Bridgetown; on the Blackwood River in the heart of the Bridgetown-Greenbushes farming and mining region.
Lookouts, scenic drives, bush walks (wonderful in Spring)
Mining at Greenbushes; tours and lookout.
Accommodation; Hotels, motel, farm stays, chalets and cottages or bed and breakfast accommodation. A small caravan park is by the river.
Shopping; A large supermarket, variety stores including a number of unique local gift shops.
Restaurants and Cafes; A variety of different choices for informal and formal dining
Festivals; Music festivals including the Blues at Bridgetown and the Chamber Music Festival
Wineries; A number of wineries including Lauren Brook Winery and B&B in the historic house overlooking a bend in the Blackwood River.
Breweries; Blackwood Valley Cidery and Restaurant,
; including Blackwood Marathon between Boyup Brook and Bridgetown. Easter Tennis Tournament. The Blackwood Classic which is the longest powerboat race in the world.
Festival of Country GardensHeritage
; Historic building, sites and heritage
Galleries, including the Brierley Jigsaw Gallery which has hundreds of jigsaw puzzles collected from all over the world since, which the only collection of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.
Climate: Mild to warm and generally dry in summer with an average of 28°C with cooling evening breezes. Winter brings some rainy days, but more often clear days following spectacular foggy or frosty mornings making a photographers’ paradise. The average maximum temperature is 16°C with an average minimum temperature of 5°C.