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Seasonal outdoor pool
Cots/infant beds, bed sheets

Barkala Farmstay

3 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWarrumbungle Observatory46 min drive
    AirportCoonabarabran, NSW (COJ)49 min drive
    Popular LocationWarrumbungle National Park49 min drive
    Popular LocationSiding Spring Observatory67 min drive

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Eagle Valley

  • 200 sq m
  • Sleeps 13
  • 3 Queen Beds, 2 Single Bunk Beds, 2 Single Beds and 1 Large Single Bed

Farmhouse Room 2

  • 60 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds

Farmhouse Room 1

  • 60 sq m
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Double Bed and 3 Single Beds

Farmhouse Room 3

  • 60 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds

The Studio

  • Sleeps 15
  • 3 Queen Beds, 3 Single Bunk Beds and 3 Single Beds

Farmhouse Room 4

  • 60 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds

The Poets Cottage

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Queen Beds and 2 Single Beds

The Old School House

  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Bunk Beds

About this area


Barkala Farmstay is located in Dandry. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Pilliga Nature Reserve and Timmallallie National Park, while Crystal Kingdom and Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre are cultural highlights.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sandstone Caves - 36 min drive
  • Warrumbungle Observatory - 46 min drive
  • Warrumbungle National Park - 49 min drive
  • Siding Spring Observatory - 67 min drive
  • Sculptures in the Scrub Picnic Area - 88 min drive


  • Blue Wren Cafe — 1 min walk

About this property

Barkala Farmstay

3-star agritourism property with restaurant and coffee shop/café
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free agritourism property has a coffee shop/café and a seasonal outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff and wedding services are on-site. All 8 rooms provide conveniences such as dining areas and sitting areas, plus fridges and room service. Guests will also find fans and showers.
Barkala Farmstay offers 8 forms of accommodation with fans. This accommodation offers separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a shower. Cots/infant beds (surcharge) are also available.
Recreational amenities at the farm stay include a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–1:00 PM: AUD 9-18.5 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Mountain biking
  • Rock climbing
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Full-sized fridge
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Separate dining area


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Fan


  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Dining room
  • Fridge


  • Separate sitting area

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Check-in from 2 PM - 8:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval


Pets stay for free

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 10.0 per night

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 9 and AUD 18.5 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 10.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from September to March

Property is also known as

Barkala Farmstay Agritourism Coonabarabran
Barkala Farmstay Coonabarabran
Barkala Farmstay
Barkala Farmstay Agritourism property Coonabarabran
Barkala Farmstay Agritourism property
Barkala Farmstay Coonabarabra
Barkala Farmstay Dandry
Barkala Farmstay Agritourism property
Barkala Farmstay Agritourism property Dandry

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 23 out of 36 reviews
5 - Excellent 64%
Rating 4 - Good. 8 out of 36 reviews
4 - Good 22%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 36 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 36 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 36 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Genuine care shown by all staff made me feel so welcome. I am looking forward to returning to this earthy and meticulously clean oasis in the spectacular Pilliga! Dog friendly, home cooked meals, lovely fresh linen, intelligent staff, family owned and run, beautiful architecture, amazing pottery studio and so much more to experience.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location - made a fantastic break from our road trip MEL - BNE
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness
The pottery was beautiful. The service was great. The food was very good quality and reasonably priced. It was a little hot but not their fault. Loved the stay would definitely stay again.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family and small children, Travelled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great friendly staff all willing to happy Really enjoyed the pizza.Thanks
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019