Jarrah Grove Retreat
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This morning we said farewell to Busselton and headed to Margaret River. At 45km's this is easily the shortest journey between destinations on the trip!! We were all set up by lunchtime so we decided to treat ourselves to fish and chips for lunch in town... they were delicious. As we were parked out the front of the ice cream shop we had to stop off in there too... wow, they do some great ice cream and all made locally. ...
... be sprouting in the middle of the fields. Quite a sight is all this water.
We decided to head to one of several different camps. The first one we were to try was Alexander Bridge. We pulled in for a look see and really liked what we saw. Brad and Denise had told us of this spot back in 2011 but it was so crowded then and we were turned off the idea. This time, though, there is only a few campers.
Our campspot is right on the edge of the Blackwood River. Perfect.
We had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. After settling in and looking around we set out for a day of adventure. And adventure we had. First of all Jenelle turned into this old country farm which turned out to be a sheep farm. It was the neatest place. There were sheep in a fenced area. So we went over and petted them and took a few pictures. We went into the shop to look ...
... her choice of activities also - such as enjoying a stroll and lunch at Laurance Winery.
We left Laurance Winery satisfied and kept heading north visiting the coast line along the way. Busselton is less than 50 kms from Margaret River township and could be considered the gateway to the Margaret River region. Our intentions were to stop and take a walk on the 1.8km long Jetty before hitting the road again but as we were driving into Busselton we noticed that ...
... to a winery hopefully with a roaring fire to enjoy a long leisurely lunch . We aimed for The Lake House, first sampling their wines just to make sure what we wanted to drink over lunch and then making our way to a table overlooking beautifully landscaped gardens around a stunning lake. Despite the cold, grey conditions, the setting was truly beautiful. Unfortunately time went quickly and we had no choice but to venture back after doing a ...