Nannup Travel Guide

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Nannup Things to Do

  • Crabapple Lane

    Crabapple Lane is another open garden with a few roses and native plants and is surrounded by natural bushland and rolling hills.The also have an art studio with an artist in residence plus a selection of custom knives.There is also high quality bed and breakfast accommodation.

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  • Especially Tulips

    A bit further out of town you can visit open gardens such as 'Especially Tulips' where you can see tens of thousands of tulips planted in a field.

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  • Nannup Flower Festival

    The Nannup Flower Festival is annual event over 4 days with budding tulips in the streets, market stalls, quilt exhibition and agricultural displays. This year was my first visit but I was told that this year was not as spectacular as previous events due to the filming of Sam Worthington's latest flick "Drift". The producers of the film arranged to...

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  • War Memorial

    A marble obelisk commemorates those who died in the various wars that Australia fought. Erected in 1917, the wars commemorated were World War I and II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the Malayan Emergency. Some 151 men are commemorated here.

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  • Marinko Thomas Monument

    The monument was erected in 1988 for the memory of a local boy who was killed in action during the Vietnam War in 1966. Marinko or Tich as he was known, was born in 1945 and fought against communism in the Vietnam War. The memorial was presented by the Free Vietnamese Community of Western Australia and the Republic of Vietnam Veterans Assn of WA.

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  • Marinko Thomas Bicentenial Park

    As you come into Nannup you will pass by the Marinko Thomas Bicentenial Park. Just a small park there is a childrens play area and bbq facilities and of course the monument to Marinko Thomas.

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  • Templemore

    The land was purchased by James Kearney in 1896 and in 1908 he built his brick house. James was an early settler in Nannup and the house is recognized by the National Trust as the first private residence built in the town. During the Depression, the house operated as a guest house.

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  • Nannup Hotel

    The charming hotel is over 100 years old and is right in the centre of Nannup. Originally named the Blackwood Inn, the second storey was added in 1924. Inside there is a lot of the original detailing such as the pressed metal ceiling linings and the Jarrah staircase and balustrade.

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  • Nannup Tiger

    Nannup is quite famous for the Nannup Tiger. The animal is thought to be a Thylacinus Cynocephalus (which is a striped wolf which has a dogs head much like the Tasmanian Tiger), now possibly extinct. The tiger has not officially been sighted on the mainland for more than two hundred years. Bones found inside a cave in this area are thought to date...

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  • Town Hall

    The town hall was built in 1903 and had various uses including a church, the towns first school and a cinema. The addition of a supper room was added 1937. Both buildings are constructed of jarrah weatherboards. The building is on the National Trust’s classified list.

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  • Nannup Roads Board

    The old Roads Board office was built around 1920 following an earlier one built around 1896. It was used by the Roads Board of Nannup until 1966. There was an office in the front and a hall at the rear. The larger room was used for meetings by the Freemasons, Buffaloes and Odd Fellows.

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  • Foreshore Park

    The foreshore park runs from the back of the Visitors centre. There are a few different walks you can take along the upper banks and the riverside. There are signs along the way pointing out various plants and animals you might see. There are also some picnic tables and bbq facilities.

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  • The Cell Block

    The original cell block is open to the public. The cells were lined with jarrah and outside is a cell cramped exercise yard. The police station was in use until 1984.

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  • Old Police Station

    Built in 1922, it now houses the Tourist Information and Visitor Centre. The first police station was built at a cost of 250pounds. The building had a couple of uses – it houses the first office in 1870. In 1922 the building was demolished and the new station and police residence was built.

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  • All Saints Church

    All Saints Church was built in 1914 by the same builders who built the town hall. The old church is made up of weatherboards and an iron roof. It has historic significance of an early timber church. A weekly service is held at 5.00pm on Sundays

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Nannup Restaurants

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    by keeweechic Updated Jun 17, 2009

    Wiltons Bistro is located in a lovely old building in Nannup with a garden overlooking the Blackwood River. The chef and owner is Nick Wilton who was Head Chef at a restaurant in Perth and won four fine dining Gold Plate Awards. The restaurant is licensed and offers a tasty and generous menu which includes produce which is grown locally.

    Open for lunch Wed – Sun 10.00am – 2.00pm and Fri – Sun for dinner from 6.30pm

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Nannup Transportation

  • No Trains

    There are no trains to Nannup and the nearest station is at Bunbury, trains ceased to run in 1909. The nearest airport is also at Bunbury. Buses depart from East Perth and stop outside the Nannup Visitors Centre.

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  • Getting There

    Nannup is located 282km from Perth and there are a number of major roads leading to the town. You can travel via the Vasse Hwy, Brockman Hwy, and via the Nannup Ballingup Road to get to NannupAugusta 90 Km, Bunbury 100Km, Busselton 60Km.Manjimup 60Km, Pemberton 75Km,Bridgetown 45Km,

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  • Nannup Furniture Gallery

    The Furniture Gallery has a great range of Jarrah and Marri furniture. A small enterprise and worth a visit. The owner uses a wide range of timbers from reclaimed, re-milled to recycled and creates anything from wine racks, coffee tables, dressers to beds.

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  • Nannup Crafts

    Just along from the Visitors Centre is a little craft store. The area has is quite well known for its arts and crafts and every year there are a number of festivals held.

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Nannup Local Customs

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    by keeweechic Written Jun 17, 2009

    Nannup has the reputation as being known as the Garden Village. In August you can see beautiful displays of daffodils and tulips which are grown locally. The whole town is amass with colour during this nine day festival.

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