With a thriving wine industry, great history to discover and unique experiences, there is a lot to enjoy in our State’s south.
Drive 365km south from Perth, along the Albany Highway, and you’ll find yourself in the Shire of Plantagenet, which is a special part of the State according to Shire CEO, Rob Stewart.
“The Shire of Plantagenet is special, and I know you've heard this before, but it's special because of the people that live here, and it's only 50kms from the City of Albany, so you can have the rural lifestyle but be close to city amenities.”
For those who don’t live the area, there are plenty of options and attractions to explore when visiting the town of Mount Baker, and the Shire. “A must do in Plantagenet - go out to the Porongurup Range and see the granite sky-walk out there,” says Rob.
Other visitor attractions include the heritage-listed old Police Station Museum, St. Werburgh’s Chapel and the numerous wineries which call the Shire home. “The Council recognises that wine production is one of our biggest industries here in Plantagenet and supports the wine industry through various wine festivals,” explains Rob.
To find out more about these festivals, or any other events and attractions on offer, visit the Shire of Plantagenet website.