Magical story book characters have begun to return to Balingup for this year’s Telling Tales in Balingup! This wonderful children’s story telling event is sure to entice and enthral children of all ages. Telling Tales in Balingup will take place on the weekend of 14th and 15th July, 2012. Join[…]
We received the first of the autumn rain over the last couple of days here in Balingup….there’s a real sense of freshness in the air! And as the season continues to change the images from our hilltop to the valley below are spectacular. There’s no greater contrast than now….when the[…]
There is nothing quite like the change of season here in Balingup. And we woke to an amazing reminder of its beauty this morning…the first mist of the year! From the top of our hill you could see nothing but a blanket of white. Spectacular! Check out these pics:
One of the pleasurable things about running Balingup Heights is the wonderful people that you meet along the way. Sometimes it’s a long chat as they arrive and they are still in awe of the trip up our driveway and the spectacular views, or a quick chat as they pass[…]
It’s been a steep and fun learning curve over the past 2 1/2 years. One thing that we haven’t tired of, and are still learning about, is our chickens. We started with three and now have around 14…. having lost several along the way. We don’t bred them to eat[…]
Look out for our fantastic Summer Getaway Special! Relax on your balcony taking in the spectcular views whilst enjoying the local produce from you own gourmet breakfast hamper, taste the delights of local wines or visit Greenbushes unique swimming hole on the warmer days. Still so much to do in magical Balingup this summer.
Despite being neighbours we sometimes overlook some of the magical spots right on our door step! In need of inspiration for some Christmas gifts I visited the Balingup Lavender Farm today. Some 4,000 plants in full bloom . . . including many varieties of lavender, roses, colourful perennials and some[…]
Just as you never know which swim at the beach will be your last for the season, so too are we never sure when we’ll wake up to our last heavy mist for the season! Was today the last or will we get another one tomorrow?
Saturday October 15th sees the holding of the annual Spring Picnic at the Golden Valley Tree Park. This spectacular community run event features a range of activities throughout the afternoon, culminating in an enormous evening bonfire, complete with exploding bamboo! The evening will also see performances from many local musicians.[…]
Another school holidays are just around the corner. If you are looking for a break in the South West then we still have availability. It’s a spectacular time of year in Balingup, with some trees in full blossom and others already sprouting green leaves! Our big oak tree that stands[…]