Bridgetown is situated in the heart of the South West of Western Australia in the Blackwood River Valley. A picturesque place to stay while exploring the surrounding towns and countryside and only an hour and a half drive to the coast.
Pick up a walk trail booklet from the Visitor centre and try one of the 18 trails throughout Bridgetown, Greenbushes and Hester.
You can link up with two of the walks - the Old Rectory walk and Blackwood River Walk from our section of the river by turning right from our river gate and following the river towards town.
Alternatively you may like to walk a section of the Bibulbman Track through beautiful Karri and Jarrah forests.
Canoeing or Kayaking? Bring your own canoe which can be launched in the river in front of our property or hire one from the caravan park.
In August each year The Geegelup Cup, a wildwater canoeing competition goes past our property as does the Blackwood Classic Power Boat Race in September
Play a round of golf at Bridgetown Golf Club's public 18 hole grass green course.
Go for a scenic drive and explore the rolling hills and forests around Bridgetown. Download a list of popular drives from the Bridgetown-Greenbushes Visitor Centre website.
Indulge in a facial, spa pedicure, massage or other beauty treatment with Jodie at The Salon at Rickaty on Blackwood.
Check out The Cidery to taste the locally produced ciders & boutique beers or have lunch in the garden.
Go for a stroll down the main street and view the many historical buildings.
Follow the wine trail visiting local wineries and do some tasting
Check out the Bridgetown River Markets held every fortnight on Sunday mornings.
Visit Donnelly Village and feed the very tame kangaroos and emus.
Take part in a cooking class regularly held in The Kitchen at Rickaty on Blackwood.
Dining in Bridgetown
Bridgetown in the Winter Festival This festival runs from June to the end of August with the 12 week programme encompassing art, culture, music, food, exhibits and events. There’s something for everyone!
Festival of Country Gardens May to November with autumn delights, October prelude and Main Events
Down Under Country A weekend of traditional country music and bush poetry by interstate and local artists
For B&B enquires please contact Rick and Kate on +61 (08) 9761 4052, 0422 607 126 or 0447 031 691.
For the Retreat and the Kitchen Jodie can be contacted on 0438 338 043.
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