Telegraph Retreat Cottages

126 Federation Way

Cooperabung NSW 2441


(02) 6585 0670


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Living the Good Life - What to Expect on a Port Macquarie Farmstay

May 21, 2018


The beaming smile says it all - bringing our four children up on a farmstay has been a lot of fun. The current headcount of animals is 8 goats (soon to be a few more), 1 sheep, one mini cow, three fully grown donkeys full of personality and an adorable donkey foal, one goose and lots of chickens and ducks!


It is a life that can be touched with heartache when a treasured pet leaves us, but on the whole we couldn't have imagined a better setting to raise our family - both human and four legged.





What should you expect on a farmstay?


  • Not all farmstays are the same - some will offer you pony rides, milking cows and mucking out stalls.  Our farmstay near Port Macquarie is more like a little hob