The Best Beaches in Denmark, WA

The Best Beaches in Denmark, WA

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As the weather heats up, we are close enough to the coast to head for the cool refreshing breezes from the Denmark beaches. There are beaches for swimming, surfing, exploring, taking your dogs or fishing, so once you have selected your perfect beach, make the most of it! Try the beachside trails, collecting shells and rocks, find a new favourite icecream flavour,  join the kids building sandcastles, or watching the sun go down over fresh fish and chips. For an amazing kid friendly swimming area, you can't go past William Bay National Park, where you will find Green's Pool, Elephant Rocks, Elephant Cove, and Madfish Bay, all stunning beaches. This map shows where most of the major beaches are situated.

http://www.rainbowcoast.com.au/maps/denmark-wa-beaches-map

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Save $30 per night with our November Special!

Save $30 per night with our November Special!

We love spoiling our guests and making their holidays memorable! Right now it is perfect weather to enjoy all the fun of the farm, and this month you can save $30 per night with our discounted rates for the whole of November. Our special ends November 31, and bookings can be made through the website at www.mistyvalley.com.au, or by phone, on +618 9840 9239. The kids can enjoy all the daily morning activities, with lots to do: a horse or pony ride, feeding the goats and chickens, exploring the farm on the fun bike, collecting farm fresh eggs and milk from our gentle cows, and we know you will all love Leonie's delicious straight from the oven home made muffins on arrival! This time of year is just glorious in Denmark, perfect for getting outdoors, with walking trails, beaches, The Adventure Park, and not to mention all the gourmet treats of the south west -  with fine restaraunts, breweries and vineyards.We look forwward to seeing you soon! Have a look at our video here to see more of what we have in store. 

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Sunday Lunch at the Nornabar Cafe

Sunday Lunch at the Nornabar Cafe

Have you ever had one of those Sundays when all you want to do is go for a drive and find somewhere nice for lunch? Well this happened to my wife Leonie and myself a couple of weeks ago so we decided to take a short drive of approximately thirty minutes from Misty Valley Country Cottages to the small hamlet of Nornalup, approximately 10km from Walpole on the south coast of Western Australia.

There we found the Nornabar Cafe, and what a find it was! On arrival we were warmly welcomed by our hosts David and Victoria Higgins, who you will soon realise are extremely passionate about their food. After choosing our wine a lovely bottle of Mount Bera, a 2008 Cabernet Merlotfrom the Adelaide hills, an extremely nice choice, we focused our concentration on the menu.

Leonie decided on the very popular steak sandwich, comprising of 120g of prime scotch fillet, caramelised onions, home made tomato preserve, aioli, leaves, toasted house bread served with twice cooked hand cut chips. What an absolutely delicious choice, and extremely yum!!!! My choice was the vegetarian pasta with seasonal roasted vegetables, Kalamata Olives, baby spinach, feta, Napolitano sauce, linguine along with sliced chorizo, which is optional if you are strictly no meat. Again, this dish was really exceptional and just the perfect choice for a drizzly cold afternoon. I finished up my meal with a very nice, just right temperature coffee.

Victoria was only too happy to help us with directions to a local winery and olive farm about ten minutes drive away.

After chatting with David and Victoria for a short time we both left Nornabar cafe feeling warm, comfortably full and relaxed. Leonie and I will definitely be visiting the Nornabar cafe once again very soon and can absolutely recommend it to anyone visiting the beautiful and spectacular scenery and attractions of the south coast of Western Australia.

The Nornabar can be found at 6684 South coast Highway Nornalup 6333, Ph 0898401407, office 0898401500, and their website is at www.nornabar.com  

Munda Bindi record attempt

Munda Bindi record attempt

Perth mountain biker Declan von Dietze, 22, will leave Albany on his mountain bike on at 9am Sunday 30 April, with the aim of reaching the northern end of the 1000 km world-famous trail in Mundaring in less than one week.

He said he was attempting the record because he wanted to inspire young people to take up mountain biking. “The Munda Biddi is among the best and longest mountain bike trails in the world, and what better way to get people interested in this wonderful sport and our magnificent environment than attempting to ‘Bust the Biddi’ in record time,” he said.

Read more of the story here

from Media release https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au

 

Save $30 per night - Special Offer

Save $30 per night - Special Offer

Misty Valley Country Cottages Special Offer
Save $30 per night off our standard rates when you book your holiday with us, from May 1 until August 31st. Check your preferred dates today! Enjoy clear night skies for stargazing, cosy wood fires, and being surrounded by the tranquility of the bush in your cosy secluded chalet in Denmark. All the best vineyards, breweries, restaurants, beaches, activities and fresh air of the south west coast are right at your doorstep. Settle into the pace with complimentary warm home made muffins and a local bottle of premium wine on arrival. Stay 4 nights  or more, and you will get a free entry voucher for the Denmark Adventure Park, and a free entry voucher to the Denmark Animal Farm. Enquire about our $30 OFF special on 0428 409 239 or book now. This offer excludes school and public holidays.

 

Holiday activities for the kids!

Holiday activities for the kids!

What kid (or Dad) doesn't want to climb a tree? Check out all the great ideas for kids this month apart from the Tree top walk, at the Valley of the Giants, not far from where we are in Denmark. Bug Hunts, Bush Art, Twilight walks, playing Forest Detective..View or download their program right here..it looks amazing! 

Happy Easter from Misty Valley

Happy Easter from Misty Valley

Wishing you a very happy Easter with your families, friends and children this Easter break. We will be making up our special Easter baskets tonight for our little Easter holiday guests, what fun! We hope that you get the most from your holiday, and enjoy all the opportunities for fresh air and sunshine, and spending time doing what you love. 

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Last minute school holiday special offer!

Last minute school holiday special offer!

Thinking about a last minute school holiday getaway? Our 2 bedroom cottage is free from the 22nd April, the second week of the school holidays. As well as all the fun of a family farmstay, for 4 night stays or more, you will get a free entry voucher for the Denmark Adventure Park, and a free entry voucher to the Denmark Animal Farm. 6 night stays are even better! you will get the same free entry vouchers plus a bottle of wine, and a gourmet platter. Pets are welcome too! Ring or text Warren now on 0428 409 239.

Watch our video here. :)

Cosy April Getaway

Cosy April Getaway

The April school holidays start soon, and Misty Valley Country Cottages have just two nights available from April 7-8 for a getaway to Denmark for a Friday and Saturday night. You will be on a 110 acre property, with bushland and sweeping views across the valley, in your private bush self contained chalet. A gorgeous secluded getaway for two, with massages, wine and food platters available on request, or perfect for families, with fun for the kids - ponies to ride, cows to milk, eggs to collect, and goats to feed. Fresh warm home made muffins and a warm cottage with a stoked log fire on arrival. Pet and disability friendly, so everyone is welcome! Call us now before this weekend is booked, or ask about when we are next free.  We hope to see you soon!  0428 409 239

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