.com.au Website: www.balinguptourism.com.au

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    Medieval Carnivale

    Who would have thought you would find a knight or two in Australia? Held every year in August, the Balingup Medieval Carnival is a colourful and fun event including a street parade, jousting, jesters, music, stalls and lots of entertainment all adding to the merriment.  Both town residents and visitors come dressed appropriately and join in […]