Barrington Tops Organic Retreat
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
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We took the long, slow route to Barrington National Park, going from Muswellbrook to Singleton and then towards Gloucester. The narrow, gravel farm roads we travelled on provided the most spectacular views. One minute we were on a narrow ridge with farms either side, the next, driving through private farms (public road) on a tiny farm access road. It took longer than anticipated and we decided to camp in the east of the park than risk arriving in the dark ...
... we were too stingy to pay the $2 donation entrance so we drove into town and stopped at the information centre. Here the lady was very kind and gave us lots of ideas of what to do in the area. If I had lots of money I think I would like to volunteer in an information centre. She told us the main reason people come to Dorrigo was the rainforest centre so we sucked it up and went back and paid the entrance. It was a really well done centre with a movie theatre at the ...
... Then they dropped the bombshell - 'your bathroom is across the yard'. The pain and suffering of Thai.Vietnamese bus journeys came flooding back. I was going to have to go on water bans and learn how to avoid going to the toilet for hours on end so I wouldn't have to venture through the garden in the dead of night for a wee!! Knowing my luck I would be eaten alive by a dingo!! I headed to my room and sat down in a state of panic scared to touch anything incase a ...
... of the many cow pads.
The calves were frisky, and a delight to watch them gambol around, playing with each other. After the recent rains the ground was lush with grass and new growth, the cattle were in excellent condition. Jan and Trev were woken from their sleep with calves licking the caravan and ropes for the fresh water. We had collected a bucket of rain water and found a rather ...
We took the serene and picturesque drive out through the hills of Krambach, west of Forster and on to Gloucester. Rain has started again, but thankfully only a drizzle. Went to the tourist info at Gloucester and decided to camp at Poley's Place, a working cattle property on the Barrington River even though the weather wasn’t looking too promising.
What a great choice! It is absolutely beautiful ...