Just one hour’s drive from Perth, the Chittering Valley is nestled in the northern hills of the Darling Range within the beautiful Destination Perth region. With its untouched bushland and wetlands, vineyards, orchards, spectacular wildflowers and views, the area is a perfect day trip or short-break destination – stay overnight at a bed and breakfast, chalet or farmstay. The Valley forms a picturesque gateway into Western Australia’s Wheatbelt region where you can immerse yourself in the rural lifestyle.

The Shire of Chittering consists of Bindoon, Muchea and the historical Wannamal with easy access to the neighbouring towns of Gingin, Toodyay, York, Northam, Beverley, Goomalling, Victoria Plains and Australia’s only monastic town, New Norcia. The region offers a range of attractions and plenty of accommodation options against a backdrop of history and natural beauty, all within an easy drive from Perth.

Take one of the many drives and walk trails that meander through the Valley with wineries, orchards, markets and roadside stalls selling seasonal fresh produce along your way. At the Brockman Centre, you will find locally made arts and crafts and the local Heritage Museum. On the southern end of Bindoon, you can explore the trails of the Bindoon Mountain Bike Park set on 100 hectares of natural bushland.

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