Population 850

Beverley is a small town set on the banks of the Avon River 130 kilometres east of Perth. Its main street boasts some beautifully preserved buildings, representing Federation to Art Deco architectural styles. This farming community, while having long been associated with wheat and wool, also produces grapes, olives, emus, deer and yabbies.

Visitor Information

Aeronautical Museum, 139 Vincent St; (08) 9646 1555

Nearby national parks

  • John Forrest National Park

    Declared in 1900, John Forrest is the oldest national park in Western Australia. Lying at the northern edge of the Hills Forest in the...more

  • Serpentine National Park

    This delightful park, only an hour’s drive from Perth, has attracted recreational visitors for over a century. They come to picnic...more

  • Avon Valley National Park

    The Avon River runs through the centre of this national park, not far from Perth and once occupied by the Nyoongar people of the Darling...more

Nearby towns

  • York WA

    On the banks of the Avon River in the fertile Avon Valley, York is one of the best preserved and restored 19th-century towns in Australia....more

  • Pingelly

    Located 158 kilometres south-east of Perth on the Great Southern Highway, Pingelly is part of the central-southern farming district....more

  • Northam

    Northam lies in the heart of the fertile Avon Valley. The Avon River winds its way through the town and on its waters you'll find white...more

In Town

Aeronautical Museum This museum presents a comprehensive display of early aviation in WA. The museum's star attraction is the Silver Centenary, a biplane built between 1928 and 1930 by local man Selby Ford and his cousin Tom Shackles. Ford designed the plane in chalk on the floor where he worked. The plane first flew in July 1930, but was never licensed because of the lack of design blueprints. Vincent St.

Station Gallery: art exhibitions and sales in the Tudor-style (1889) railway station; Vincent St.

Dead Finish Museum: the oldest building in town (1872) houses memorabilia and historic items from wooden cotton wheels to washing boards; open 11am–3pm Sun Mar–Nov or by appt through visitor centre; Hunt Rd.


Avondale Discovery Farm Avondale is an agricultural research station with displays of historic farming machinery and tools. The 1850s homestead is furnished in period style and set in traditional gardens. There is also an animal nursery, Clydesdale horses and a picnic area with barbecues and a children's playground. A land-care education centre houses interactive displays. The farm hosts the Clydesdale and Vintage Day in June. Waterhatch Rd; (08) 9646 1004; 6 km W.

Brookton: attractions of this nearby town include the Old Police Station Museum and the Brookton Pioneer Heritage Trail, which highlights places significant to the local Aboriginal people; 32 km S.

County Peak Lookout: spectacular views from the summit; 35 km SE.

The Avon Ascent: take a self-drive tour of the Avon Valley; contact visitor centre for map.

Eco-friendly activities around town

Hiking the Bibbulmun Track 83 km

You do not need to dedicate six to eight weeks to walk the superb 965-kilometre Bibbulmun Track in order to enjoy it. There are plenty of places to get on and off the track, so you can stretch the legs for a few hours,... Find out more

Golf courses around town

Araluen Golf Resort 79 km

Steep forest-covered hills above deep valleys are not the ideal landscape on which to create a golf course. But that did not stop the developers of Araluen Golf Resort – in the Roleystone Hills, 45 minutes... Find out more

The Vines Resort & Country Club (Lakes course) 95 km

Few courses in Australia let you walk in the footsteps of the game’s best players simply by booking a tee time and paying your green fee. The Vines, as the stage for such events as the Heineken Classic, Johnnie... Find out more

Cafes & restaurants around town

Freemasons Tavern

The Freemasons Tavern is a classic Australian pub serving counter meals and à la carte in the Gallery Restaurant. The town of Beverley is one of the oldest settlements in Western Australia, and the Freemasons... Find out more

Nearby breweries

Feral Brewing Company 91 km

Based in the Swan Valley, Feral Brewing produces a range of sometimes challenging beers that are served on tap at their bar/restaurant (and a handful of other outlets), plus their flagship bottled product Feral White,... Find out more

Elmar's In the Valley 93 km

Having established a successful smallgoods business, German-born couple Elmar and Anette Dieren branched out to establish this sizeable bar, restaurant and beer garden complex, which also includes a microbrewery. While... Find out more

Duckstein Brewery 93 km

Duckstein Brewery actually has two separate breweries and outlets located in both the Swan Valley and Margaret River wine regions. The original 60-litre microbrewery (or should that be microscopic brewery) is one of the... Find out more

