Considered a rural hamlet, Nanson has an abundance of historical significance and heritage charm.

Located 25kms from Geraldton, alongside the Chapman River, Nanson is home to the Chapman Valley Historical Society. 

The CVHS Heritage Centre at Nanson is open for the following hours:

July, August and September: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9am to 1pm. Wednesday 9am to 12 noon, Sunday 10am to 4pm and closed on Monday.

On 1st October the Centre will revert to the following hours: Wednesday 9am to 12 noon and Sunday 10am to 4pm.

Closed at the end of November to the beginning of April due to heat.

Entry by Donation - Eftpos facilities are available

Slightly north of Nanson is the Chapman Valley Golf Club and the Nanson Showgrounds, home to the annual Chapman Valley Show held on the first Saturday in September.