Spend some time exploring the heritage town of Longford and immerse yourself in the charming English atmosphere. There’s plenty to do, from wandering the Georgian village, stepping back in time at grand convict-built estates, admiring beautiful gardens, relaxing by the river, and tracing the town’s racing past. We’ve listed 12 of our favourite things to do.
When travelling through the Southern Midlands, play a game of Eye Spy: The Silhouette Trail edition! The sixteen sculptures between Tunbridge and Kempton serve as poignant reminders of early colonial life on the Heritage Highway and bring the stories of this intriguing region to life.
Here’s a 3-day adventure-packed itinerary in and around Hobart, Southern Tasmania, designed to appeal to adventure lovers. This itinerary will take you within 1.5 hours
The annual Huon Valley Studio Art Trail is set to take place in October 2023. Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th October 2023 See website for
Welcome to the picturesque town of Evandale, sitting in the North on Tasmania’s Heritage Highway. From historic charm to natural beauty, Evandale offers a delightful
Adjacent to the heritage tow of Oatlands, you’ll find picturesque Lake Dulverton, a waterbird sanctuary and wonderful spot to visit and relax. Enjoy the lakeside walk, do some birdwatching, have a picnic, and see if you can spot the quirky characters submerged in and hanging out by the water. We’ve put together a few tips on how to make the most of your lakeside time.
Tasmania is a great place to enjoy a family vacation with plenty of activities for kids to enjoy, even the hard-to-please teenagers in the family.
Heritage Highway Markets Take an enchanting journey along the Heritage Highway, immersing yourself in the captivating world of its local markets. These charming village markets
There’s just something magic about a snow day. Although snow rarely settles at sea level in Tassie, it does settle sporadically at higher points throughout the cooler months (and sometimes even during freak cold days in summer). We’ve put together a few tips on where to find your very own winter wonderland.
A humble roadside stall made from two old fridges, the Bruny Island Baker embodies the island’s charm and delights the taste buds of all who
For one vibrant weekend in August, Tasmania’s history comes vividly to life in the 19th century sandstone village of Oatlands. Follow the Shadows of the Past to the Oatlands Heritage & Bullock Festival and discover a wealth of traditional trades and crafts, engaging displays and activities, live music and yummy food.
If you’ve ever driven along the Midland Highway throughout the Hobart & Beyond region of Tasmania, you would have seen the striking presence of the
Tasmania’s Heritage Highway between Hobart and Launceston makes a great road trip—especially in our modern cars, rather than a horse and cart! We’ve put together some tips on places to stop and things to do in Tasmania’s Midlands.
The Huon Valley has a long (and delicious) history with all things apple growing, and this heritage really shines through in the amazing varieties of fresh local cider. Let’s not forget about the Huon Valley’s other talents, with the area boasting some top conditions for producing cool-climate wines. A tasting tour of the Huon Valley’s tipples is sure to be a brilliant day – here are four places to visit!
Autumn in Tassie is really something special. We know our lovely isle has a heart of gold, and in autumn the outside matches the inside! There’s magic in the air as deciduous trees transform their greenery into enchanting displays of glowing golds, rusty reds and vibrant oranges. Here are 10 spots to set your heart on fire and crunch some serious leaf.
Did you know, from Hobart, you can drive to the end of the southern-most road in Australia in just two hours? We reckon the journey is half the fun though, so take your time! Stop at attractions along the way and discover some real gems. We’ve put together a little itinerary for your Cockle Creek adventure.
Each year in Tasmania, from around the middle of April, Tasmania’s only deciduous tree sheds its leaves and attracts unprecedented attention. Known locally as the
It is that time of the year again – the time when the leaves of our deciduous trees blaze with vibrance and our famous Fagus
Get Shucked Bruny Island. Image Credit: Tourism Australia & Samuel Shelley Bruny Island is not just a place of natural beauty, it is also a
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Do you want to go to the seaside? We know the perfect place! Here are four reasons to hop in the car and drive south to the charming fishing village of Dover.
Strathgordon is literally the place at the end of the road, nestled deep within Tasmania’s rugged southwest on the edge of World Heritage Wilderness Area. Adventure awaits around Lake Pedder, with hiking, fishing, boating, kayaking, and swimming—not to mention the world’s highest commercial abseil to conquer!
It’s no secret that waterfalls are at their best after rain (be careful, tracks can get muddy), which is why winter is the best time
Stop and dine at any of these 8 spots along the Heritage Highway to tame your hunger cravings and you’ll be sure to want to