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Address: | Tocal, Paterson, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61 249398888

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This is a review about the CB Alexander Agricultural College close to the historical homestead. During 50 years since its establishment , the facilities of the college has been... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2014
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a great historic site to wander around at the weekend, with farm buildings dating back to the 1820s, an 1830 convict-built stone barn and an 1830s convict barracks. The blacksmith's shop looks unchanged from the 1800s. The two-storey Tocal Homestead is interesting but fairly plain and stark, in contrast to the outbuildings which really have a lot of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a review about the CB Alexander Agricultural College close to the historical homestead. During 50 years since its establishment , the facilities of the college has been extended year after year, and still it keeps the great atmosphere and totality. The harmony of traditional brick walls and timber roofs are so brilliant, and the extraordinary composition between many... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Truly amazing that this historical property has been so beautifully maintained. A credit to all who have helped to preserve it. A must see if you visit the Hunter Valley.

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Sydney, Australia
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185 reviews 185 reviews
68 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The homestead is well worth a look as it has some great historical buildings. We also did the Open day at the college which was brilliantly run and very informative. A lovely part of the world.

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Maitland, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Have been to Tocal Homestead several times now. The actual open day they have each year is so worth the visit. Lots to see and do, and the history is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Held a party here years ago and have been back scince great part of maitland history. Really feel the shivers in Malat's cell

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Dungog, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Awesome place, beautiful settings, amazing history. Supposed to be haunted???

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Morpeth, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

I am Juliet Clydesdale I did a wedding at Tocal.I carried the bride on my back. As a Clydesdale it was not hard for me.

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Coffs Coast
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

A wonderful glimpse back into what life was life for our pioneers. Well preserved and presented.

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Gloucester, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

Open days are the best to see all that this Homestead has , you could easily spend all day wondering there is so much to take in.

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Address: Address: | Tocal, Paterson, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: +61 249398888
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Paterson

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