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Marradong Trails - Food, Wine & Culture Marradong Trails - Food, Wine & Culture

2WD

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Food & Wine Trails
 in Perth & Surrounds
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Perth Hills, Wheatbelt & Wave Rock

  • Multiple day
  • 337 km

Home to rich agricultural lands renowned for producing the highest quality grains, meats, wool and wines,  With plenty to offer in the way of epicurean delights, immerse yourself into the character and culture of Marradong Country which also has a rich history of farming, mining, timber and railways.

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Day 1

Go straight to Wandering via North Bannister Road (1.25 hours from Armadale) through premium wine growing country, home to wineries such as Hotham Ridge and Tanglefoot. Enjoy an early wine tasting (by appointment) at Tanglefoot Wines. Stop at Pumphrey's Bridge to view the historic bridge and homestead. Head out torwards Wandering Pingelly Road and visit Hotham Ridge Organic Wines Cellar Door. Head down York-Williams Road and stay the night at Gelfro Organic Farmstay where you can see where some of the regions best organic grass-fed lamb and oats are produced. Stay the night here and take some home with you.

Day 2

Meander through the remarkable collection of historical buildings filled with memorabilia and vintage vehicles at Jessie Martin's Museum (by appointment).  Enjoy morning tea at the WIliams Woolshed and browse the many local preserves and wines available for purchase in “The Larder”. Try on quality woollen garments at the “Woolstation” and discover the story of wool from the Sheep’s back to ours in the “Shearer’s Yarn” Museum. Head out to towards Quindanning via picturesque farm land and enjoy a delicous chef-prepared lunch and regional wine in the gardens of the historic Quindanning Hotel. Spend some time here before setting off to Boddington. Enjoy a delicous coffee and home-cooked afternoon tea in one of the cafes before checking out the Len Zuks scuptures in the Gardens of the Boddington Old School and along the Main Street of Boddington before embarking on a safe journey home.

Marradong Country (Hotham Williams Economic Development Alliance)

0429988400

Dryandra Country Visitor Centre (Narrogin)

(08) 9881 2064

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Time / Duration

2 days

Length

337 km from Armadale return. 271km loop from North Bannister. 3 hour 50 minute drive time

What To Pack

Group D (Drive trails) required.

Trail Start

Albany Highway, Armadale

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Trail End

Albany Highway, Armadale

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Hazards & Warnings

Fire Hazard April to October

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Child Activities
  • Dog Friendly
  • Interpretive Centre
  • All accessible parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Shop
  • All accessible toilet facilities
  • Visitor Information Centre

Best time of year

All year round

Trail Access

Road to North Bannister and road to Wandering

Prohibited Items

No trespassing in farmer's paddocks
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