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Get creative in the garden – 16 – 19 August 2018!

Consume less, recycle more, re-purpose, sustain, be green, compost – all the latest ‘buzz’ words we hear each day to remind us to look after the environment, so we can continue to enjoy the beautiful world we live in. But how can we look after our environment AND be creative[…]

Get a little arty…

Part of the ‘Winter in the Blackwood’ Festival . . . explore Greenbushes this coming weekend with a fabulous range of activities including the Greenbushes Art Trail Exhibition – this year’s theme – Fun, Frivolity and Feeling! Exhibition open all weekend.   For more information about the Festival – Click[…]

Truffle Kerfuffle 2018

Two weeks to go…….It’s almost time to head south for the ultimate truffle lovers weekend. This year’s Truffle Kerfuffle has some fabulous events planned with even more fresh truffle and Southern Forests and Valleys deliciousness than you can imagine. We still have one & two bedroom Cottages available on the[…]

Mmmmm……winter in the Blackwood River Valley!

Venture out and enjoy stunning misty mornings, cool crisp days, rolling green hills and the warmth of country hospitality . . . or better still, sit beside a roaring fire and keep toasty and warm. The Bridgetown Winter Festival kicks off this weekend with twelve jam packed weeks of art,[…]

A colourful native flower on our property

Wildflowers at our doorstep

Spring is a spctacular time of the year. The colours abound, with blossom, flowers…and wildflowers. Balingup’s Racecourse Flora Reserve is recognised as a biodiversity hotspot with many delicate wildflowers to be found. We’d been told that our 25 acre hilltop forest was also home to wildflowers and recently we took[…]

Back to its roots – Golden Valley Tree Park Spring Picnic

The annual Golden Valley Tree Park Spring Picnic is being held on Saturday 14th October, 2017. A true community event which celebrates this stunning arboretum and the beauty of spring. This year’s theme is ‘back to its roots’.     Program • 4.00 – 5.00pm Children’s games. • 4.30 –[…]

Telling Tales in Balingup

Balingup transformed into a storybook world on the 9th and 10th July for the annual Telling Tales in Balingup event. Over 200 families from all over WA were treated to a wonderful weekend of children’s storytelling sessions, and workshops with WA authors and illustrators. Published authors and illustrators including, Norman[…]

There’s no better time to visit…

Balingup locals have been telling people for years . . . but now QANTAS Inside Traveller has made it official! Balingup and the Blackwood River Valley has been nominated as one of the five best places in Australia to see autumn colours. Autumn is a perfect time to discover the[…]

Get Snapping

The Balingup Heights Photography Weekend Workshop is on again this May – Friday 19th to Sunday 21st, when Balingup will be ablaze with the burnished reds, oranges and golds of Autumn! This beginners level workshop, run by Seng Mah and Craig Franke from Venture Photography, is a great way to[…]