EVEDON LOGO Logo Black smallWe are excited to start a new chapter in Evedon's history with Tony and Merilyn Jenour's son, Chris, taking on the role of manager and the launch of our new name, Evedon Lakeside Retreat.

We've come a long way since 1983! Evedon Lakeside Retreat has roots going all the way to 11th century England where the tiny parish church in Evedon, the Church in the Field, is mentioned in the Domesday Book, the mammoth property survey of England which was compiled in 1086. Fast-forward 900-odd years to the early 20th century and the rector of the church for 46 years was Maynard, grandfather of Tony Jenour.

Evedon, in Lincolnshire about two hours drive north of London, is little changed over the years, and the pretty stone church is still there. Two graves in the churchyard are the resting place of both Tony's rector grandfather and his grandmother. Tony never knew his grandfather, both his grand parents died about 20 years before Tony was born, however with such lineage it seemed fitting for Tony and Merilyn to name their Burekup property Evedon Park when they bought it in 1963.

Tony was a motor mechanic and Merilyn a nurse, working in Bunbury and Perth hospitals, but the early days on the property were all about farming beef cattle, sheep and later dairying and raising their three children. The property ran beef cattle but at the back of Tony's mind was always the thought of one day combining the farm with tourism.

By 1984 Evedon Park Bush Resort was a reality with six accommodation units built overlooking the picturesque lake. The facilities have since expanded to 16 accommodation units, function centre and restaurant.

Tony and Merilyn have seen the changes in the world over the past few decades as people have moved away from farms to the cities and lost their connection with rural life. Evedon Lakeside Retreat is a recognition of people's desire to reconnect, even if just for a holiday in a peaceful rural location. 

We would like to thank everyone for your continued support over these 35 years. The Jenour family.

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Spend the Summer holidays by the stunning lake at Evedon Lakeside Retreat. Fully self-contained, air-conditioned cabins and apartments overlook the lake where the Retreat provides the perfect opportunity for bush walking, canoeing, or just relaxing by the lake and reading a book. For something a little different, the wineries, breweries and art galleries of the Ferguson Valley, Wellington Dam and the Collie River area are all a short drive from the Retreat. Enjoy sunset drinks by the lake, breakfast and dinner in the Evedon Lakeside Restaurant. 

Located under two hours from Perth, at the gateway of wine and food region, the Ferguson Valley and just 15 minutes drive from Bunbury's lovely beaches. To book o your lakeside accommodation this Summer, call us on 9726 3012 or email us at

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White Clematis

The Valley is bursting into flower, it is a great time to visit Evedon Lakeside Retreat, with the South West’s famous wildflowers in bloom. There are thousands of species of wildflowers in the area, making it one of the world’s bio-diversity hot spots.

Evedon Lakeside Retreat is surrounded by 320 hectares of natural bushland, so you don’t have to go far to see the wildflowers. Take a bush walk around the Retreat, or travel a short distance away to Wellington Discovery Forest or Crooked Brook Forest. Wellington Dam is the largest reservoir in the South West Region and offers picnic facilities along with walk trails, interpretive information about its history, and great views. Marked walking trails wander through both of these popular forest areas and you’ll be sure to discover a wide variety of colourful flowers.

Bush walks are a great activity for the whole family, and especially popular during the school holidays. Look out for blue leschenaultia, white clematis, wattles, morning iris, enamel orchids, kangaroo paws, milkmaids, hovea and cowslip orchids.










Wescarpades Chris and Rob

Santa's Workshop is back on the road in August and the elves need your help!

wesCarpade is Western Australia's Happiest and Wackiest outback motoring adventure, raising funds for Camp Quality to help make a difference to kids that are impacted by cancer.

To help the elves raise much needed funds for kids with cancer, follow the link to make a donation. You can also attend our Camp Quality Fundraiser on the 21st of July.



s008Stay three nights midweek and get 25% off! Rooms starting from $337.50!

Perfect for taking the rugrats on a getaway this April school holidays.

Keep the kids busy with fishing for red finned perch, kayaking on the dam and bush walking through the hills at Evedon Park... Bring their bikes and scooters too!

Explore what the Ferguson Valley has to offer! Go for a drive to the quirky Gnomesville, and so the parents don't miss out on all the fun, visit the many wineries, breweries and galleries...

