Nannup, Western Australia.
This beautiful, historic town is surrounded by lush forests.
Nannup has many picturesque views and beautiful winding rivers, perfect for both the action holiday enthusiast or for those who simply want to take things a little slower.
This typical country town is a timber town which lies on the Blackwood River approximately 280km south of Perth (about 3 hours drive using the South Western Highway).
Known as the "The Garden Village", its streets come alive with tulips and daffodils during the Flower and Garden Month in August.
Nannup Flower and Garden Festival
18th - 23rd August 2010
+61 08 9756 0242
Nannup Garden Village, Warren Road, 6275
The five day 2010 festival is packed with new and exciting activities.
The main street is planted with stunning tulips, hyacinths and daffodils. Highlights include the Holberry House Sculpture Walk, the Lavender Farm art exhibition, Chestnut Brae’s daffodils and Mossbrook’s award winning garden is country gardens at its best.
To see more information on the garden festival go to Nannup's annual flower Festival. where there is all the information you will need.
Later on in the year is the wildflower season where the surrounding countryside is a blaze of color.
To this very day the town remains an undiscovered jewel in the crown of the South West.
The town is home to many annual events, including the Blackwood Marathon,the Music Festival, Nannup Cup River Race and of course the Forest Rally.
It is an ideal base from which to explore the South West.
The following towns are all within 1 hour's drive:
Pemberton (scenic tramway and steam train trips throughpicturesque countryside), Manjimup, Bridgetown, Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Walpole.
Things to do in and around the district.
Wander the various tracks and bush walks and If and you’re lucky, the legendary Nannup Tiger just might make an appearance as you explore the breathtaking forests.
There’s fishing for trout,
Marron in season,
birdwatching, bush walking, wildflowers,
natural pools, wines and restaurants.
Spend some time browsing through art, craft, and furniture galleries.
Visit a gem museum and the Jam Company.
Things to do in and around this remarkable town.
Nannup makes the perfect stopover at any time of the year although the town’s annual August Flower and Garden Festival is something special to watch out for.
Tulips and daffodils present visitors with an unbelievable display of many colors. You will soon see why this marvellous South West town is known as the "Garden Village".
Western Australia's South West Region is a hub of activity.
With over one million visitors per year it is one of the most popular areas for holidays in the state of Western Australia.
There are many wineries, farm stays, caves, surfing, beaches, shipwrecks, wildflowers, kangaroos, bird life, dense forest, rolling hills and pastures, it's all here for you.
Everywhere you look, it is multi coloured with green or blue, yellows and reds and the country atmosphere surrounds you at every turn.
With easy access and world-class facilities to suit every budget, the area is easily accessible from Perth. You really should plan for an extended holiday to this magnificent region.
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