Mash Brewing Company 93 km

The simply named Mash Brewing Company debuted in April 2006, adding to the significant cluster of craft breweries operating out of the Swan Valley. Inspired by the Little Creatures model, the brewery is positioned... Find out more

Swan Brewery 96 km

The Swan Brewery was established in 1857 by early Western Australian settler Frank Sherwood, who had emigrated from England with his family in 1842. Interestingly, he originally set up a school of classics and languages... Find out more

Campsites around town

Beverley Caravan and Camping Ground

Beverley is a small historic town on the banks of the Avon River, 135 km east of Perth. Its main street features beautifully preserved examples of Edwardian, Federation and Art Deco architecture. As you wander around... Find out more

Brookton Caravan Park 30 km

Set on the Brookton Hwy, 138 km south-east of Perth, this caravan park provides travellers with a good range of facilities in a town where the famous WA wildflowers bloom in colourful profusion in spring.... Find out more

Mount Dale camping area 59 km

On the Bibbulmun Track, Mt Dale is 11.5 km from Beraking camping area and 8.3 km from Brookton camping area.... Find out more

Beraking camping area 59 km

On the Bibbulmun Track, Beraking campsite is 8.5 km from Waalegh camping area and 11.5 km from Mt Dale camping area.... Find out more

Brookton camping area 59 km

On the Bibbulmun Track, Brookton camping area is 8.3 km from Mt Dale camping area and 11.1 km from Canning camping area.... Find out more

Waalegh camping area 64 km

On the Bibbulmun Track, Waalegh camping area is 9.5 km from Helena camping area and 8.5 km from Beraking campsite.... Find out more

Canning camping area 65 km

On the Bibbulmun Track, Canning camping area is 11.1 km from Brookton camping area and 15.6 km from Monadnocks camping area.... Find out more

Nerang camping area 65 km

On the Bibbulmun Track, Nerang camping area is 12.6 km from Mt Cooke camping area and 16.6 km from Gringer Creek camping area.... Find out more

Helena camping area 65 km

On the Bibbulmun Track, Helena campsite is 8.6 km from Ball Creek campsite and 9.5 km from Waalegh campsite.... Find out more

Mount Cooke camping area 67 km

On the Bibbulmun Track, Mount Cooke camping area is 12.7 km from Monadnocks camping area and 12.6 km from Nerang camping area.... Find out more

Caravan parks around town

Banksia Tourist Park 87 km

This is an ideal location for those arriving in Perth from the north or the east wanting to stay on the outskirts. The park is in a semi-rural setting just a few minutes from Midland. The quality park is well laid out... Find out more

Discovery Holiday Parks – Perth 89 km

This is a great park with excellent amenities, in the eastern suburbs 16 km from the centre of Perth. It also has a van-storage area. Access to the park is easy from all directions along main arterial routes. Bookings... Find out more

Perth Vineyards Holiday Park 94 km

Situated in the grape-growing area of the Upper Swan River, about 14 km from the centre of Perth, this quality park has easy access to the main routes north and east. It has grassy and paved sites, some with good shade.... Find out more

Hotels, motels & B&Bs around town

Beverley B&B

Given the history of the town, it’s only fitting that the Beverley Bed and Breakfast is housed in a heritage cottage. All five rooms are clean and comfortable, and all double rooms have ensuites, while single rooms... Find out more

Rest areas around town

Meckering park area 53 km

At Meckering

Adjacent to the highway. At the earthquake display site.

Eadine Springs rest area 57 km

9km E of Bakers Hill (L) or 14km W of Northam (R)

Secluded picnic area among trees. Well off the highway.

Cunderdin park area 59 km

At Cunderdin

Adjacent to the highway and near the museum.

Bakers Hill park area 59 km

At Bakers Hill  

Adjacent to the highway at the information bay on the west side of town.

Forsyths Mill rest area 66 km

11km E of Mundaring (R) or 27km W of Bakers Hill (L)

Secluded in a natural bush setting just off the highway.

Sullivan Rock rest area 70 km

37km SE of Armadale (R) or 95km NW of Williams (L)

Just off the highway among trees.

Gleneagle rest area 72 km

25km SE of Armadale (L) or 107km NW of Williams (R)

Secluded in a forest setting well off the highway.

Bannister rest area 76 km

84km SE of Armadale (L) or 48km NW of Williams (R)

Just off the highway among trees.

Crossman rest area 80 km

At Crossman

Just off the highway among trees.

Kellerberrin park area 92 km

At Kellerberrin

Adjacent to the highway. In the middle of town.

What's on around town

Yabbie Races: Apr.

Annual Quick Shear: Aug.

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