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Swan Valley Heritage Cycle Trail Trails WA Top Trail Icon

  • 1-3 hours
  • 30 km

The Swan Valley Heritage Cycle Trail is made up of three routes, 4km, 30km or 32km, and follows West Swan Road on a shared-use path that is suitable for riders of all ages and fitness levels.  A series of signs interpret the rich history, interesting characters and natural elements so you can appreciate the unique and special place that is the Swan Valley.

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Corner Meadow and Swan Streets (oppositve the visitor centre), Guildford, 18 kilometres (25 minutes)north east of Perth

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The trail passes many interesting places including fresh produce stalls, picnic spots, galleries, wineries and restaurants to name a few so you will find many opportunities to stop, relax and enjoy an abundance of experiences.

The trail takes a half day or less to complete. Bicycles can be hired in Perth city and transported by train to the start of the cycle in Guildford. Maps are available from the Swan Valley Visitor Centre.

The trail passes many interesting places including fruit stalls, picnic spots, galleries, wineries, cafes, and a chocolate factory to name a few - so you’ll find many opportunities to stop, relax and enjoy an abundance of experiences.  Other features include the historic Guildford area, which is one of the oldest settlements in Western Australia with many original buildings still standing, and the surrounding small farms and beautiful views through the rural valleys of the Swan River. 

Whilst you can start anywhere along trail, there are three main entry points: Corner of Meadow and Swan Streets directly opposite the Swan Valley Visitor Centre in Guildford, Maali Footbridge in Herne Hill and West Swan Hall. 

You can catch public transport bus or train from the city to Guildford, contact Transperth for information on timetables and fares.

Swan Valley Visitor Centre

Other Links

  • Map

    Download the cycle trail map from theSwan Valley information centre website.

  • Experience Perth

    Comprehensive information on the Perth region including destinations, things to see and do, accommodation and tours.


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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.

Time / Duration

Time depends on individual itinerary

Length

4km,30km and 32km routes

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Corner Meadow and Swan Streets (oppositve the visitor centre), Guildford, 18 kilometres (25 minutes)north east of Perth

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Trail End

Hazards & Warnings

Be careful of traffic on West Swan Road

Facilities

Bikes can be hired from Swan Valley Bike hire located at the visitor information centre - a five minute walk from Guildford train station.
  • Access without assistance for the Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet

Best time of year

Any time of year

Fees

Trail Access

Road or rail to Guildford. Key entry points in Guildford,. Maali Footbridge in Herne Hill or West Swan Hall

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2 trail goers have rated Swan Valley Heritage Cycle Trail as 5 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

Taryn Martin

Reviewed 23 Oct 2018, 10:48am

Great easy ride, loved it!!!!
Taryn Martin

Reviewed 23 Oct 2018, 10:48am

Great easy ride, loved it!!!!

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