Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    List an Event/Business    Contact    Login
Join the Perth Mums Facebook Group to ask questions, seek advice, share experiences and join a vibrant and supportive community.

Churchman Brook Dam Bedfordale

by BecSorby (follow)
Family Friendly (592)      Outdoor Activities (117)      Swan Valley & Perth Hills (55)      Southern Suburbs (7)     
A beautiful picnic spot located in the picturesque Armadale foothills.

In the Armadale foothills lies Churchman Brook Dam, a picturesque, hidden gem that is ideal for a family picnic.



The dam is located in Bedfordale, a semi rural suburb on Armadaleís outskirts and you can get there via Churchman Brook Road.



The Perth Crochet Club meets fortnightly to learn crochet, meet other Perth mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
Learn how to take amazing family photos with your smartphone!
We recently visited the Dam for a family outing on a public holiday and it seemed as though lots of people had the same idea. There are several undercover picnic areas and gazebos to choose from, along with public barbecues.



You can climb up to the top of the dam and enjoy the views over the parkland. Itís not a particularly strenuous walk, but there are steps and steep areas to navigate - itís worth it when you get to the top though! You can also drive up to the top, but of course I went the hard way.



The dam was built in the 1920s and remains one of Perthís main water supplies, although itís running a little low at the moment. The views are spectacular, either looking out over the dam or over the picnic spots.



Churchman Brook Dam also has a little playground, halfway up between the picnic area and the top of the dam. There is a small play structure with a slide and mini rockers, yet the most appealing feature for children is the unused drain, which now acts as a tunnel for them to climb through. Itís pretty dirty in there, so try not to dress them in their Sunday best when you visit!



The Perth Crochet Club meets fortnightly to learn crochet, meet other Perth mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
Do you need an updated family photo?
There are grassed areas where you can set up the picnic blanket, including some naturally shaded areas. If you have little explorers, take them around the creeks or walking trails around the dams and see what you can find. You might even try your hand at catching tadpoles!



The dam has toilets and plenty of parking. The park closes at 6pm every day from October to April and at 5pm from May to September, although the dam may be closed early during periods of high fire danger.



If you are seeking somewhere a little different to hold a family get together or barbeque, Churchman Brook Dam is worth a visit for the stunning views and lovely fresh air.

Essential Information
Churchman Brook Dam
Churchman Brook Road, Bedfordale
Opening hours: Churchman Brook Dam is open every day of the week until 6pm from October to April and until 5pm from May to September
Cost: Free
Website

#Swan Valley & Perth Hills
#Southern Suburbs
#Outdoor Activities
#Family Friendly



Featured
Pay $10 with First Table to book a participating restaurantís first table of the evening and you'll get 50% off the food bill for 2 to 4 diners.
This year's launch event for Children's Week 2018 is the Family Fun Day on Sunday 21st October at Whiteman Park**. This FREE event will be jam-packed full of fun activities for the whole family!
21 Oct
Do you need an updated family photo?
7 Oct - 1 Dec
Learn how to take amazing family photos with your smartphone!
The Perth Crochet Club meets fortnightly to learn crochet, meet other Perth mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
13 Oct
Join the conversation on the Perth Mums Facebook Group


Enjoy affordable family photography from MyFamilyPhoto.com.au

I like this Article - 1
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by BecSorby
view all articles by BecSorby
Articles by BecSorby on Other Hubs
ID: 81105
Learn how to take amazing family photos with your smartphone!
Do you need an updated family photo?
The Perth Crochet Club meets fortnightly to learn crochet, meet other Perth mums, and have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along!
Calendar
Categories
January (51)
March (58)
April (46)
May (51)
June (47)
July (41)
August (78)
October (89)
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version