Looking for something unique to do this Mother’s Day? Why not treat your Mum to a day of entertainment and enjoyment in the unique rural setting of Belgenny Farm in Camden. You can book a table for a gourmet buffet lunch served in the Granary or you can wander the picturesque grounds in the fresh air while enjoying a meal from one of the many fresh country-style food stalls, including Fresh Salads, Turkish Gozleme, BBQ steak and sausage sandwiches, Ice Cream and Coffee carts, hot chips and Devonshire teas served in The Friends Tea Rooms.
Mother’s Day, Sunday May 14, is one of two annual open days held at the Farm and on the day entry for Adults is $10 and children under 16 years are free. It is guaranteed to be a memorable and jam-packed day with many activities to enjoy including historical tours of Belgenny Farm, bush band, pony rides, working dog shows, sheep shearing, Belgenny Mother’s Day picnic races – including tug-o-war, egg ‘n spoon, sack and relay races, animal farmyard nursery and much much more.
John and Elizabeth Macarthur established convict-built Belgenny Farm on part of the original 5000 acres granted to the family by Lord Camden in 1805. Ranked among Australia’s great agricultural pioneers, the Macarthur’s established Merino wool production, wheat growing, dairying, horticulture and grape growing. These enterprises became a model for Australia’s proud agricultural traditions. Today, the property is a major educational centre with direct links to Australia’s agricultural history; it is managed by the NSW Department of Primary Industries and the Belgenny Farm Trust.
It offers specialised educational and environmental tours, giving young people and special interest groups a chance to learn about agriculture and its history in NSW. Belgenny Farm also offers a unique setting for weddings and other special occasions, and hosts a number of annual themed events. It is a place where historical and modern-day agricultural practices and expertise come together to provide a family attraction that promises to entertain and educate.
Make it a Mother’s Day to remember at Belgenny Farm – a place where the whole family can enjoy a glimpse into rural life.
Address: Elizabeth Macarthur Ave, Camden South
Phone: 4654 6800.
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