Things to know about the Blackwood Valley.
The Blackwood Valley wine region covers the rolling hills around the towns of Balingup, Nannup, Bridgetown and Boyup Brook. With its farms, dense forests, open gardens and quaint country towns, the valley offers a charming southwest country experience. The tranquil surroundings draw campers and bushwalkers and the area is particularly striking when the wildflowers are in bloom. Bridgetown is well known for its fine antiques, galleries, arts and crafts.
• The Blackwood River is the longest continually flowing river in Western Australia.
• One of the best ways to experience the Blackwood Valley is to take the scenic drive linking Balingup, Bridgetown and Nannup.
• Nannup is known for its tulips and each year holds a tulip festival.
• You can view rare banksias and a variety of orchids at Haddleton Reserve.