Bruce Rock

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Bruce Rock is a wheat-belt town located about 240 kilometres east of Perth. A farming town, Bruce Rock produces crops of wheat, barley, lupins and peas. Sheep, pigs and goats are also farmed in the area. The Bruce Rock Museum comprises of a historical display in the restored Bank with adjoining reconstructions of an original one-roomed school, a typical mud brick settlers hut and a blacksmiths shop.

An arts and crafts centre is located in the main street displaying a wide variety of work by local artists. Also located in the main street is the recently opened Federation Amphitheatre, designed and built by the local community. A beautiful performance or function setting, the amphitheatre has an adjoining sculpture park offering visitors a peaceful stroll around the interesting garden.

The nearby bank at Shackleton is said to be Australia's smallest bank and is also worth a look. Kokerbin Rock, located 45 kilometres west of the town, is an immense granite outcrop. The rock is accessible from a number of points and it is possible to drive to the top, from where you can enjoy spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. Bruce Rock has a motel, hotel and caravan park for your accommodation needs.

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