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About Albert Facey Heritage Trail
Take some time to explore the Albert Facey Homestead, and see where Facey spent much of his life, before travelling on to see the Wickepin Boarding House and the Wickepin Hotel.
Drive past the various farms where Facey worked including the Miekles, the Phillips, the Morans and the Bibbys farm.
The trail also gives an insight into some of the general history of the area visiting Tarling Well, Tarling Hall and the Inkiepinkie School.
Much of the trail is on well maintained gravel roads.
Be trail ready for Albert Facey Heritage Trail
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
Allow half a day
What To Pack
Group D (Drive trails) required.
What To Pack
Group D (Drive trails)
- Research your trip well in advance. Good preparation is essential as distances in Western Australia are huge and facilities are limited. Visit the website associated with each drive trail for in-depth travel information.
- Carry maps, spare parts, a first aid kit and plenty of food and water to last your journey
- Visit the ‘Travelling in Outback Western Australia’ website for information regarding travelling in the Outback. Permits may need to be arranged in advance to enter into some areas which are on private property.
The trail starts in the car park near the Albert Facey Homestead
Hazards & WarningsTake special care driving in on gravel roads, especially in wet conditions
FacilitiesFacilities are available at the start and end of the trail, but not along the route
- Car Park
- Dog Friendly
- Parking for Disabled
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
- Toilet Facilities for Disabled
- Water Access Points
Best time of year
No fees apply
Self drive from Wickepin, 3.5 hours SE of Perth WA
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Albert Facey Homestead at the start of the trail
Much of the trail follows gravel roads
Archie McCalls Farm
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