Pioneer Heritage Challenge

Pioneer Heritage

York - History

Ballardong Noongar Budjar

Healthy Country - Healthy People. This document has been developed with the view to representing the perspective and the period of time that Noongar people have been occupying and caring for their Country.

Cemetery Historical Walk Trail

A York Society booklet documenting 27 pioneers with photos and accounts of their lives is available from the Tourism Office. There is a map in the booklet, and the walk trail is also signed.

Pingelly - Our People and Progress. Buy the book at the Pingelly CRC
History of York 1834-1880

Over The Hills. A very detailed history of the first 50 years of York by Rodger Jennings. 363 pages. $72. Order from Peter Bridge, PO Box 317, Victoria Park 6479.

Lorraine's Burial Records

A complete list of the burials in the York Cemetery.

York Visitor Centre - History

The year 2006 marked the 175th anniversary of the State’s oldest inland town of when it was first settled by Europeans in 1831.

York - Events

Visitor Centre - Events

York hosts a rich array of events with the list maintained by the York Visitor Centre which can be viewed from the web link below.

York - Accommodation

Caravan Park

Mt Bakewell Caravan Park Eighth Road, York WA.

Hillside Country Retreat

Hillside is the perfect holiday and weekend venue for couples, families and groups in getaway or celebratory mode to avail of our fabulous self-catering cottages. Highly recommended by the Grafjag Team on the Pioneer Challenge.

Settlers House

Settlers House brings back the elegance and style of yesteryear log fires, cobbled courtyards, fully licensed Bar and Restaurant. Accommodation in any one of our suites is second to none.

Visitor Centre - Accommodation

York's range of accommodation is as expansive as its history, offering over 350 accommodation beds from family cottages and farm stays to share facilities and free RV parking.

York - Food

York's Eating Out Guide

York is renowned for its alfresco dining along the terrace with a plethora of cafes, restaurants and pubs within proximity of the town centre. Further afield there are more hidden treasures to uncover such as the Mill Café, Greenhills Inn.

York - Museums/Art

Visitor Centre - Attractions

4 Brook St - It's an ideal way to soak up some of York's great atmosphere and find out fascinating stories about local people and places. The Museum is full of lively, colourful new exhibitions, professionally designed and covering a diverse range of theme.

York - Activities

York Visitor Centre - Play

Play at one of York's famous annual festivals (Event Calendar) or enjoy York's adventure activities such as skydiving, hot air ballooning, mountain biking, geocaching or simply appreciate the towns historic charm with a leisurely stroll along the terrace.