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Herne Hill

Herne Hill is a locality consisting mainly of vineyards and mixed small-holdings, and is towards the northern end of the Swan Valley, straddling the Great Northern Highway. To the south is Middle Swan, to the north Millendon. In 1830 Mr William Brockman took up a land grant here and commenced breeding merino sheep. Mr Brockman was also a member of the Legislative Council and a member of various societies. Mr Brockman's property was called Herne Hill


Herne Hill - Peak Service Station and Coffee Shop

On the Great Northern Highway, on the west side, is the Peak Service Station with adjacent coffee shop, real estate agency and post office. July 2011. Photos Ref: HERN001


Herne Hill - St Michael's Catholic Church

St Michael's Catholic Church is on the Great Northern Highway. It was built in 1935. July 2011. Photos Ref: HERN002


Herne Hill - Old School

This old primary school building now sits behind St Michael's church. The building used to be located on Argyle Street on the other side of the railway line. It was constructed circa 1935. July 2011. Photos Ref: HERN003


Herne Hill - Swan Valley Sporting Club

In the main area of Herne Hill is the Swan Valley Sporting Club which was established in 1931. July 2011. Photos Ref: HERN004


Herne Hill - Sittella Winery

Located on Barrett Street, these buildings are part of the Sittella Winery. The winery has a fine restaurant and on this Tuesday, many people are arriving for lunch. July 2011. Photos Ref: HERN005


Herne Hill - Sittella Winery

This photograph is of the gazebo which graces the lake adjacent to (and part of) the Sittella winery. The paddocks look lovely and green. There is a soft winter sun and the view to the hills is magnificent. July 2011. Photos Ref: HERN006


Herne Hill - Bridge over Swan River

A little to the south of the townsite of Herne Hill, and at the end of Barrett Street, is this foot and bicycle bridge which crosses the Swan River. A handy short-cut to Henley Brook. July 2011. Photos Ref: HERN007


Herne Hill - Kafarela's

Opposite the end of Barrett Street, on the Great Northern Highway is Kafarela's which sells an assortment of interesting goods as the sign proclaims. July 2011. Photos Ref: HERN008

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