Balingup is nestled in amongst beautiful rolling hills and lush farmland and is one of the most picturesque parts of the state. It is a centre for arts and creativity and home to the Tinderbox a haven of essential oils and beautiful natural skin preparations.
A quaint town known for its charm, locally handcrafted pottery, herbal skincare products, arts and crafts, annual open gardens and festivals, visitors to Balingup will be greeted by its friendly scarecrows, all outfitted differently throughout the year according to the next regional festival.
Golden Valley Tree Park
The beautiful Golden Valley Tree Park is also a must see destination and a beautiful place for a walk. A sixty hectare landscaped park set in the picturesque hills of Balingup. The heritage listed site has a collection of trees that was begun over one hundred years ago, and is now the largest arboretum in WA.
Balingup Medieval Festival
One of the quirkiest is the Balingup Medieval Carnivale, held in August every year. Everyone is encouraged to dress in medieval-themed costume to enhance the experience. Each year the festival kicks off with a gluttonous feast and then continues with music, dance, a parade and games, all in medieval style.