Farms & Yarns

Immerse yourself in a uniquely Aussie country rural experience with all the character and culture of Marradong Country.

176 km

Tour Distance

2 days

Recommended
Map for Farms & Yarns

Day 1

Start your journey with a short drive from Armadale to Bannister and say hello to the friendly Riverside Roadhouse alpacas, grab a coffee and some delicious treats from the bakery. It’s then on to the bustling town of Boddington. At the Boddington Interpretive Centre, you’ll discover the town’s impressive stories, past and present. Take a stroll along the picturesque Hotham River banks and admire the remarkable sculptures of local larrikin and visual story-teller Len Zuks. Time for refreshments: morning tea at the Rusty Camp Oven or the Black Sheep Cafe is always a good bet.

Head through historic Marradong to Dilyan’s Grave, a highly regarded tracker from years past, and the beautifully preserved St Albans Church. Stay the night at the historic Quindanning Hotel or one of the many the local Farmstays, Bed & Breakfasts, caravan & camping is available also.


Day 2

Launch into Day Two with coffee, hot breakfast and yarn with locals at the Williams Woolshed and Shearer’s Yarn before heading to Jesse Martin’s Historical Village for some authentic story-telling and tour of his impressive private collection o heritage buildings and artefacts (advanced booking essential).

It’s then off to Wandering via Pumphrey’s Bridge to indulge in lunch and tastings at Tanglefoot Wines, taking in the scenery and local history, followed by a nature walk on the Wandering Nature and Heritage Walk Trail from the caravan park. Head back to Perth on a safe passage home.



Possible Accomodation on this Tour

Please note: All Accomodation must be arranged prior to arrival.

Springhills Farmstay

Springhill's offers three separate and unique buildings to accommodate a variety of needs. 

08 9885 7092
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Gelfro Farmstay

Gelfro is a certified Organic Farm tucked away in a picturesque part of the South West.

08 9884 5245
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Boddington Caravan Park

Caravan park in the heart of Boddington on the banks of the Hotham River.

08 9883 8018
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Wandering Caravan Park

Caravan and Camping facilities in a picturesque woodland. Walking distance to the town centre.

08 9884 1056
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Williams Shady Acres Caravan Park and Motel

Clean and Comfortable Accommodation with the addition of Powered or Unpowered sites at the Shady Acre Caravan Park.

08 9885 1192
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