In and around Balingup you will find wildflowers, birds, galleries, arts & crafts, boutiques, beautiful gardens, historic buildings and sites, walking trails, cafes and restaurants, wineries, scenic drives, horse riding, golf, picnic spots, farmers markets and places to swim or paddle a canoe. Balingup Timbertop Cottages is an ideal place to relax in your home away from home, or to use as a base while you explore the region and all its attractions.
On this page you will find only a few of the attractions in Balingup and surrounds. A visit to the Tourist Information centre in the main street of Balingup (open 10am - 3pm 7 days a week), will provide you with details of what Balingup and surrounds have to offer.
For further research, before arrival at our cottages, informaton on attractions, things to do and where to eat in the area can be found on the following websites:
Balingup Visitor Centre
Greenbushes-Bridgetown Visitor Centre
Nannup Visitor Centre
Donnybrook Visitor Centre
Golden Valley Tree Park
A unique collection of beautiful and interesting trees from all over the world, grown in a landscaped setting. The park is a heritage listed site with a multitude of trees that began growing over 100 years ago. It is the largest arboretum in WA. Fine views of Balingup from the hilltop in the Australian section. Many walk trails; of varying degrees of difficulty, picnic area and toilets. Free entry but a donation would be appreciated.
Old Padbury Road, Balingup (2kms south of the town)
Check out the website : Golden Valley Tree Park
Birdwood Park Fruit Winery
Award winning fruit wines. A pleasant place to stop and sample the fruit wines with plenty of space to turn caravans. Free wine tasting and cellar sales of fruit wines. Cellar door opening hours
10:30am - 3pm, Friday to Sunday and most public holidays.
The Packing Shed, South Western Highway, Balingup.
Check out the website : Birdwood Park Fruit Winery
Opening in 1982 this is a unique and unusual shop. The Tinderbox is famous for its wide range of herbal and pure plant products - Essential oils, natural skin care, perfumes, herbal teas, incense and aromatherapy creations that are all hand-made. Opening hours 9am-5pm week days and 10am -4pm weekends.
South Western Highway, Balingup.
Check out the website : Tinderbox
The Bibbulmun Track stretches 1000km from Kalamunda to Albany on the south coast. The track is for walkers only and passes through Balingup. Maps can be purchased at the Balingup Tourist Information Center and the Post Office.
Check out the website : Bibbulman Track
The Village Green
Located on South Western Highway, Balingup, our Village Green is a great spot to relax in the centre of Balingup. Toilets, playground, seating, BBQ and shade are all available.
Public telephone box.
The Heritage Exhibition
Located in the Packing Shed, South Western Highway, Balingup. The exhibition tells the story of Balingup between 1855 and 1955. Displays include the history of four significant homesteads, a war exhibition and individual photographs and stories.open 7 days a week between 9am – 4pm
The Balingup Racecourse Flora Reserve
Situated between the towns of Mullalyup and Balingup, approximately 2.5 kilometers northwest of Balingup. The Racetrack is a 1.7 kilometre loop, virtually an island in a sea of farmland. The site includes the no longer used racetrack, hence its name. This is a good circuit to walk the dog. Many wildflowers are visible here in season.
Check out the website : Balingup Racecourse Reserve
Blackwood Bike Park
A bike park for all forms of cycling
Check out the Facebook page: Blackwood Bike Park
WA's Smallest Art Gallery
2:00 – 4:00pm
Frid:9:00am – 1:00pm, 2:00 – 4:00pm
Sund:9:00am –1:00pm, 2:00 – 4:00pm
33 South Western Hwy, Balingup
Where to eat in Balingup
The Mushroom at No 61
South Western Highway, Balingup
Check out on Tripadvisor: The Mushroom at No 61
Mr Foster's (formerley The Olde Shed Cafe)
The Packing Shed.
South Western Highway,Balingup
Check out on Tripadvisor: The Old Shed Cafe
The Cidery - Bridgetown
43 Gifford Road, Bridgetown
Check out the website: The Cidery
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