Travel the Avon Valley

 

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine

 

The beautiful Avon Valley is a patchwork of green rolling hills, babbling brooks and historic country towns...

 

The Avon Valley region, a comfortable drive east of Perth, was the first inland settlement in Western Australia and is the perfect destination for exploring country towns, pottering through craft shops and museums, picnicking on the banks of the Avon River, hot air ballooning at dawn or setting out on bush walks.

 

The Valley is also host to a fantastic range of festivals and events the whole year round which make great excuses to visit. Stop in at a local cafe or restaurant some showcasing local produce such as james, olives, chocolate and honey. Or enjoy a drink at a historical pub - you'll find one in nearly every town of the Avon Valley.

 

With so much to see and do, why not spend a night or two? There are many charming accommodation options available, including historic hotels and bed and breakfasts, where you can relax and enjoy the warm country hospitality.

Visiting the vintage towns of Northam, Toodyay, York, Goomalling, Beverley and Brookton by road is a great way to explore the charming Avon Valley region and all of the towns are only a 30 minute drive from each other.

Avon calling...

  • TAKE a scenic drive and enjoy the valley's quaint and historical townships.

  • BE adventurous and try hot air ballooning, skydiving, gliding or paragliding.

  • EXPLORE museums, art galleries, historical attractions, antique shops.

  • PICNIC beside the beautiful Avon River.

  • BE part of the festivities during the world famous Avon Descent.

  • ENJOY country cuisine or a beer at the local historic pub.

  • SAMPLE a variety of wines, olive oil and lavender grown in the region.

  • ENJOY the spectacular and colourful wildflowers in spring.

  • ENJOY a variety of scenic walk trails through native bush and parks

  • TRY white water rafting on the Avon River's fast flowing waters during winter

Excerpt from the http://www.experienceperth.com/destinations/avon-valley

 

 

“Oh the places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

 

How to get to Beverley, from Perth.

 Beverley is approximately 130km South - East of Perth with an estimated drive time of 90 minutes.  

 

Route 1: Take the Gt Eastern Hwy to Mundaring towards Northam, then the Gt Southern Highway to York (90km from Perth). In York turn south onto Avon Tce that becomes the Gt Southern Hwy and follow the sign posts into Beverley, approximately 30 km.  

 

Route 2: See our map –  Take the Gt Eastern Hwy to Mundaring towards Northam, then the Gt Southern Highway towards York. Turn off onto Talbot Rd West, beware its on a crest and comes up quick.  Follow the signs with distances to Beverley.   

 

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