Just an hour’s drive from Perth you’ll find yourself in the Chittering Valley.
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 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.
The Chittering Valley Wine Trail features seven wineries and an expanding community ‘Sculpture Trail’. Community Markets and Farmers Markets are run regularly.
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 and Crafts Centre.
The Information Centre in the Bindoon town site has all the maps and brochures visitors need, while for picnicking, play or a casual lakeside stroll, Clune Park is perfect.
Whilst in Bindoon there are several accommodation and eatery options and a little further north along the highway you’ll find the local watering hole.
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”.
Chittering; come for the day and you may want to stay.
Chittering is a small Western Australian Rural Location within the local government area of Chittering, it is located approximately 48kms from the capital Perth covering an area of 170.44 square kilometres. Chittering has a recorded population of 921 residents and is within the Australian Western Standard Time zone Australia/Perth.
If you are planning a visit to Chittering we’ve put together some of the things nearby that 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 Chittering and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.