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Greenhills Heritage Trail - York Greenhills Heritage Trail - York

  • 1-3 hours
  • 2 km

Discover the rich history of this rural area on the Greenhills Heritage Trail. Explore the historic townsites and let the trail take you back one hundred years and more.

The Greenhills Heritage Trail is a community project by the Greenhills Progress Association.
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Although classified as an urban walk, this trail is in the middle of idyllic, peaceful countryside!

A trail in two parts with interpretive signage at all points of interest, the main section is an inviting short 1.5 kilometre walking exploration of the present-day hamlet of Greenhills. The current townsite grew around the railway branch line from York that opened in September 1898 and still has the Greenhills Inn as its hub, as it has been since 1906. 

A short 3 kilometre drive takes you to the old townsite section of the trail which centres on St.Andrew's Church at the crossroads of Penny Drive and the York - Quairading Road. 

The Greenhills Heritage Trail is a community project by the Greenhills Progress Association., who thank all involved, especially Judy Binning, Barbara Ryan and Jenet Ryan whose dedicated efforts over many years have resulted in the information displayed on the trail.

This trail has 2 sections, section 1 is 1.5km, section 2 is 700 metres.

York Visitor Centre

(08) 9641 1301

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Time / Duration

1 - 3 hours


2.2 km

What To Pack

Group A - Urban Trails (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

Near Greenhills Inn, Greenhills, in the Shire of York

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Trail End

Near St Andrew's Church, Greenhills, in the Shire of York

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Difficulty Notes

Although the trail is short and very easy walking, a vehicle is recommended for transport between the two sections of the trail as there is no footpath on Penny Drive.

Hazards & Warnings

Snakes live in the countryside and may occasionally be seen, especially in warm weather. Many species are venomous. If encountered do not disturb or let dogs disturb.


Toilets, telephone and water access points are at the Greenhills Inn for patrons only.
The Gazebo is good shady spot with seating and there are seats at the Bakery and St Andrew's Church.
  • Car Park
  • Coach Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area

Best time of year

All year round. Temperatures can be hot in January and February.

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