Our restaurant is open Wednesday to Sunday for breakfast (bookings required), lunch and Devonshire teas. Wood fired pizzas are available for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights.

*Valid for the month of April 2018, Monday to Thursday. Not valid for current bookings.


Christmas DinnerNow is the time to book for your Christmas in July work Christmas party. From a traditional Christmas feast to casual pizzas, we have a menu to suit your needs! Join us for pre-drinner drinks in our bar, themed to the style of an English pub with an atmosphere conducive to relaxing and unwinding by the fire. Stocked with local wines from the Ferguson Valley region, we can also organise a wine tasting with Talisman Wines, a local family-run winery who won Small Producer of the Year 2017 by the West Australian Wine Guide. 

Our on-site accommodation takes the fuss out of having to organise transport or a designated driver. Everyone gets to relax! 

Groups with over 50 people the lakeside restaurant is private without a venue hire! Gives us a call to chat about all your function needs. 9726 3012 or email us

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 2nd to the 5th of March 2018.

No plans for the March long weekend? Escape to the country and stay three nights for $450. 

All rooms are fully self-contained with lakeside views. There's plenty to do with kayaking, bush walking and fishing!
Give us a call to book your stay! 9726 3012

*Based on two people. Extra people are $60pp for the weekend. Not valid for current bookings.


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Two nights bed and breakfast package midweek for $300

Wake up to the fresh country life and enjoy a plated cooked breakfast in our lakeside restaurant. 

Is it time to escape with your sweetheart to a romantic getaway, and watch the sun set over the lake from a private veranda? Or perhaps take the family kayaking and bushwalking? 

Then it’s time to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, at a secluded resort deep in the rolling hills of the Ferguson Valley. You can relax in self-contained accommodation, enjoy restaurant food, and explore nature at Evedon Park.

*Special includes two people. Extra people are $80 per person for the package. Valid for stay during March 2018. Not valid for current bookings.




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Sunday 13th of May 2018

Treat Mum to a three course country roast buffet lunch this Mother's Day. Soup and bread to start, wood fire roasted beef and pork with all the trimmings, and the chef's selection of desserts with a tea and coffee station. Lunch buffet is available from 11:30 to 2pm. Adults are $38pp, kids 5 to 14 are $20pp and kids under 5 eat free. 

The award-winning Talisman Wines will be holding wine tastings!

Can't make lunch? Devonshire teas are available from 9am to 3pm. Give us a call to make your booking as we sell out fast! 9726 3012.


Marinated chicken with balsamic and maple glazed sweet potato

Marinated chicken with sweet potato

6 Chicken thighs on the bone


¼ cup olive oil

¼ cup lemon juice

1 teaspoon sea salt

½ teaspoon ground black pepper

1 teaspoon paprika

½ teaspoon cumin

¼ teaspoon turmeric

2 cloves garlic, chopped

2 TB of fresh rosemary leaves

Mix all together and marinate chicken for 1 hour to overnight.

You may like to remove the skin before marinating.

Place into a roasting tray lined with baking paper and poor all the marinade over the chicken.

Baked sweet potato

2 good sized sweet potato  

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Olive oil

¼ tsp Cinnamon

Maple syrup

Balsamic glaze

Cut the sweet potato into 1 inch pieces and place into a bowl, sprinkle the cinnamon, drizzle enough oil to coat, drizzle a little maple syrup and balsamic glaze over the sweet potato.

Toss the potato around in the bowl to coat with all the lovely flavourings.

Place on a tray lined with baking paper.

Using a preheated oven (180oc) bake both the chicken and the sweet potato for roughly 30-35 minutes until cooked.

Depending on the size of the chicken pieces being used the sweet potato may ready 5 to 10 minutes before the chicken.

Served with spinach and steamed broccoli.





Philharmonic South West Orchestra
Sunday 8th of April 2018

The orchestra will be making its way through the Ferguson Valley, stopping at Evedon Park at 11am. We will have morning tea and lunch available! Give us a call to make your booking for lunch 9726 3012

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Stay four nights for $600
29th of March to 2nd of April 2018

There's plenty for the kids to do! Fishing, kayaking and bush walking will keep them occupied or take the family to the Donnybrook Apple Festival on the 31st of March and 1st of April! 

*Based on two people. Extra people $80. Not valid for current bookings.

Give us a call to make your booking 9726 3012 or email us

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s014Two nights bed and breakfast package:
Midweek for $300
Weekend for $350

Wake up to the fresh country life and enjoy a plated cooked breakfast in our lakeside restaurant. 

