Discover the Chittering Valley - rich in food, farms, wine and beautiful landscapes.
Nestled in the northern hills of the Darling Range just one hour from Perth City, the Chittering Valley is home to the quaint townships of Bindoon, Muchea and Wannamal, the Chittering Valley offers experiences at the farm gate, untouched bushland and wetlands, vineyards, orchards, spectacular wildflowers and stunning scenery.
Take one of the many drive and walk trails that meander through the Valley with orchards, wineries, markets and roadside stalls selling seasonal fresh produce along your way. The area is also well known for its vast citrus orchards.
The Chittering Valley is the perfect day-trip or short-break destination - stay overnight at a farmstay, bed & breakfast, guest house or cottage.
For several months of the year the aroma of orange blossom is the backdrop of the town of Bindoon and mandarins, oranges and lemons are sold from roadside stalls. At other times of the year avocados, mangoes and pumpkins are available, freshly picked by the farmer.
Things to do in the Chittering Valley
- Follow the Chittering Farm Flavour Trail to boutique farms and see where your food comes from
- Enjoy a picnic at one of the many lovely parks
- See the wildflowers in spring during the September Spring Festival or from natures roadside garden
- Visit the Brockman Arts & Craft Centre
- Enjoy great food at the popular Bindoon Bakehaus or Stringybark Winery & Restaurant
- Enjoy one of many walk and drive trails in the region
- Purchase fresh fruit and vegetables from roadside stalls
- Taste local produce at the annual A Taste of Chittering festival in August
Chittering Farm Flavour Trail
Escape to the country for a day or two and let these small farm pioneers show you how they produce some of the most delicious fresh food you will taste so close to Perth. With its temperate Mediterranean climate and rich soils you can visit the farms that produce wonderful fresh produce such as mango, avocado, cheese, citrus fruits, blueberries, honey, wines and all manner of tasty organic treats. Download the trail brochure here.
Renowned for hosting several successful events, Chittering know how to put on a great show with a suite of events including the following;
The Chittering Spring Festival is a month long celebration of the things that make Chittering such a unique slice of country life so close to Perth, featuring a wildflower expo, high tea, farmers markets, historic car day, workshops and so much more.
A Taste of Chittering festival in spring is the annual culmination of all of the region's delicious local produce and beverage producers. Held on the fourth Sunday in August each year, the festivities showcase all things Chittering featuring food and beer/wine tastings, markets, live music and a chance to hear the stories of the locals.
Wear Ya Wellies in May celebrates kids being able to get their hands dirty – very dirty! With mud pits, mud runs and petting zoos it’s a great opportunity for kids to get active in the outdoors and a little messy at the same time... so remember to bring a change of clothes, wack on your best welly boots, and dress comfy!
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