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York

Just over an hour’s drive east of Perth will take you to the lovely country town of York.

Nestled on the banks of the Avon River in the gently rolling farmlands of the beautiful Avon Valley, York is the perfect setting for a romantic weekend, family fun, sporting event and activity, concert or cultural tour. It also attracts corporate conferences, training and social events and a variety of pre and post convention touring options.

As Western Australia’s first inland settlement, York offers unique insights into a rich and colourful past both before and following European settlement in 1831.

By a quirk of history, developers have missed this picturesque hamlet and its magnificent heritage has been preserved. The town is living history, its opulent Victorian and Federation buildings have been beautifully restored. York is one of the few towns in Western Australia to enjoy Historic Town classification.

York has an abundance of activities and attractions, from award winning woodwork galleries to a car museum and skydiving companies. Art and craft galleries, heritage trails, gliding, tennis, golf, horse riding and historic buildings and churches are just some of the attractions on offer.

York is famous for its festivals including Jazz Festival (September), Garden Festival (October) and The York Antiques and Collectors Fair.

York has accommodation for every budget and lifestyle, from charming bed and breakfasts and five star luxury accommodation to a tranquil caravan park.

Activites and Experiences at York

  • Bushwalking
  • Driving
  • Flora
  • Photography
  • Sightseeing Clients view the many sights of the area.
  • Accommodation
  • Ambulance
  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Banking Facilities
  • Chemist
  • Coach Stop
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale
  • Fuel
  • Public Bar
  • Mechanical Services
  • Newsagent
  • Police
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Sporting Facilities
  • Supermarket
  • Swimming Pool
  • Takeaway Food
  • Visitor Centres
  • Rural/Country Relating to the rural/country lifestyle (ie agricultural or pastoral)
  • Farm/Station
  • Romance Ideal, sentimental or fantastic view of reality
  • Wildflower The flower of an uncultivated plant

Nearest Airport: Perth

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