Are you eager to impress your beloved with a special outing for two? There are lots of romantic things to do in Tasmania’s Midlands! We’ve listed some fun date ideas along the Heritage Highway to help you woo your sweetheart (or keep the romance alive).
1. Go for a stroll down Lovers Lane at Ross, sit on the love seat and admire the view of the river and convict-built bridge (on the town side near the Caravan Park).
5. Enjoy a picnic by the scenic South Esk River.
6. Go fly fishing together.
11. Book yourself on a tour and gin tasting at the enchanting 200-year-old Shene Estate & Distillery (or swing by their roadside stall on Sundays).
12. Whisky lovers, tour the Old Kempton Distillery and indulge in yummy Tasmanian produce at their Dysart House cellar door.
13. Stroll the local markets, buy your date some flowers, and pick up some farm fresh produce to create a culinary masterpiece for dinner.
14. Embark upon a bonding adventure in the epic Ben Lomond National Park (we recommend hiking in the warmer months and skiing during ski season).
16. Visit the local art galleries and studios and choose a special keepsake together.
17. Find some gems and let your imaginations run wild in the local antique stores.
21. Show your date you’re sweet on them at The Tasmanian Honey Company, Perth.
22. Don your sexiest collared shirt, vest and hat for a round on the Poatina Golf Course.
23. Spend some quality time together camping at peaceful Lake Leake.
24. Find your very own cave at the Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary.
25. Go stargazing—the night sky is so much clearer away from bright city lights! If you are extremely lucky, you might even witness the unpredictable, ethereal Aurora Australis.
The Heritage Highway is dotted with charming 19th century heritage accommodation and romantic B&Bs. Some of our tips include:
- White Dove Cottage B&B sits amid a charming cottage garden at Longford, featuring rare old roses and unusual perennials.
- The Racecourse Inn, a former coaching inn (c. 1860) offering luxury bed and breakfast accommodation at Longford.
- The historic cottages at World Heritage Convict Site Brickendon Estate.
- The Granary Richmond Hill, a magnificent convict built stone building (c. 1823) that has been restored into luxury, heritage accommodation at Cressy.
- The Oatlands Manor, a quaint self-contained heritage cottage (c. 1854) in a charming rural setting 5 km west of Oatlands.
Please browse the full range of accommodation listings at Where to Stay.
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