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.
The Flour Mill Cafe
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 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! www.facebook.com/flourmillcafe
York Icecream Co
Visit the animals, wander through the canola fields and enjoy something from the Park Cafe. There is also a bouncy castle and play area for the kids. Open Saturdays and Sundays.