1 Golden Grove Citrus Orchard: Located in the undulating hills of the Chittering Valley the orchard has 13,000 citrus trees. Tastings, sales of fruit and freshly squeezed juice are available. From April to November the converted packing shed is open for Devonshire teas. An enclosed barbecue area is available for group bookings. www.goldengroveorchard.com.au
2 Kyotmunga Estate: Enjoy a glass of wine and the beautiful views from the gorgeous verandah. The signature wine is Shiraz, but Shiraz Grenache Port is also extremely popular. Visitors can also sample the extra virgin olive oil and olive oil products. Visit kyotmunga.com.au for more details.
3 Stringybark Winery and Restaurant: Toss a coin and choose the winery, restaurant or function centre; or opt for all three. Cellar door sales and fully licensed restaurant are open for tastings and scrumptious meals. www.stringybarkwinery.com.au
4 White Dog Farm: This relaxing adult, rural retreat specialises in romantic getaways or to spend time with friends. Set within 42 acres of native trees and vineyards. Wine and olive oil tasting available at the cellar door. The signature sparkling pale pink bubbly is made in the traditional champagne style. www.whitedogfarm.com.au
5 Alicia Estate Winery and Restaurant: Overlooking Julimar Forest, serves traditional European Cuisine. Wine and Honey Mead available. www.aliciaestatewinery.com.au
6 Burroloo Well Farm stay: Enjoy a picnic overlooking the rush-flanked billabong, set among flooded gums about 300 metres from the farm buildings. While there, check out the farm for hydroponically grown fruit (in season). Accommodation and camping facilities and walks over the farm to observe the emus and birds.
7 Apricot Acres Farm: A family owned and operated, mixed horticultural business. Produced on-site are all the stone fruit varieties and dried grapes and citrus: which are packed in an extensive operation on site. Guided orchard tours (by appointment) relate the horticultural activities and fresh fruit, dried fruit and confectionary are on sale. Ph: (08) 9576 1030
8 Bindoon Bakehaus & Cafe: Set in the scenic location of Chittering Valley, come and experience our extensive range of traditional favourite and gourmet pies, breads, pastries and cakes. We are an award winning bakery famous for our personalised service and our contemporary ‘flavoured’ cafe. Ph: (08) 9576 0069.
9 Bite Café and Restaurant: On Great Northern Highway, Bindoon. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tea or coffee with Dutch cake. Ph: (08) 9576 0837.
10 Briery Estate: A variety of award-winning, classic-style wines are produced at the Estate. Relax on the gorgeous old jarrah verandah and try the dinner liqueur “Topaj”, made from their new Hungarian grape varieties. Last Sunday of each month 60’s and 70’s music session. www.brieryestatewines.com
11 Scottalian Hotel: Extensive menu for lunch or dinner with rural outlook, just north of Bindoon on Great Northern Highway. Ph: (08) 9576 1400.
12 West Coast Honey: Heaven from the hive; even honey ice-cream is on the menu. Free tastings of the varieties of honey, including honey extraction demonstrations for the curious. Products are on sale along with delectable Devonshire Teas. Ph: (08) 9575 1250.
13 New Norcia Hotel, Bakery and Abbey Ale: Abbey Ale, available at the New Norcia Hotel, is a traditional
Monastic ale – golden in colour, blessed with scents of fruit and spice, plus a delicate champagne-like finish, and balanced with just a hint of bitterness. Using a traditional wood-fired oven from 1886 the bakers at the New Norcia bakery bake a range of yeasted breads daily for consumption by the monks and visitors. Also produced is their acclaimed Nut cake, Pan Chocolatti and Almond Biscotti. www.newnorcia.com
14 Kumquot Mae Cafe: Belonging to the Slow Food Movement this café located in Moora offers fresh local produce designed to be enjoyed at leisure.
15 Moore Park Olive Oil: At this traditional wheat and sheep farm, the owners have diversified to produce olive oil and marinated olives. Their olive grove was planted in 1958, ahead of their time in comparison to the majority of olive growers now growing olives. The oil is available to purchase at Purser’s Butchers located in Dandaragan Street Moora.
16 Tin Shed Arts: Locally made products and gifts in Roberts Street, Moora.
17 Wheatbelt Gallery: Food, local artwork and coffee in a relaxed setting in the town of Moora.
18 Drovers Inn Hotel Moora: Originally named the Commercial Hotel, this hotel, in Moora, was built in 1909 by Gus Liebe, famous for building the Budapest Opera House and His Majesty’s Theatre in Perth. There are hotel and motel room’s available and appetising meals on offer.
19 Wubin Wheatbelt Museum: The Museum records at the wheat bin clearly outline the development of bulk handling as a practice for carting and storing grain - introduced to the world by Western Australian farmers - and traces its impact on social and economic life in the wheatbelt.
20 Wheat Farm visits: Seasonally available, several wheat farms are open for the adventurers, wanting to experience the many activities of cropping, growing and harvesting wheat and other cereal grains; which the area is well-known for in Australian and World commodity markets. (By appointment with the Wongan Hills Visitor Centre).
21 Wongan Bakery: The bakery displays the original bakery oven. Open for morning and afternoon tea and lunch. Enjoy homemade sandwiches, pies, pastries and cakes.
22 Wongan Hotel: The hotel offers traditional meals, beer on tap and charming old style hotel accommodation or modern self-contained motel rooms. Curl up on the couch in front of the fire on a cold night, or enjoy the sunshine out in the hotel beer garden. The restaurant offers an a la carte menu, bistro menu, bar snacks and counter meals.
23 Wyening Mission: The historical farm was established in 1878 by the Benedictine monks and was built to form a cross. The Cellars (1890) still house some of the original wine-making equipment. The winery is open to the public by arrangement and the farm promotes the regional food, history and farming. www.wmfarm.com.au
24 Five Roads Café: Located in the Old Road Board building in Calingiri this unique country café offers homemade food, cakes and ‘real’ coffee. Open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 2.30pm and Saturday 8.30am to 12.30pm.