Braidwood Museum


Bedervale is one of the most interesting colonial homesteads of Southern New South Wales.

Bedervale is a working, grazing property with scenic views to the town of Braidwood, Mount Jillamatong and the coastal range.

Your hosts are Margaret Royds and Sonia Horan family

Margaret was awarded ORDER of AUSTRALIA MEDAL (OAM) in the GENERAL DIVISION in the Australia Day 2006 Honours
For service to the community of Braidwood, particularly through the preservation of historic properties and the promotion of tourism.

Photos by victoriaRoyds 14th June 2007

PO Box 10
Braidwood NSW 2622
phone / fax: 61 2 4842 2421

While you are staying at Bedervale there are lots of things to see and do.

  • A tour of the historic home is a must.
  • There is a tennis court in the homestead garden and a children's play area.
  • Children are welcome to visit the Chooks Palace and see the animals being fed.
  • Visitors may also view any current farm activity on this large sheep and cattle property. There are plenty of enjoyable walks around the farm and one can wander along the creek amongst the willows and the native birds.
  • Visit Braidwood village
  • Browse in the many Art and Craft galleries and antique shops
  • Leisurely strolls with stunning views of the town
  • Visit the many state forests and Araluen

Last revised: October 2012