Barron River Tourism
Stratford Heritage Trail

Going on a picnic party was a popular way to spend leisure time and often the whole town would go for a picnic on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon. 

One of the popular picnic spots was Barron Beach at the mouth of the Barron River.

In 1929 Ike Askew started regular trips down the Barron from Stratford in his 30 foot Bollinder pleasure launch, the MV Stratford

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