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85 Great Eastern Highway, South Guildford (near Kingsley Drive)
Ph: (08) 9277 3685
Come Experience a Charming French Provincial Inspired Gallery
Discover Monet with its abundance of beautiful paintings by talented West Australian
artists in acrylic, pastel, oil and watercolour. Works are affordable and in a variety of styles.
Come and spend some time in this delightful Mediterranean style gallery at the gateway to
The Swan Valley, on the airport-side of Guildford. Enjoy a complementary Tea/coffee.
Open: 12am-6pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Thursday 10am-4pm
510 Great Northern Hwy, Middle Swan
Gallery Ph: (08) 9274 3435
Café Ph: (08) 9250 8838
TAYLORS FOOD ART STAGE
Get your coffee, food and cultural fix at the
Swan Valley local’s favourite hangout. Home
to Jude Taylor lino-cut prints, yoga classes,
art workshops, locally roasted coffee and
in-house cooking, check out WA exhibitions
and private functions are welcome.
Open Tues to Sun 7.30am ‘til 4pm.
The Swan Valley has some of the best
cycling paths in Perth, and when you
combine these with the abundance of
quiet back roads, you can get almost
anywhere in the valley, without
having to negotiate busy traffic.
Cycle paths, lanes and routes
along relatively level ground
eliminate any stress and danger,
making it an easy and accessible
activity for the whole family,
no matter the age and fitness
level. Here you won’t even ride
half a kilometre, without seeing
something worth stopping for.
Designated cycle paths which
are separate from the road run
from Guildford for most of the
length of West Swan Road
Recommended cycle routes | A
few go beyond the cycle paths to
include scenic and peaceful back
roads on which cyclists and families
can enjoy beautiful views, fantastic
wineries and little traffic.
Official routes | The 15km
one-way Guildford to West Swan
road ride; the circular 18km Maali
Footbridge to Eastern Swan Valley,
with various optional detours; the
8km return Maali Footbridge to
West Swan Road for families; and
for experienced cyclists, the 32km
food and wine trail loop.
(approx 12km), stopping at Swan
For inexperienced cyclists |
West Swan Road is the ideal ride
for young families and visitors,
not only because you needn’t
negotiate traffic but also because
there is hardly a couple of hundred
metres between the valley’s great
attractions. The cycle path also runs
along Reid Highway from West
Swan Road until The Great Northern
Highway. It then turns North
and proceeds until the Herne Hill
general store (about halfway up
the valley). From here people can
either jump on the designated cycle
lane and head up the highway, or
head down any eastbound road to
avoid the traffic.
For serious cyclists | There are
any number of routes longer than
the 32km of the designated cycle
paths. Along the quiet back roads
on the eastern side of the valley,
they lead to places such as the
famous Bells Rapids, up to the
lookout and onto a hilly loop with
fantastic views of Perth.
TIPS A limited number of bikes
are available to be hired in the
valley, including helmet, map,
water, lock and a high-visibility
vest, along with personalised
directions to suit.
“Here you won’t even ride half
a kilometre, without seeing
something worth stopping for”
A vineyard in the valley
(Photography City of Swan).
(Photography City of Swan).
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