Trail Info: Follow the Banjo Paterson Trail from Orange via the Animals on Bikes drive (Molong through to Dubbo).
Famous for: Yeoval is famous as the childhood home of the great Australian poet and storyteller Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson
Historical Milestones: Banjo Paterson lived on the family property “Buckinbah” in the 1860’s - a real outpost of the early colony. In 1868 gold, silver and copper was discovered here.
What you can expect now: Yeoval today is a great stopover point with museums, hotel, cafe, clubs and caravan stopover.
Key events to plan for:
- Banjo Paterson Birthday Bash – February
- ANZAC Day – April
- Yeoval Agricultural Show – May
- Mulga Bill Quick Shears Competition – July
Must see and do:
- Learn about Banjo Paterson at the museum dedicated to his story and view the WWI Exhibition
- Browse the craft shops and other places of interest
- Picnic in Banjo Paterson Bush Park and sculpture garden (includes the largest bronze sculpture in Australia)
- Follow the Animals on Bikes drive