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Everything you could possibly want from a country escape, the Perth
Hills are a treasure trove of history, walking trails, intimate B&Bs and
pristine national parks. Throw in some great day spas, and you’ve got
yourself a sumptuous destination, all within an hour of Perth.
It’s all about the Ws in the Perth Hills –
wines, wildflowers and walking trails.
This peaceful spot
is reminiscent of old
England, with its tudor-
style architecture. Araluen
has a rich cultural history,
Picnic in Armadale
34 scenic walks, lush bushland and parklands
make this a picnic spot sanctuary.
Bursting with heritage, the Kalamunda
History Village and the Railway Heritage Trail
are must dos. The farmers markets every
Sunday morning sell beautifully fresh food,
and there are some great antiques shops
along Haynes Street.
Trek Mundaring’s trails
With Mundaring Weir and the No.1 Pump
Station, John Forrest National Park, Fred
Jacoby Park, and the start of the Munda
Biddi cycle track, you’ll need a couple of
days to cover all Mundaring’s trails!
a championship 18-hole
golf course, and, for
wildflower lovers, beautiful
blooms and landscaped
gardens to take your
Described as a ‘slice of
Italy’ , these valleys are
home to a diverse set
of wineries, producing
some heavy-hitting reds
and great chardonnays.
There is also a variety of
artists’ studios to visit.
Serpentine Falls and
Serpentine Dam makes
this town a hiker’s paradise.
Araluen Botanic Park (Photography
TASTING ROOM Open Wednesday to Sunday for wine sales from 10am to 5pm
RESTAURANT Open Wednesday to Sunday _ bookings essential (08) 9525 5796
Function room for weddings and special occasions
Old Chestnut Lane, Jarrahdale WA 6124
A Member of the Fogarty Wine Group
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