• Best weekend catch up spots around Guildford

    Nov 23, 2021

    With its quaint historic buildings, heritage trails and proximity to the Swan Valley, Guildford makes the perfect weekend base. You can easily spend an entire day here wandering through antique stores, dining at cafes or relaxing by the riverside. 

    If you’re looking for fun weekend activities to try around Perth, then you’ll be spoilt for choice here. Read on below to discover some of the best weekend catch-up spots around Guildford. 

    Kings Meadow Reserve

    If you’re in the mood for a picnic lunch, it doesn’t get much better than Kings Meadow. This relaxing riverside location has BBQ facilities and a dedicated picnic area in place, right where the Helena River and Swan meet. It’s a great spot to sit and relax, but be mindful of snakes during the summer months because the area where the two rivers meet is a frog habitat! 

    The Guildford Hotel

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    The Guildford Hotel is a Perth staple. This heritage listed pub is one of the best places around Guildford to stop in for a hearty pub meal and a cold drink. Thanks to its beautiful 19th century architecture, it’s also a popular spot for events and special celebrations. If you want to get out to eat and drink around Guildford, then this is a great place to visit. 

    Riverbank Estate Winery

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    Riverbank Estate Winery in Caversham is one of Guildford’s closest wineries. It’s just a quick four minute drive to the stunning venue, where you’ll find a well-stocked wine cellar where visitors can enjoy a wide variety of wine tastings. There’s also an excellent restaurant on-site, open from Wednesday to Saturday for lunch. Stop by for a meal with panoramic views over the vineyard. 

    Lilac Hill Park

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    Lilac Hill Park is located just across the bridge from Guildford and marks the beginning of a stunning tourist drive through the Swan Valley. If you feel like exploring, this is a great place to start. There’s a number of picnic spots around the area, as well as international standard cricket facilities, so the park is popular for sporting fans who want to watch the cricket. 

    For those who want to be close to all the best the city has to offer, there really is no better place than Guildford! If you’re looking to build the perfect weekender, browse our current land for sale or explore our house and land options. 

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