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Ironbark Farm Stay​

Explore Meckering and surrounds

during your stay with us

THE BIG CAMERA

The only camera museum in Western Australia. The front entrance is shaped like a giant 35mm camera.   Large collection and displays of over 3000 cameras and anything to do with photography. There is a small admission fee, open 9am to 5pm except on Wednesdays and Thursdays

Well worth a look for any photography enthusiast!


MECKERING EARTHQUAKE FARM RUINS

Located 2km north of Meckering.  From the Great Eastern Highway, turn off to the Goomalling Road.

The Meckering Earthquake registered 6.9 on the Richter scale, many of the towns buildings were destroyed including "Salisbury" - an old stone homestead built in 1904.  Take the short drive out to take a look at the farm house ruins.


BULGIN ROCK RESERVE

Not to far away is Bulgin Rock, turn onto Great Eastern Highway and head towards Cunderdin, turn right onto Collins road and turn right again at the next intersection, follow this road towards Bulgin Rock Reserve.

This is the perfect place to explore the granite outcrops, woodlands, wildflowers - take a picnic lunch - proven a popular picnic spot for well over 100 years.  Bulgin Rock is a well known landmark around the district.  Climb to the top of the rock and be rewarded by panoramic views at any time of the year.  Take some time out to explore!


MECKERING EARTHQUAKE GAZEBO AND MEMORIAL ROSE GARDEN

Located in town on Gabbedy Place.

Visit the Gazebo and surrounds to check out the great display including a section of the damaged railway line, a mangled section of the Golden Pipeline, photos, information and so much more.  Wander over to the Memorial Rose Garden.


MECKERING EARTHQUAKE PRESERVED FAULT LINE

Take a drive out on Quellington Road south of Meckering for about 12kms and you find what remains of the fault line. The fault line caused a scar on the landscape 32kms long and up to 2m high. Today, you can see about 1km remaining. 


FURTHER AFIELD

Take a drive out towards Cunderdin to explore the Cunderdin Museum, Cunderdin's Hill Lookout, drop into Ettamogah Pub for a drink and enjoy a great pub meal.  Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.  There are many scenic drives to explore, Heritage Trail, Quelagetting, Old School Sites and the Golden Pipeline

The town of Northam has many attractions including White Swans on the Avon River, get up early and go ballooning and experience a magical sunrise followed by a scrumptious champagne breakfast.  Pop into the Visitor Centre to explore many other attractions whilst in town.  Grab a coffee, take in a  bit of shopping and make a day of it.  Only 35kms from Ironbark Farm Stay.

York is another great town to visit, enjoy the 42km scenic drive, whilst your there grab a coffee, have a wander through the many unique and wonderful little shops. Find out what's on by visiting the York Information Centre - so much to see and do!




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