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Balingup

Balingup

Balingup sits at the northern entrance to the Blackwood River Valley, surrounded by undulating countryside, forests, farmland and orchards. This charming small town offers guests a glimpse at relaxed, country life.

Where to stay

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Balingup Heights Hilltop Forest Cottages

Stay in a hilltop forest cottage high above the mist line.

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.

Events

Don’t miss out on these great events happening in the region.

Festival of Country Gardens Autumn 2024

04 - 05 May 2024

Events

Don’t miss out on these great events happening in the region.

Balingup Medieval Carnivale

24 - 25 August 2024
Step back in time with medieval performers, parades and hand-crafted wares.

Things to Do

Looking for some inspiration on what to do in the South West? Here are some of our top picks!

Golden Valley Tree Park

A heritage listed on a sixty hectare landscaped park set in the picturesque hills of Balingup.

Bibbulmun Track

One of the world’s great long distance walk trails, stretching 1000 kilometres from Perth to Albany.

Royal Gala Tours

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