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Our stay at Faversham House in York WA


Faversham House York

Faversham House in York is one of Western Australia’s most historic houses and makes for a luxurious weekend getaway. It provides the perfect base to explore York and the Avon Valley. Alternatively, if you don’t feel like going anywhere,  the impressive manor is also the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the historic property and gorgeous garden.

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Things to do in York West Australia

York West Australia

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York is an easy 90-minute drive from Perth and makes for an ideal self-drive day trip from Perth or an even better weekend getaway. It’s one of WA’s most historic towns and along with giving insight into the region’s history, the town in the Avon Valley offers plenty of other great things to do.
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Mount Augustus – how to visit the biggest rock in the world

Mount Augustus

Who knew that Australia’s biggest rock is not in fact Uluru? Instead, it is Western Australia that lays claim to having the largest rock in the world.

Mount Augustus or Burringurrah as its known to the local Wajarri people rises 700m out from the surrounding plains and covers almost 5,000 hectares. The rock is 8km long, 5km wide and roughly twice as big as Uluru.
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Camping among the Gum Trees at Emu Creek Station

Emu Creek Station

Emu Creek Station is a historic cattle station located in the Upper Gascoyne Region. The station is a short drive on a dirt track off the Northwest Coastal Highway and roughly 2.5 hours northwest of the Minilya Roadhouse if travelling north. For us, Emu Creek provided an ideal transit stop on our way from Mount Augustus to Exmouth. Continue reading Camping among the Gum Trees at Emu Creek Station