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Birds, Wildflowers and Southwest!

Sunday, October 19th, 2014



Do you enjoy the delights of spring in the country? The Southern Forests is blooming with wildflowers and birds everywhere!! Take a drive into Lake Muir Bird Observatory and take the time to just observe the abundant water, wetlands and forest birdlife. The area is an important stopover for the migratory birds,as well as the local species. Lake Muir is approximately 50 km southeast of Manjimup on the Muir Highway.

Pemberton and Manjimup Accommodation Time

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

If you have a few days free and would like to escape the rigours of work and city, take time out amongst the trees, lakes and rivers in the Southern Forest! Everything is looking perfect following a wet winter!!!

Food of the Southern Forest Book Launch

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014



What a privilege to have Clover Cottage trout featured in the beautiful book Food of the Southern Forest by Sophie Zalokar. The book was launched today in Manjimup.

Successful Bluegrass Weekend

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

The Company from Brisbane strutted their stuff in the local Manjimup Town Hall on Saturday night. What a fantastic evening with people up dancing in the aisles! The Manjimup Bluegrass Family Weekend was a fun event enjoyed by all who took part!

Birdlife and Fishing

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014


What a way to enjoy spring! Birdlife and a spot of trout fishing!

Old Fashioned Bluegrass Weekend at Manjimup

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

The Company
is a one of Australia’s top bluegrass bands. Don’t miss their FREE concert at 7 pm Saturday, October 4th, at the Manjimup Town Hall!

Ever been to a bush dance? If you have, you know you are in for a good night out!
If you’re new to the pleasures that await you, Caddam Wood have been running bush dances for about 25 years now in the South West of WA so they know how to organise people into having a great time!

Duncan, who also thumps and rattles the lagerphone, will call all dances.
Bring the kids and grand kids to have a great night out – children free, adults only $10 each.
Supper will be available.
Alcohol free event.
Manjimup Town Hall, centre of town.

Bush Dance 7 pm Friday,
For more information visit website

Down on the Deck by the River

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Spending time down on the river at Clover Cottage is now easier than ever! Paul’s deck is perfect for reflecting and relaxing! Water, birds and sense of peace!


Live Trout try out Fancy Farm Dams

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014


These trout took to their new home with enthusiasm! Paul delivered these live trout into a beautiful lake in Denmark. All ready for some great fishing in a perfect setting!!!
Orders are now being taken for live trout for next year. Ideal to stock farm dams, recreational lakes and for aquaponic projects.
Give Paul a ring or email through the website.

Floyd Makes a New Friend

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Floyd our beautiful retriever has won another heart!  Keira fell in love with the family dog who visited the Drok family at their cottage each day. Although Keira liked Edith the donkey, Max and Kalypso the alpacas, Floyd is still the firm favourite!

Off To Research and Discover the World

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Time to visit our son Scott in Finland!! Paul and Petrina have hit Europe and will be away spending time with family and friends for the month of August. They are fortunate to have their dedicated, friendly and wonderful managers Stacey and Kevin who are looking after everyone and all the animals at Clover Cottage. Good to know our guests will be well cared for while we are away!!

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Hear from our guests

Thank you Paul and Petrina for our 4 day escape from city life.  It has bee such a serene andrejunenating stay for us both.  Edith and Floyd have won my heart!  We hope to come back again some day.  We loved the accommodation, hospitality and the bread baking on our arrival.

Thanks once again

love Michelle and Greg

20th April 2012

Michelle and Greg from Duncraig and Balcatta WA