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

With an audio guide included in the price, myself and my husband spent a wonderful couple of hours looking through this historic home and into the grounds where there were lots of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Dora R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With an audio guide included in the price, myself and my husband spent a wonderful couple of hours looking through this historic home and into the grounds where there were lots of outbuildings. The audio made the tour very enjoyable.

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Thank Dora R
Paterson, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Ive lived im paterson for 21 years, tocal is beautiful with Australian and paterson history, animals great historic buildings and beautiful wedding areas the country

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Thank Paterson18
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Lovely buildings well maintained. Would be nice if they put as much care and concern into their animals as the buildings. Watched a piglet being stomped and attacked to death by other larger pigs to be told that's life and the pig was probably sick anyway. It may be life in the wild but in a pen at Tocal -... More 

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Thank Jane S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

The homestead and barn is a perfect venue for a wedding. We held ours in September on a weekend with perfect weather and the venue couldn't have been more wonderful. Our guests were very impressed with the setting which made for stunning photos. Only feedback I would give is to have options for catering companies as the one they currently... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Attended a Wedding at Tocal. The wedding was held in the grounds outside the homestead. What a perfect setting. Huge moreton bay fig trees provide an amazing backdrop for the wedding photographs as does the lake nearby. Reception held on site. Perfect in every way

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1 Thank Dorrigogirl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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 via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

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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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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1 Thank John A
Paterson, Australia
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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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