One of the most picturesque towns in Western Australia, Bridgetown sits against a backdrop of the beautiful Blackwood River Valley and oozes old world country charm. It also serves a taste of the good life in generous portions, with wineries, delicious fresh produce, arts, crafts and stunningly scenic drives.
You can escape the city to this quiet country life in under three hours by road and wake up to valleys filled with morning mist and tranquil forests.
The centre of a thriving timber, mining and farming district, Bridgetown is a prolific producer of fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts and olives, not to mention wine and cider. You can indulge in some of its flavours in the region’s cafes, restaurants and cellar doors and cidery.
Many artists are drawn to the area, finding their inspiration in the Blackwood River Valley landscapes and exhibiting their work in local galleries.
Action and adventure are in abundance too, with a network of canoeing/kayaking, walking, mountain biking and bridle trails to choose from.
The town also hosts many events, including the ever-popular Blues at Bridgetown Festival, attracting world-class musicians and large crowds to the region every November.
Why not sample more country hospitality while you’re here with a stay at one of Bridgetown’s luxury retreats, cosy cottages, farm stays, guesthouses, chalets or motel.
Bridgetown is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Bridgetown-Greenbushes in Western Australia, it is located approximately 224kms from the capital Perth and extends over an area of 35.003 square kilometres. Bridgetown has a recorded population of 2812 residents and is within the Australian Western Standard Time zone Australia/Perth.
If you are planning a visit to Bridgetown we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Bridgetown and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.