An Arboreal Amble

A guided walk among the trees of Lawley Park, with Dr. Chrissy Sharp and Andrew Thamo

Sat 23 Mar 2019


Museum of the Great Southern

Lawley Park, Albany

A walk through some of Albany's oldest streets, looking at buildings and sites of historic interest, and culminating in a detailed description of the many heritage trees in Lawley Park, Albany. The expert arborists are Dr Chrissy Sharp and Mr Andrew Thamo, of the Golden Valley Tree Park, Balingup.

Your history guide will be Museum of the Great Southern Public Programs Officer, Malcolm Traill. Lawley Park is the site of some of the earliest colonial buildings in the first Albany settlement, and is cared for by the Friends of Lawley Park.

Readings relating to the trees will be provided by poets associated with the Writers Room, Albany.

Bring walking shoes, sun shading, and water. Toilets are available in Lawley Park.

Cost is $5.00 (adult); $4.00 (children and concession). Places are limited so bookings are essential and can be made via the Museum of the Great Southern on (08) 9841 4844 or email


Lawley Park, Albany

Courtesy: WA Museum

Getting Here


Residency Road,
Western Australia,

(08) 9841 4844


By Bus
The Museum of the Great Southern is located within walking distance of the town centre, which is serviced by the several bus services, visit the PTA website for timetables.

By Car
Parking is available in onsite.