Barellan NSW 2665
Just 50km east of Griffith on the Burley Griffin Way, Barellan is a perfect day trip destination.
Barellan is most famous for being the home of tennis legend Yvonne Goolagong. Admire the Big Tennis Racquet positioned in a park in the main street near the rest area, erected in honour of her achievements. Barellan also offers an outdoor pool with free BBQs, a Museum and is the home of Barellan Beer Voyager label. The dryland farming around this area is famed as producing some of the best malting grade barley in Australia. So be sure to seek out some local beer.
Barellan Working Clydesdales and Heavy Horses "Good Old Days" Weekend is held annually at the Barellan Showground's. The event offers two fantastic days of competitions, demonstrations and displays of working horses and farming methods used in years past.
This unique event showcases Clydesdale horses as "Gentle Giants" and enriches patrons of all generations with an educational and engaging rural heritage experience. Having experienced first-hand how their ancestors lived and worked on the land, visitors will take away with them a greater appreciation of the pioneers of this glorious region - the Riverina.
Camping available at the showgrounds - must be self-contained.
For more information: http://www.barellanclydesdales.com.au