York is located approx 97kms east of Perth, and is around a 1 1/2 drive from Perth, making it the perfect place for a day trip out of Perth city or for an overnighter.
Just one street down, and an easy walk from the main street, Avon Park is located along the Avon River and features a nice little playground and a swinging bridge that takes you across the other side of the river.
There are bbq's and toilets here - and if you have an RV or caravan, you can actually stay here and hook up to the power for 24 hours (no cost), so it makes a great spot to come and stay the night.
Also consider a visit to Gwambygine Ascent (10kms south of York along the Great Southern Hwy), there is an adventure playground, toilets, barbeques and nature walk.
Located just a few minutes walk, from the main street on Henrietta St. This beautiful cafe that sits at the base of the historic towns flour mill, built in 1892.
There is a great little kids play area where with a concrete slide featuring dolphins up the stairs, old wooden swing, wooden climb platform and a cubby house. There's lots of room for them to run around, high chairs, kids meals and indoor, outdoor or alfresco dining, so it's the perfect place for breakfast, lunch or coffee & a cake, all year round.
Check out The Book Nook, operated by Pert's Pantry just across from the toliets here. The kids got heaps of books and magazines between 10c & $3 to read on the way home.
They are very dog friendly here, so if you are travelling with your dog this is the place to stop!
The York Icecream Co is located about 3km off the main road about 10 mins before your reach the York Town, at the York Olive Oil Company. It makes a good stop once you are on your way home, here there is a little playground too. Open Sat, Sun and Public Holidays
On your way or on the way home from your you might like to check out Sculpture Park (below), Mundaring Weir or pop in to the Mundaring Hotel for a meal, they have a great little playground and outdoor fenced play area there. This is a great way to break up the drive home and get more out of your day trip.
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