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Barcoos Farmstays Bathurst

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sydney
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barcoos was fantastic, the kids loved all the activities, collecting eggs, feeding the animals, tractor,pony & clydesdale rides were a hit. Ken Elaine & Katherine were the perfect hosts with endless patience , a true farm experience & well worth the trip

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Thank christine l
New South Wales, Australia
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is very surprising place to stay accommodation is a big house , suite. caravan. other house ,camping caters for families and kids and oldies who want to enjoy connection with horses and farm animals Hostess Elaine , is great and does more than needed to ensure you have a great stay the kids get duties to do ,like feeding... More 

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Thank Stephen W
Elaine H, Owner at Barcoos Farmstays Bathurst, responded to this review

Stephen, Thank you so much for your lovely words. we are glad you enjoyed your time at Barcoos. More 

Vincentia, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Thank you Elaine, Ken, Sam, Tom and Jo. We had a terrific few days at Barcoos. The kids loved all the activities and have been hard pressed to decide what was their favorite - possibly a tie between riding the gentle giant Prudence and tractor driving. We stayed in the 'sheep paddock' in our own caravan - the interaction with... More 

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Barcoo, Owner at Barcoos Farmstays Bathurst, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed being up the paddock with the pet sheep. If I was caravanning that would be my spot of choice also. More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We arrived at Barcoos and were greated by the lovely and warm Elaine. We were quickly involved in the afternoon routine of feeding all the animals, my daughters 10yo and 4 yo were staright into it and loved every moment from that point on, they were so excited waiting fpr the next feeding time. Horses, dogs, sheep, Georgie the pig,... More 

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Barcoo, Owner at Barcoos Farmstays Bathurst, responded to this review

Thank you Karen for you review. We very much appreciate it. It was miserable weather whilst you were here and we were very proud of the kids getting out and being involved in everything and great to hear the wood heater kept you warm. - Elaine & Ken More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We had a fantastic few nights staying in the Hillview unit with our 2 kids (5 & 8 years) during the week. Elaine & Ken are very welcoming and the kids had a ball getting involved in all the farm activities - feeding Georgie the pig, driving the tractor, throwing hay to the hundreds of sheep on the farm. We... More 

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Barcoo, Owner at Barcoos Farmstays Bathurst, responded to this review

Thank you Virginia for your review of your visit to Barcoos. Glad to to be able to help with the animal phobia kiddy. Our animals always overcome this phobia because they are so gentle and used to guests. More 

Brisbane
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Valley View Cottage for 2 nights with our 8 and 5 year old. I can't recommend Barcoos Farmstay enough. It was perfect. The kids loved all the animals especially Ruby, Carly and Georgie. Elaine was lovely, she has a wealth of knowledge and loves her animals and her freshly baked bread in the morning was delicious.... More 

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Barcoo, Owner at Barcoos Farmstays Bathurst, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful review. We are so thankful you all enjoyed your visit. We certainly enjoyed having you visit. Elaine & Ken. More 

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

As a large group of two families we stayed in the farmhouse and loved it from the moment we arrived. The very kid-friendly dogs greet you as you drive up, and from then on relentlessly and patiently wait for you to throw them the ball. Elaine and Ken are really friendly, helpful and hardworking. The experience is interactive and the... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 15 June 2016

What a wonderful place to go and visit. Ken and Elaine were fantastic hosts and made sure we had plenty of fresh bread and barn laid eggs to keep us well fed in the morning. We loved being able to interact so closely with the animals and Ruby made sure that we kept her entertained with the tennis ball. Can’t... More 

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Thank David M
1 review
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is a farm stay you wouldn't want to miss if you are looking for one especially for urban dwellers like us. We stayed in the Hillview unit which is good for three of us as we only occupy one room. There is another room which has two single bed and pull out which can sleep 2 to 4 more... More 

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Thank Alowha
Sydney
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We stayed at Barcoos farmstay for two nights during the last school holidays on our way to Dubbo zoo. What a gem this place is, as well as farmers Ken and Elaine and all their helpers! A truly WONDERFUL experience that we (the parents) and our two children (2 and 6) loved. Our 6 year old in particular was "at... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Interactive Farmstay Activities on a genuine Australian Farm. Enjoy feeding the farm animals, take a farm tour, enjoy led horse horse rides on tiny ponies through to big Draught horses. Tractor drives, sulky rides, so much to enjoy. Very peaceful rural views downthrough the valley. Bistro & store only 2 minutes away, and Bathurst is 10 minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcoos Farmstays Bathurst

Address: 1080 Trunkey Rd | Perthville, Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Bathurst
Price Range: RM416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“the farmhouse is great for family get togethers”
 of 5 bubbles christinel454, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“your stay accommodation is varied, house unit caravan or camping”
 of 5 bubbles stephenwI6302QZ, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the HillView room, a great view out to the country!”
 of 5 bubbles davidmH9437HB, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are two units, which we have stayed in, they are both very comfortable, plenty of room for families.”
 of 5 bubbles PhyllisRonMax, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Valley view unit - closest in proximity to activities, great view of valley and sunrise.”
 of 5 bubbles chjcath, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
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