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Excellent experience

Well worth a look, historical site Guildford locality is lovely historical area, go to the... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
Lunch with mates

I’ve been here a few times in the last month, and the food has always been good, as has it with my... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
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The attractive site on the banks of the Swan River, just east of the historic town of Guildford, was originally taken up by the colony’s first Governor, Captain James Stirling. By 1831, he had built a cottage there, a retreat from Government House...more
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Ford Street | Swan Valley Region, Woodbridge, Swan Valley, Western Australia 6056, Australia
+61 8 9274 2432
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

Well worth a look, historical site Guildford locality is lovely historical area, go to the Guildford Hotel for meals, drinks - it is an old historical pub that has been renovated and the meals are fantastic and not expensive

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here a few times in the last month, and the food has always been good, as has it with my friends. All 5 loved their food on Sunday.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wattoperth
Reviewed 4 March 2018

the cafe is great the coffee is great and is a treasure go and ahve a meal you will not be disappointed

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Harold W
Reviewed 3 February 2018

More attention to detail is needed with the artefacts actually suiting the era of the house. There is even a spelling mistake on the brochure given out to schools. I was also extremely disappointed with the attitude of the volunteers who were sorting the linen....More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank Lacey B
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very interesting house which dates back to Govenor Stirling. The house has lots of stories from being occupied by the Harper family and was a school and woman's refuge. The house is situated above the banks of the Swan River. There is...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Chizzel
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This place has so much charm and the scenery is so beautiful this time iof the year. Especially during the day and sunset. Beautiful 👍

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank teresadp2015
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We were welcomed by two lovely ladies who were obviously passionate about the house and it's history. One lady gave us a very informative briefing on the history of the house and it's owners. The house itself is a real gem and well worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sussexpete
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is a beautiful old building which was the begining of guildford grammer school, then a place for aged women, then became part of governor stirling high and now belongs to thd national trust.I wanted to show my wife as i had had classes there...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank diamonds48
Reviewed 29 May 2017

One of the main problems is that the artefacts on display do not relate to the correct time period. It could be an amazing place if it was made more interactive especially for school tours. There is a spelling mistake in the brochures and the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Morgan L
nationaltrustwa, Owner at Woodbridge, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Hello Morgan, we'd like to know more about the error in a brochure you received, and other aspects of your experience - please feel free to email trust@ntwa.com.au with details. Thank you.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Beautiful setting on the Swan River, small cafe but lovely service and tasty food. Great for smaller groups to catch up but they do cater for weddings I believe.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Chelsea M
nationaltrustwa, Owner at Woodbridge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thanks for visiting Woodbridge - the riverside setting is indeed beautiful

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Linda C
20 July 2018|
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Response from nationaltrustwa | Property representative |
Hi Linda, Woodbridge is closed for July for annual maintenance. It will re-open in August. If you would like to visit one of our places in July near Perth; East Perth Cemeteries, No 1 Pump Station and the outside of Old... More
29 April 2015|
Response from nationaltrustwa | Property representative |
Hi Anton, sorry for the delay in response and thank you for your message. We would be happy to help with a floor plan if you are still looking for one? And of course any images you are happy to share with us to use that... More