This is also the perfect spot for a larger gathering, as there is plenty of room to spread your picnic blankets and enjoy a spot of bocce. Inver Walk and Pine Cone Point Starting at The Hermitage car park this is a pleasant, waymarked walk leading into the lower section of the Hermitage and offers a chance to detour up to Pine Cone Point where the views across the Tay to Dunkeld and the mountains in the North are spectacular. Families are in their element with the Synergy Parkland. There are often bright bean bags or deck chairs scattered across the green and if you are lucky, you might catch a screening of a free movie if you visit during the year, or live events from around the world. Northbridge Piazza is the perfect spot to relax and observe people filling the streets on their way to one of the many bars or eateries in the area. Remember to try your luck at spotting one of the 20 resident bottlenose dolphins that frolic in the bay.
Should the above package advertise a weekly amount payable, loan amounts are based on a Capita Finance Solutions Pty Ltd Panel Lender: 2 Year Intro Owner Occupied Loan interest rate of 3. So next hot summers give the our beautiful Swan River a go and enjoy a day out at one of these fun and Swan River locations. It was constructed in the late 1800s and was refurbished in early 2015 to be the park it is today. In the quiet suburb of Mosman Park there is a grassy park shaded by gum trees right on the edge of the high escarpment above Freshwater Bay part of the Swan River. Alternatively, head up into the to , spread a rug near some and enjoy views back across to the coast. It is a greatly overlooked space that is only about 20 years old but really seems older as much of the original bush land has been integrated into the landscape.
Bonus: you can swim pre- or post-picnic. Having lived in Melbourne previously, I really noticed the vast amount of parks and green areas in Perth. Check out this handy for all the details. Despite the mining boom being over, the boom of meal expenses has yet to deflate — sigh! It's no wonder this is one of our fave picnic spots in Perth. Where to Fill Your Picnic Basket The picnics of my 1970s childhood were simple and old-fashioned affairs. All finance services provided by Capita Finance Solutions Pty Ltd Australian Credit Licence 389087. Quarrymill Woodlank Park Owned by The Gannochy Trust this park has well maintained walkways which weave along the The Annaty Burn.
In the name of drinking responsibly, you should probably also pack a picnic. Image credit: Louise Coghill at Cottesloe Beach, Elle Borgward at Heathcote Reserve and Mrs Herbert's Park, Nancy Hanna at Kings Park. The Beach at Kenmore At the very eastern end of Loch Tay at Kenmore is a beach that has both sand and shingle. Guilty pleasures in life include Eurovision, sequinned jumpsuits, cheeseburgers and Disney moments of turning conversations into musicals. Cottesloe Civic Gardens With the majority of locals and blow-ins taking to the Cottesloe beachfront to enjoy their picnics post-swim, the manicured grounds of the Cottesloe Civic Centre remain a quiet spot to laze an afternoon away. Trigg Beach, Clarko Reserve, South West Coast Highway, Trigg, 6029 Araluen Botanic Park Leave the coast and ride the ranges with a day trip to the colour supreme,.
Joondalup has a Gem of a park, hidden in plain view. It's beautiful on a nice day Stanley Beach This is a beautiful wee beach at the Linn in Stanley! Waterfalls, walking trails and parkland. After enjoying your picnic and the views drive down the winding switchbacks of Zig Zag Scenic Drive. Noble Falls looks gorgeous too. It's been a while since I was there G-Maps looks like there's a gazebo there now but I never saw anyone else there. There are picnic tables in the parkland and plenty of grass on which to roll out your blanket. How many can you knock off? About four years ago I lived just over the road from it and would wander over almost daily to go for walks, bike rides and romantic picnics with my boyfriend at the time.
You don't have to go far to find one witha patch of sand to call your own. The grass is always nice and green there even at the end of summer. All these beaches enjoy very calm waters compared to those further up the coast, and the Fremantle Sailing Club provides a pretty backdrop. On a few occasions, I have also been witness to wedding photographs being taken amongst other get together and birthday parties. We are so lucky in Perth to be blessed with a beautiful sunny climate plus plenty of parks, rivers, lakes and open bushland areas, even in the heart of the city. Best of all, you get to ride a bike along a scenic cycling track with vistas of the turquoise sea, craggy rocks and creamy beaches to get to them, which only adds to the beauty of the adventure. If you are wanting something quiet and a bit more chill in terms of being that tad more remote and having more beach space than you can possibly dream of, than Leighton Beach it is! There is a popular large picnic spot and playground, or many other smaller secluded spots for a picnic and a splash-around.
Lemon scented gums along the avenue are lit up from below. Another reason to stay in apartments over hotels is because it makes putting together a picnic so much easier. The garden is a 10 minute walk from North Sydney train station or Milsons Point ferry wharf. The island was traditionally used as a quarantine station and naval depot, but today is renowned for its 360-degree harbour views. Featuring water lily-filled lakes, flower displays and beautiful heritage trees, the gardens are kept in an immaculate condition. Saw Avenue Picnic Park is close to Synergy Parkland and is definitely the quieter of the two parks. It has a great children's playground, also barbeque facilities and picnic tables in the shade.
Why not leave a comment and let us know where the best picnic spot in Perth is? Be sure to visit in spring when the tulips are in bloom! There are free barbecues throughout the park and takeaway fare available from the Spruce Goose Diner. I have great childhood memories of running along the jetties, swimming in the Swan River and trying to avoid having a jellyfish thrown at me by the other kids. Some good food, good friends and good times. Do you have any favourite picnic spots in Perth? This is a little gem of a spot and fairly sheltered from the sea breeze on those windy days! Nestled in Mosman Park on the banks of the Swan River, this locale is best on a calm day when you can go from snacking to swimming. Find Harvey Beef at your local Coles now. Work up an appetite by surfing along the coast or simply catch some free entertainment by watching the surfers themselves. To help you decide where to picnic this summer, here are 10 of the best barbecue and picnic areas within easy reach of the city.
John Forrest National Park Mundaring About 40 minutes east of Perth, is home to a couple of pretty impressive waterfalls and plenty of rock pools. Nearby Blackwall Reach is the deepest part of the Swan River with a shoreline of limestone cliffs. There are free barbecues around the lake and among the trees, with plenty of space to spread a picnic rug and watch the kids play. This area is part of Synergy Parkland and probably one of the best picnic areas for families, as there is a great playground for the kids to burn off energy. Find our favourite Swan River foreshores cafe, playground, picnic and swimming spots here. Image credit: Jessica Wyld Editor's note: this article was produced in partnership with. Keep in mind in summer the weir closes at 6pm and 5pm in winter.
Swimming here is fun and safe for little ones in the shallows. Walyunga National Park, Bullsbrook This national park is simply stunning, with numerous scenic spots for a picnic. Finger foods such as mini quiches, cheesy spinach filo triangles and little sandwiches and hotdogs are always popular. On the other hand, taking your own pre-prepared food gives you more freedom to explore out-of-the-way places for romantic picnics or an adventurous family day out. At the base of the park sandstone steps provide direct access to the harbour, so you can go for a swim before enjoying lunch on the water's edge. There are cycle tracks for children here too, and and you can picnic on the grass or in one of the gazebos dotted around.