The Poet’s Cottage


An appealing combination of creative flair and skillful construction has gone into this spacious farm stay accommodation, an earthy and ambient building. Relax and be inspired by the natural surroundings of this homely and comfortable house. Nestled between the orchard and the lightly wooded goat run, The Poet’s Cottage is secluded and peaceful, with a private driveway and parking in the rear of the building.

Please, check our pet friendly policy here.


OFF PEAK SEASON: $180 per night per couple, $28 per extra person

PEAK SEASON: $236 per night per couple or 4 people, $28 per extra person


  • Sleeps up to 6 people (2 Queen beds, 2 single beds). Linen and towels are included
  • Bathroom with shower, vanity basin and toilet
  • Gas stove with oven, kitchen equipment, fridge/freezer, TV / DVD, BBQ, Fans, wood heater (wood supplied)
  • Veranda fenced off for dogs and outdoor fireplace

For Same Day Bookings: please call us on (02) 6842 2239 for directions and confirmation of your booking.
For bookings made 24 hours in advance: Please refer to the map sent to your email confirmation.

Check that your GPS directions stay on the Newell Hwy until reaching the Borambitty Rd turnoff (lat/long 31°05’32″S 149°23’01″E), then follow it for 10km (there are signs) to Barkala Farmstay, home of Pilliga Pottery.

We charge a non-refundable deposit of $60 to confirm a booking in our guesthouses and accept Master card or Visa card.
If guests cancel 1 week prior to their arrival, 50% of the full amount of the booking will be charged to the credit card.
If guests cancel 24 hours prior to their arrival, the full amount of the booking will be charged to the credit card.

After the declaration of COVID-19 as a global pandemic on the 14th of March 2020, our cancellation policy will apply as usual because COVID-19 and its consequences are no longer unforeseen or unexpected. Some exceptions may apply under special circumstance.