Is it time to escape with your sweetheart to a romantic getaway, and watch the sun set over the lake from a private veranda? Or perhaps take the family kayaking and bushwalking for a weekend? 

Then it’s time to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, at a secluded resort deep in the rolling hills of the Ferguson Valley. You can relax in self-contained accommodation, enjoy restaurant food, and explore nature at Evedon Park.

*Special includes two people. Extra people are $80 per person for the package. Valid for stay during February 2018. Not valid for current bookings.

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Roasted Pumpkin Cannelloni

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1 onion diced

1 tsp garlic minced

500g roasted pumpkin skin off

1/2 tsp salt

1 pinch pepper

100g baby spinach

2 Tbsp chopped basil

200g feta diced

12 - 14 cannelloni tubes

800g of tomato pasta sauce

500g grated cheese

Tomato pasta sauce

1/2 onion

1 tsp garlic minced

800g tin diced tomato

2 Tbsp chopped basil

100ml red wine

Salt and pepper


Tomato pasta sauce

  1. In a pot, fry the onion and garlic in a little olive oil.
  2. Add the diced tomato, red wine, basil and a good pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Bring the sauce to a boil reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat.


  1. In a saucepan fry the onions and garlic with a little olive oil. Add the roasted pumpkin, salt and pepper. With a wooden spoon, break down and slightly mash the pumpkin in the pot.
  2. Add the spinach and the basil stirring into the pumpkin mixture.
  3. Fold in the feta and then remove the mixture from the heat and allow to cool.
  4. Fill the cannelloni tubes with the pumpkin mixture.
  5. Pour half of the tomato pasta sauce into a baking dish and lay the cannelloni into the sauce, trying to fill the tray as best you can.
  6. Cover the cannelloni with the tomato pasta sauce. You may require more sauce depending on how many gaps there are to fill in your baking dish.
  7. Sprinkle the top with cheese and bake at 200c for 30 to 35 minutes checking with a skewer to see if the pasta is cooked.





24th February 2018 & 26th May 2018

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Take time out from your everyday world and immerse yourself into the natural surroundings and awaken your senses and allow your soul to reconnect with your inner self. 

We will create a space for you to let your wellbeing flower with feminine yoga practice and wellness sessions all created for women. A space to forget your demands as a woman and remind yourself to rejuvenate and leave the weekend with a sense of peace and laughter. 

We will be staying in the lovely wood cabins set in the forest and overlooking the little lake and enjoying water activities, some reading time and even a glass of wine at sunset, if you feel.

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Planning a wedding? Put Sunday the 18th of February 2018 in your diary!

Incase you missed us at the Vintage Bride Wedding Fair in Perth last week, we will also be exhibiting at the Lighthouse Wedding Expo from 10am to 2pm!

Exhibiting along side other Bunbury Wedding Professionals, come and see a range of local wedding suppliers all in one easy place. 












For your chance to win, simply drop your business card into the jar on the bar!

There will be a monthly $50 restaurant voucher drawn and every 6 months for the chance to win a weekend for two!

Congratulations to Roy Spurr! You're the winner of a weekend away! We'll be in touch!


French fruit toast with berries and cream

A simple recipe to do with the kids. Perfect for your Christmas brunch with the family.

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(serves one)

2 eggs

2T milk

2 slices thick cut fruit toast


  1. Blend the eggs and milk together.
  1. Soak the fruit toast in the egg mixture.
  1. Cook toast in the fry pan on medium heat until coloured. Turn and cook the other side.
  1. Serve with thick cream and berries and dust with icing sugar.







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With the jolly man in the red suit fast approaching, now is the time to book your Christmas and New Year's accommodation! Take the family away for a well deserved break in a stress-free environment. Bring the kids bikes, go fishing and kayaking, go for a picnic and explore the walking trails on the property. There's plenty for the family to do! 


All of our rooms are self-contained with fully equipped kitchens, ready to whip up a Christmas feast! With views of the lake from your private verandah, there's no better way to wake up on Christmas morning than with a cup of coffee and picturesque views, surrounded by your loved ones.  


Don't miss out on that family holiday, call us today and wake up to the fresh country life!

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+618 9726 3012

Tuesday - Sunday 9am - 5pm
Monday 9am - 1130am

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