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The Frankland River wine region is one of the State’s most successful growing regions. With a diverse range of grape varieties grown, it is most noted for its shiraz and Riesling. Other varieties gaining world recognition include cabernet sauvignon and sauvignon blanc. The wineries feature beautiful grounds and offer tastings at their cellar doors, some by appointment.
Lake Poorrarecup offers picnic and ablution facilities and is popular for waterskiing. It is off the Frankland-Cranbrook road to the east of the townsite; call the Frankland  Community Resource for directions.
For further information visit the  Cranbrook Shire

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Things to See and Do:
Local Wineries:
Alkoomi (9855 2229),
Ferngrove (9855 2378),
Frankland Estate (9855 1544),
Bobtail Ridge (9856 6289) 
Lange’s Wines (9855 2151).

Places to Eat:

The Frankland District Country club serves hot meals on Tuesday to Saturday evenings, and features a bar. Contact 9855 2245 to speak to the manager.
The Frankland Community Café is a not-for-profit locally managed café open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6.30am – 1.30pm, and on Saturdays from 9 – 12. Call the CRC on 9855 2310 for more info.
The Rocky Gully Hotel is 19km away and features a great range of pub food every night of the week. The small town of Rocky Gully is clearly signposted from Frankland.
The Frankland townsite features the quiet Frankland River Caravan Park  with excellent facilities, with both caravan and tent pitches available. Call the caretaker on 0428 302 489.
Osbourn Lodge (9856 6289) offers B&B accommodation with dinner available by request, and is owned by the Bobtail Ridge winery.
Chalets are available for holiday rental at both Alkoomi (9855 2229) and Ferngrove (9855 2378).
For larger groups the Frankland River Retreat (0430 450 093) is a privately owned house on a large block that can be rented.
Products and Services:
Payneham Vale Organics is worked on a whole environment approach to agricultural land-use

In addition to its famed wineries, Frankland River features several local businesses and services. Foxy’s General Store (9855 2265) sells groceries, hardware, homewares and alcohol, and is open from 7 until 5 weekdays, and 9 until 12 on weekends and most public holidays.
The Frankland River CRC is open on weekdays from 9.30 until 5, with some out of hours events advertised locally. It is a great stop for visitors to find out about the region, use their many services or join in with an event – 9855 2310.
Frankland Rural is an agricultural supplies company with a range of retail items and is open from 7.30 until 5 weekdays and on Saturday mornings (9855 2288).
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