Located just an hour's drive east of Perth is the picturesque Avon Valley. A colourful patchwork of gently rolling hills and winding streams set the backdrop for peaceful drives and countryside getaways. The Avon Valley is a perfect destination for a day trip from Perth or for a weekend getaway.
Stretching from Brookton in the south to New Norcia in the north, the Avon Valley region boasts seven intriguing towns for you to explore; Beverley, Brookton, Goomalling, Northam, Toodyay, York & New Norcia.
A unique contrast of old and new the Avon Valley offers a wide variety of experiences for the discerning traveller. Whether you are tempted by adventure with Hot Air Ballooning or Skydiving or, a romantic weekend, a family getaway or the chance to explore some of the Avon Valley's rich architectural history, the Avon Valley is the place to be as you discover a new holiday experience close to Perth.
The Avon Valley has a range of accommodation to suit every budget from nature based caravan parks to colonial mansions, farm stays and everything in between. There is also an abundance of eateries from fine dining experiences to good country pub style meals.
The Avon Valley is a Festival Region and hosts many events throughout the year including the Avon Decent, Brookton Old Time Motor Show, Beverley Harvest Festival, York Gourmet Food & Wine Festival, York Antique & Collectors Fair, Chamber Music Festival, Various New Norcia Benedictine Community Events, Toodyay’s Moondyne Festival and many more.
Artisans and crafters are also plentiful throughout the Avon Valley as are galleries and gift shops. To find out more about the Avon Valley, print a map or download our comprehensive brochure please visit www.avonvalleywa.com.au.
Here you will also find a list of Visitor & Information Centres in the region.