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Narrogin

Accommodation


New Cornwall Hotel
Renovated (2017) the historic New Cornwall Hotel is the largest hotel in Narrogin. It offers accommodation, outdoor areas, bars and dining facilities.
Phone     9881 1877    Website




Narrogin Caravan Park
Caravan parking and camping for short stay available. Features include wheelchair access, camp kitchen and laundry. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash.
Phone     0427 478 333     Email




Narrogin Motel
Casual lodging with relaxed dining. within easy walking distance of town centre and sporting attractions
Phone     9881 1660     Email




Albert Facey Motor Inn
Named after the author Albert Facey writer of "A Fortunate Life" it is next to the caravan park and opposite Foxes Lair Nature Reserve. Accommodation includes swimming pool,restaurant and licensed bar.
Phone     9881 1899     EmailWebsite




Duke of York Hotel
Located on the main street within walking distance of town centre and sporting attractions The Duke of York offers accommodation, dining room, bars, beer garden,function room and a drive through bottle shop
Phone     9881 1008     EmailWebsite


Activities


Dryandra Nocturnal Experience
Barna Mia is an animal sanctuary with a difference Set in the heartland of the Dryandra Woodland Barna Mia is a place to discover threatened native marsupials in a natural setting. Take a torch and do the night tour.
Phone     9881 920    Website


Events


Narrogin Shire - What's On
The Narrogin Shire presents a list of events, including cycling, show days, orienteering, markets, festivals
Phone     9890 0900     EmailWebsite


Food


All Day Cafe 7
Kebab shop 40 Federal Street. Best chicken kabab I have ever had and I've had a lot! The meat was cooked perfectly but by far the best thing was the salad, very fresh. Mon-Sat 10-8. Sun Closed.
Phone     9881 3816    Website




Pioneer Way Food list
A comprehensive list of places to eat in Narrogin including fast- and slow-food outlets. There is a wealth of choice.
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Trip Advisor
Duke of York Hotel, The Homestead Restaurant, Narrogin takeaway and Cafe Bar, Chicken Treat
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Chicken Treat
99-101 Federal Street Fast Food chicken shop
Phone     9881 4144    




Narrogin takeaway and cafe bar
101 Federal Street
Phone     9881 1922    


History


Settled in 1860
Early pastoralists found times were hard and supplemented income by cutting Sandalwood and Mallee trees. Narrogin developed when the railway selected nearby pool for water supplies for steam trains. Growing from being a major railway junction its now an
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Wikipedia - Narrogin
Narrogin is an Aboriginal name, having been first recorded as "Narroging" for a pool in this area in 1869. The meaning of the name is uncertain, various sources recording it as "bat camp", "plenty of everything" or derived fro
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Old Railway Station
Narrogin once employed 250 railwaymen. Its old station is fenced off but can be viewed from the bridge that crosses the line. Hopefully money will be found to restore it and to add a transport museum.
               




Narrogin Pioneer Biographies
These thumbnail histories with photographs of Narrogin Pioneers have been provided by the Narrogin Old Courthouse Museum. Please click on Website to make use of them in the Pioneer Challenge.
Phone     98816758     EmailWebsite




Lorraine's Burial Records
A complete list of the burials in the Narrogin Cemetery
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Noongar Knowledge
The SW Aboriginal Land and Sea Council's web site covers culture, country, people, history, a glossary of terms, education and leadership. Highly recommended.The aim of the Kaartdijin website is to share the richness of our knowledge, culture and history
Phone     93587400     EmailWebsite


Museums/Art


Arts Narrogin
Events, Exhibitions, Workshops. Their rooms are next to the Town Hall in the middle of Narrogin. Currently open by appointment only.
Phone     9881 6987     EmailWebsite




Old Court House Museum
Check out the original magistrate's bench, prisoner's dock and witness stand, exhibits from Narrogin's doll and pottery factories, medical displays, early farming items and Aboriginal artefacts. Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat 10-12
Phone     9881 6758     EmailWebsite


Places


Narrogin Motel Attraction List
Old Court House, Butter Factory, Railway Dam, Art Gallery, Restoration Group, Memorial Park. Have a look at the old Railway Station before restoration, and many lovely old buildings
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Dryandra Woodland Park
Is a native conservation area with the largest remnant of original vegetation and many species of mammals birds and reptiles including the Numbat,emblem.
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Railway Dam
Built to provide water for the Souther Railway steam engines the dam is now a pleasant place to walk among gum tree and look for wildflowers.
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Foxes Lair National Park
Bushland reserve with walking tracks picnic areas and an array of winter wildflowers,birds and wildlife
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Useful Links


The Pioneer Way Web Site
A comprehensive web site of what to do and see, where to stay and to eat, and other features in Narrogin
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Mingor Photographs
A comprehensive gallery of photographs with links to other town photographic collections
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Aussie Towns Web Site
Narrogin is a substantial rural center with a range of services at the junction of the Great Southern Railway and major roads. Its a pleasant town with parks and historic buildings
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