Bridgetown lies on the Blackwood River 267km south of Perth. With its temperate climate and high rainfall Bridgetown is surrounded by lush forests and wildflowers. Bridgetown is a small town with a population of only 2,200.
The beautiful riverside setting, old world atmosphere and undulating countryside have made Bridgetown a magnet for people wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
With many fine old buildings that have been carefully maintained and or restored to their former glory, with the most notable being "Bridgedale", the home of one of the area's pioneer families that was built in 1862.
Festivals are a integral part of the Bridgetown lifestyle, with such festivals as; the Blackwood Marathon, the Festival of Country Gardens, Blues at Bridgetown, the Blackwood River Chamber Festival, the South West Easter Tennis Tournament and the Bridgetown Agricultural Society's Annual Show.
Bridgetown lies on the Blackwood River 267km south of Perth. With its temperate climate and high rainfall Bridgetown is surrounded by lush forests and wildflowers. Bridgetown is a small town with a population of only 2,200. more
Donnelly Well is of considerable historic interest, as it is one of many wells sunk before the turn of the century for watering horses on the mail run. This particular well has been recently restored and is located 15kms south of Bridgetown on the main highway. more
Situated on the banks of the Blackwood River just south of Bridgetown, the River Park is the site of the first police station in 1862. more
Historic Nelson House offers the perfect venue for a quiet meal. more
It is the only gallery of jigsaws in the southern hemisphere! more
This is a local marketplace that’s full of goodies to take home with you, as a reminder of your great trip down south. more
The Bridgetown-Greenbushes Visitor Centre is just three hours drive south of Perth, amongst the tall forest and scenic drives in Western Australia’s only heritage listed town in the South West. more
Eden Spring Herbs is located in the Southwest in Bridgetown and is run by Josef and Beate Griessler. The garden is situated on a hillside with picturesque views in a peaceful and quiet atmosphere. more
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