homestead of the Pergande family. Here, sheep yards constructed entirely of granite slabs are open for visitors with information on the history of the family and the yards on display. Wildflowers When good winter rains are received, the district blooms with a diverse range of wildflowers between July and October. Bencubbin’s First Generator As part of Bencubbin’s 100 Years celebration, the town’s first generator was restored and unveiled. Located next to the sandalwood dray, this generator powered Bencubbin from A trip back in time helps you imagine how families carted water from these wells for their livestock and for personal use, before the establishment of the water pipelines. Fuel Available at Bencubbin Hardware and Agencies, Padbury Street, 24 hour BP and debit card facility. Caltex diesel bowser located on Bencubbin-Kellerberrin Road beside the Seed Cleaners. 24 hour with debit card facility. Bencubbin Visitor Centre Community Resource Centre 283 Monger Street, Bencubbin WA 6477 Tel: (08) 9685 1007 1950 – 1968. Pioneer Wells
Beacon has the great feature of being the farthest north-easterly town in the Wheatbelt. As such, it is not a typical Wheatbelt location, adjacent to extensive native bushland and pastoral country. Within the Shire there are numerous granite and other rock formations, many of which have been harnessed for the collection of rainwater. Beacon has recently installed a heritage and solar lights trail around their town. Make sure you call into the Visitors Centre in Beacon to find out more places of interest to see when in the area. Places of interest Datjoin Rock A unique rock formation located east of Beacon which also includes a Well and picnic area at the location. Billiburning Rock This reserve provides excellent views of farmland and pastoral country. Free camping, waterless toilet and fire pits are available at this reserve for people to stay and enjoy everything there is to offer from the birdwatching, wildflowers, granite outcrop, bushland, gnamma hole, soak to the amazing stargazing experience. Beacon Mens Shed A reservoir of memories where visitors are encourage to call in and see some of the current and completed projects. Find out more at www.beaconmensshed.com.au/ Bird Watching Granite outcrops and remnant bushland provide excellent bird watching sites. www.birdingwa.iinet.com.au/sites/beacon.htm Wildflowers With so much native bushland in the area, wildflowers are abundant with good opening winter rains. Fuel Available at Ninghan Spraying and Hardware, Lucas Street, 24 hour BP and Eftpos card facility. Beacon Visitor Centre Community Resource Centre
The town of Bencubbin is the main centre within the Shire and is a vibrant community which enjoys a relaxed, country lifestyle. There are many original buildings in the town including the hotel, Sandalwood Shops, Bank of NSW, Old Police Station and Bencubbin School that were all built between 1911 and 1929. Enjoy a walk around the heritage trail to learn more about the history of the town whilst enjoying local scenery. Discovered in 1836, Marshall Rock offers 360 o views of the surrounding productive cropping land, Lake McDermott, Bencubbin, Welbungin and Wiacubbing Hill. Free camping, waterless toilet and fire pits available at this reserve. Sandalwood Interpretation Centre Located in the Bencubbin Community Resource Centre on the main street, call in and read about the sandalwood industry past and present and view the sandalwood products available for purchase. Adjacent to this building you can find the Sandalwood Dray. This was built to recognise the sandalwooders as the true pioneers of Bencubbin and the Mt Marshall District. Pergande Sheep Yards and Homestead 2km south of Marshall Rock you will find the remains of an original and prominent Places of interest Marshall Rock
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Bencubbin Caravan Park
Beacon Caravan Park
Bencubbin Outdoor BBQ Area
Situated on the edge of town, the Bencubbin Caravan Park is within walking distance of local businesses and town facilities. Powered and unpowered sites available as well as two on-site self-contained cabins and twelve single rooms. Outdoor BBQ (free) area, ablution block, large fully equipped kitchen and laundry on premises. Disabled facilities. Bencubbin Caravan Park Tel: (08) 9685 1202 during office hours.
Located at the eastern end of town and within walking distance of local businesses and town facilities. The Beacon Caravan Park provides powered and unpowered sites as well as on-site self-contained cabins and eight single rooms. Modern ablution block, laundry, campers kitchen, BBQ, gazebo on premises. Disabled facilities. Beacon Caravan Park Tel: 0488 025 853.
11 Rowlands Street Beacon WA 6472 Tel: (08) 9686 1014
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1 Pergandees Sheepyards- Bencubbin 2 Billiburning Rock 3 Amazing Mt Marshall night skies 1 2