Just an hour’s drive from Perth you’ll find yourself in the Chittering Valley.
Chittering hosts a an array of annual events including SwagFest & MangoFest in April, Wear Ya Wellies in May, Targa West & Taste of Chittering in August, Chittering Spring Flower Festival in September, Bindoon Ag Show in October and Chittering Veteran Car Day in November.
The Visitor Centre in Bindoon has all the information visitors need including dates for local markets and maps for local walk, cycle, ride or drive trails. Whilst in Bindoon Clune Park is perfect for picnicking, play or a casual lakeside stroll.
Chittering’s undulating hills create sensational views over beautiful valleys filled with vineyards and orchards, paddocks and pastures, rocky outcrops and lakes, forest and bush land. Throughout spring, walk trails and roadsides abound with an amazing array of wildflowers with orchard fresh fruit available seasonally from quaint roadside stalls.
The Shire’s most southern locality, Muchea, features tree lined open streets and parks, including Sandown Park and the John Glenn Park. Muchea Reserve is renowned for rare and beautiful native flora.
Chittering Road, part of the Chittering Valley Tourist Way, is home to Blackboy Ridge Reserve - the lookout’s spectacular view and enchanting wildflower lined trail make the 45-minute return walk well worth the effort.
The Brockman Centre is a community hub focused around the Old Roads Board Building where enthusiastic volunteers lend their time to both the Heritage Museum and Arts & Crafts Centre.
The magnificent heritage buildings of the Bindoon Catholic Agricultural College are located to the west, alongside the impressive Julimar State Forest.
The most northwestern locality within the Shire, offers a self-guided Heritage Walk, providing visitors with an explanation as to “why Wannamal”.