The town of Broomehill wasdeveloped after the completionof the Great Southern Railwayin 1889. Prior to this, Eticup acoach stop on the old AlbanyRoad 8km west of Broomehillwas the only town in the area.
At the gate of Eticup there is a plaque identifying the layout of thetown. It is hard to imagine that this was once a thriving communitywith stores, an Inn, Blacksmith’s and dwellings, packed up andmoved 8km east to establish the new town site of Broomehill.
The best way to experience and get a feel for Broomehill is to takea leisurely walk around town. Why not take a self guided tour anddiscover some of the little heritage gems. A free town map can bepicked up from the old Shire Office to help guide you around.
Thisdrive Trail will take you on a600km journey all the wayto Coolgardie. Options are tofollow the Original HollandTrack by 4 wheel drive, ortravel the Holland Way ongravel roads either 2 or 4wheel drive (we recommendthat you check at the Shireduring wet periods beforesetting off.)
Holland Park & Sheridan's Memorial Garden
This shady oasisis ideal to breakyour travel, withplayground and freebarbeque facilitiesavailable.
This is another little treasure worth avisit. Sadly it can’t be open every day so we encourage you to callErn (9824 1378) will be more than happy to arrange to have itopen for your visit.
Henry Jones Building
This is one of the social hubs of theBroomehill community. Built in 1911 as a General Store, Bank andBakery, owners have been lovingly restoring this magnificent oldman to his former glory. Now home to a Cafe, Restaurant, Winery,Art & Craft Gallery and Bed & Breakfast. Call in and let Jim andAnnabel share their vision and passion while you enjoy fine foodand local wine. Open every day except Monday. 9824 1513
Broomehill Post Office
Purpose built in 1892, this little gem has hardlychanged in over 100 years.
There’s no horse and cart butmail and essential items stillget delivered to farm gates.
St Elizabeth's Church
Built in 1892 as a policestation and then laterconverted to a church, thisquaint little treasure is wortha look. Open every day.
Mother Nature’sunique rock formationscan be found all over WA,Broomehill has Boot Rock. It’spart of a reserve that borderson the southern side of townwhere you will also find 130species of natural vegetation.So put your walking boots onand explore this little jewelMother Nature has created.
If you like bush walking this is just one of your options available around Broomehill, which is surrounded by natural bush and teaming with fauna and flora particularly in spring.
Eticup and the Posties Run
Take a drive west, followour 100 year old Mail run anddiscover some of Broomehill’souter hidden treasures,Eticup Cemetery, Sunnyside& Fairfield Home Stead’s, Oaklands School, Flat Rocks Tennis Club,Wadjekanup Bridge to name a few interesting sites you will seeand explore. Maps are available at the old Shire Office.