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Blues at Bridgetown turns 25!

Blues at Bridgetown marks its 25th year over the weekend of the 10th – 12th November, 2017 with another stellar line-up that tips its hat to a quarter-century of good times and great music! The atmosphere is fabulous with the Festival taking over the town for the weekend. This year’s line[…]

Purple orchids on our property

Get Blooming Wild

The Blooming Wild Festival got underway this week! Showcasing the beauty of spring in the Southern Forest & Valleys, this event offers a variety of experiences and wildflower events in the South West from 2 September to 19 November 2017. This event celebrates the diversity and magnificent natural gardens that[…]

Nannup Flower & Garden Festival

The Blackwood River Valley, will blossom once again next weekend when the Nannup Flower and Garden Festival returns for 2017 – Thursday 17th – Sunday 20th August! Join us for the weekend and day-trip to Nannup to enjoy exhibitions, open gardens, workshops, market stalls and the Great Hall of Flowers.[…]

Mist at the bottom of the valley

Enjoy a Taste of the Blackwood

Taste of the Blackwood is the major food and wine festival in the Blackwood Valley Region, a market-style event designed especially for food and wine lovers. Entertain the entire family with plenty of samples, free workshops and cooking demonstrations running throughout the day. While the kids create something in a[…]

A wonderful wetland – Schwenkes Dam

The Blackwood Basin Group is one of many community groups achieving amazing things for the environment in the Balingup region. One of their key projects has been to create a wetland haven at Schwenkes Dam in Greenbushes. Schwenkes Dam is a steep-sided water body which was created during previous mining[…]

More than just music….

The Nannup Music Festival is held over the WA Labour day long weekend annually and it’s much, much more than just a music festival! The streets come alive with stalls, performances and activities – there’s free and ticketed venues that operate from Friday afternoon through to Monday lunch time. It[…]

Native flower on our property

Racecourse Flora Reserve still blooming

In Spring, the Balingup Racecourse Flora Reserve becomes a blaze of colour, with an amazing abundance and diversity of wildflowers. A walk around the old racecourse last weekend revealed that there were still plenty of wildflowers in full bloom – donkey orchards abound! A feast for photographers. The old Racecourse[…]

2 young buys playing on one of our walking tracks

School Holiday Fun

Still looking to take a break this school holidays? We only have a couple of  vacancies left in Hepton Hill Cottage and Gum Nut Cottage, both with 2 bedrooms. Our other 2 bedroom cottage, Red Gum, is fully booked! Both cottages are set apart in 25 acres of Jarrah & Marri hilltop[…]

Purple orchids on our property

Blooming Wild

It’s spring-time! Arguably the best time of year to explore the Blackwood River Valley, and to celebrate the amazing diversity of wildflowers, nature and cultural experiences on offer. The twelve week Blooming Wild Festival runs from the 3rd September to 20 November, 2016 and includes all things spring, wild flowers,[…]

Win at the South West Small Business Awards!

We were very excited to have a win at the recent South West Small Business Awards. We were finalists in 3 categories; the Tourism Award, Community Engagement Award and the Small Business 0 – 4 Employees Award, with the latter seeing a win for Balingup Heights!  Thanks to all of our guests,[…]