Some of the best farm stays around Perth and Western Australia

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Sometimes you need to take a step out of the rat race and enjoy the simple things in life… Clean air, misty mornings, roosters crowing, good wine, fresh produce…

Nothing beats a weekend away on the farm, and lucky for you there is ample opportunity to do so around our fair state, mostly around the southwest region. Here’s a bunch of our favourite farm stays around Perth and Western Australia.

Settlers Rest Farmstay (West Swan)

Located just 30 minutes from the CBD, Settlers Rest is a convenient spot for a little escape from the city.  Wide open spaces and clean country air makes Settlers Rest Farmstay an ideal base for the whole family when exploring Perth and surrounding areas.

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Ferguson Farmstay

Ferguson Farmstay is located only 30 minutes’ drive from Bunbury and less than two hours’ drive south of Perth. The chalets are situated on top of the undulating Darling ranges, giving spectacular views of farmland and vineyards all the way to the Bunbury coast. If you look closely, you might even spot a ship docking in the Bunbury harbour.

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Little Hop House (Donnybrook)

Little Hop House is a small home nestled amongst the green, rolling hills of the Preston River Valley in beautiful, southwest Western Australia. Situated on a working hop farm, only five minutes out of the nearby town of Donnybrook, but a world away from city life.

Little Hop House
Photo by @wild.flow.her

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Lavendale Farm (York)

Featuring accommodation offering beautiful rural views, Lavendale Farmstay and Cottages York are set along 64ha of gently sloping land on the banks of the Avon River. Their stable is home to horses, ponies, alpacas, donkeys, sheep, goats, pet pigs, some cattle plus numerous ducks and chickens. Guests are invited to help feed the animals in the evening and collect eggs.

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Sunnyhurst Chalets Rural Stay (Bridgetown)

Sunnyhurst Chalets Rural Stay provides affordable, child and pet friendly farmstyle chalets in the charming small town of Bridgetown. Lose the kids on the 9 hole mini putt putt and playground whilst you sip a wine on your balcony. Enjoy an outside fire pit under the stars on a crisp night, mingling with other guests or relax while you curl up by the fire.

Sunnyhurst Chalets

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Diamond Forest Farm Stay (Manjimup)

A peaceful rural property on the edge of the beautiful tall timber forests in the South West of Western Australia, Diamond Forest Farm Stay is an excellent holiday retreat in a relaxed rural setting. The changing seasonal beauty of the rural landscape ensures the Farm Stay is a picturesque escape at any time of year.

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Burnside Organic Farm (Margaret River)

Burnside Organic Farm is a small family certified organic and biodynamic winery in Margaret River offering bungalow accommodation and farm tours. They offer four self-contained bungalows on the property. Situated a good distance apart to allow peace and privacy for all guests. The bungalows are built from natural materials including stone and timber, have full kitchens, wood fires and spacious outside entertaining areas. Guests have exclusive access to the kitchen garden, farm walks, access to adjoining National Park tracks and complimentary wine tastings.

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Swallows Cottage (Margaret River)

Swallows Cottage is a lovely renovated original settlers cottage on a working farm that is well located 3km from Margaret River in a peaceful rural setting away from the holiday crowds. If you book the cottage then it will be exclusively yours for the duration of your stay.

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Misty Valley Country Cottages (Denmark)

Located in Harewood, 13km from Denmark, the pet friendly Misty Valley Country Cottages provides an awesome family farm stay for the whole family. For the active explorers there are nearby cycle and walk trails, tree top walks, pristine surf beaches, forests, wineries, local arts and crafts, and delicious local specialty produce to discover. Or, if you prefer to just relax, you can settle back in front of a roaring log fire, or maybe take in the bush views from your balcony, with a glass of local red wine and a platter of delicious local cheeses.

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Upland Farm Luxury Farm Escape (Denmark)

Nestled on 107 acres of a working cattle farm, Upland Farm is a haven for the charm and simplicity of farm life but with all the luxuries of the Guest House. An architecturally designed newly built timber cladded home boasting large glazed windows and doors to celebrate the panoramic farmland, neighbouring vineyard and valley views.

Upland Farm Denmark

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Yardup Cottage (Borden)

Yardup Cottage is an hour from Albany and offers a truly remote experience. Built in the 1900s, the cottage has been lovingly restored (as the photos attest) and offers a private farm-style accommodation with spectacular views of the Stirling Ranges, making it the perfect base to explore Bluff Knoll.

WA Homestay Yardup Cottage Stirling Ranges

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Wooleen Station

Red dirt, dingoes, blazing sunsets; this is the real Aussie outback experience you’ve been looking for… Spanning a quarter of a million acres of breathtaking bushland in Western Australia’s Murchison region, Wooleen Station offers an authentic glimpse at life in the outback. With a touch of luxury. Owned by the Pollock family, Wooleen Station has been providing traditional Aussie outback hospitality for more than 30 years now. However, hosts David and wife Frances have truly transformed the cattle station into an eco-tourism destination in recent years by providing an array of nature-based experiences, including dingo encounters.

Wooleen Station Homestead

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Bullara Station (Exmouth)

At Bullara they cater for singles, families, large groups and even pets. They have accommodation options to suit everyone and an array of activities and experiences to keep you as busy or as relaxed as you want to be. With just a short drive you can spend your morning snorkelling with mantas and whale sharks and then back to the Station for a lazy afternoon in a hammock and an evening round a fire pit sharing stories with fellow travellers.

Bullara Station
Image Credit: Tourism WA

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