Pinjarra is in the Peel Region and is one of the oldest towns in Western Australia. There are many well restored historic homes and public buildings. Hotham Valley Tourist Railway has a depot in Pinjarra and you can take a ride back into the past on a steam train into the hills of Dwellingup. Pinjarra also has Western Australia's only heritage rose gardens, featuring 364 varieties of old fashioned roses. There is a Heritage Walk Trail along the Murray River bank to a Suspension Bridge which is imbedded with mosaic tile artwork which describes the Aboriginal, pioneer, youth, railway and forest heritage of the area.
Pinjarra is also the place to skydive.
Location : About 23 Kms south of Serpentine.
Armadale spans from across the scarp to the hills of the Darling Range providing an area of great beauty and contrast. The city creates many chances to step back in time with their museums and heritage attractions. There are many bed and breakfast facilities in the area as well as caravan parks and chalets. There are also many walking and cycling challenges in the area. The area has great shopping and historical interests sure to meet the criteria of everybody.
Location : About 30 kms north of Serpentine
This is one of those charming old General Stores which takes you back in time. They offer fast food, local fruit and veg, petrol, crafts and collectibles as well as a decent lunch comprising a Ploughman's Lunch, Sawmiller's Supper or choose something else off the menu. Don’t leave without your helping of apple pie and cream or just a cappuccino or hot chocolate. If you are a cyclist then you can also get your cycling supplies and spares here.
Location : Jarradale Road, Jarrahdale
Millbrook Winery is set down the end of a long narrow road on Chestnut Farm just off the main thoroughfare of Jarrahdale. The winery is one of the newest in Western Australia. More a boutique winery, their Barking Owl and Millbrook wines have received awards.
The winery is set with views overlooking the hills and the Serpentine National Park and the perfect setting for weddings.
The wine tasting room is open daily from 10.00am to 5.00pm and they also provide light lunches from Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 3.00pm.
Location : Old Chestnuts Road, Jarrahdale