Facilities and Recommended Attractions
Forrest has two shopping areas, both only 5 minutes away from Southglen Cottage.
Facilities include a modern supermarket (open 7 days), selling a full range of
products, including newspapers & magazines. There is also a post office,
bakery, butcher, liquor store, gourmet shop, uni-sex hairdresser and a gift
Health-wise, there is a Medical Centre, Pharmacy, Dentist and Physio.
dining out, the Townsite has 2 restaurants and a take-away.
the car, there are 2 service stations (Peak & Caltex) and a repair shop.
Additional Shopping Centres
are located in Mundaring and Midland.
Bank Estate Winery and Restaurant, Hamersley Road, Caversham
vineyard views down to the Swan River and a relaxed, friendly atmosphere,
RiverBank Estate is the perfect venue for any occasion.
Sandalford Winery, West Swan Road, Caversham - Restaurant and luxury river
Caversham Wildlife Park, Lord Street, Whiteman
Wildlife Park is located inside Whiteman Park. To enter Whiteman Park, please
use either Lord Street entrance or Beechboro Road entrance. Free parking is
available in Whiteman Park.
Mundaring Weir Hotel - Set amid bush surroundings, close to Lake C. Y. O’Connor, and about 15
minutes drive from Southglen.
Bibbulmun Track - One of the world's great, long distance walk trails, stretching from
the Perth hills, near Kalamunda, to the south coast at Albany.
John Forrest National Park
- John Forrest National Park is one of Australia's oldest conservation areas
and Western Australia's first national park. Located in the Perth Hills in
Glen Forrest/Hovea, the park offers excellent bush walking, mountain biking,
scenic drives and rock pools ideal for swimming.
Forest Heritage Centre, Dwellingup - A magnificent leaf shaped building amongst a Jarrah forest setting and
exciting rammed earth, in the Southwest town of Dwellingup.
fare from Perth Airport to Southglen, is approximately AUD $60.00