• Bathurst Farmstay

    Pull on your gumboots, the animals are waiting!  There’s eggs to collect, lambs to feed and Georgie the Pig is always happy for a treat. For horse lovers there’s led pony rides and Clydesdale cart rides around our ‘real’ working…

  • A Dog Friendly Farmstay

    As fellow animal lovers we know how disappointing (and expensive!) it is to leave your pets behind when you go on holiday. So grab that leash, because pets are also welcome at Barcoos! We’re a fully operational farm, with lots…

  • A Refresher on Farm Rules

    I know… I know… nobody likes to be bombarded by rules. However, in order to keep our humans and animals safe – there are a few things we need you to know. Please carefully read the rules, if you have…

  • A Bogan by any other name…

    What do you do when a gorgeous, wee pony comes by the name of Bogan? Truth be told, I had a little chuckle at his name – but it’s growing on me already! A 10hh Shetland Pony, he’s the newest…

  • The Story of Barcoos

    Barcoos was started 7 years ago as Barcoos Barn. After a run of very dry years in the 2000 to 2007 period things were tough on the farm, and rather than go back nursing and shift work Elaine was keen…

  • overcoming zoophobia

    Overcoming Zoophobia! ( fear of animals)

    Almost 10 years of running the Farmstay, and a lifetime of living on a farm gives Farmer Ken and I a fair bit of exposure to people that have a real fear of animals. Many folk come to the Farmstay…

  • Prudence Draft horse

    2019 Spring School Holiday Availability

    Fancy a country adventure these Spring holidays?? Please visit this webpage to view availabilities. We still have a few dates left and would love to see you! Remember, all accommodation includes our much-loved Farm Activities ********** For Bookings, please contact…

  • “Black Betty” – The Orphan Black Angus Heifer.

    Betty was advertised on a FB Buy, Swap and Sell site as she couldn’t stay in the backyard in Perthville village any longer! – A cute little orphan cow, at 12 months old is getting a little to big for…

  • A Girl with a Gift for Animals.

    Nathalie arrived in February 2016 to stay for 2 weeks and stayed for 5 months – she then set off to see a bit of Australia, came back again to help with school holidays in July, left again to visit…

  • A Visit to Barcoos – Choices.

    A visit to Barcoos has always been about all the interactive activities that we provide and this will continue to be our focus because this is what we love doing, however, now Barcoos also offers Accommodation Only Rates. To help with…