Princess Royal Fortress
Old Farm at Strawberry Hill
National Trust–owned Strawberry Hill is one of the oldest farms in WA, established in 1827 as the town's government farm. The homestead...
Albany Whale Tours
Earl of Spencer
New owners have reinvigorated Albany's oldest pub, and locals crowd in for the Earl’s famous pie and a pint or hearty lamb shanks. Live...
Just a sandy-footed stroll from the beach, this cafe-provedore makes good coffee, enticing cakes and to-die-for gourmet sandwiches. The...
Forts Rd · interesting places nearby
Princess Royal Fortress information
As a strategic port, Albany was historically regarded as being vulnerable to attack. Built in 1893 on Mt Adelaide, this fort was initially constructed as a defence against potential attacks from the Russians and French. The restored buildings, gun emplacements and views are interesting, and there are also poignant photos of Anzac troops leaving for Gallipoli. Forts Rd is off Marine Dr.