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Take your time and experience our living history and relaxed country lifestyle. Discover the intriguing stories of convicts and free settlers at our World Heritage Listed Convict sites and spectacular grand rural estates. Lovers of gardens and nature will rejoice in our national park, our wilderness reserves and wildlife sanctuaries, abundant parks and gardens, flower shows, open gardens, heritage gardens, and a rose garden with over 5000 blooms! Uncover the stories of ordinary girls in extraordinary circumstances at a female convict prison. Uncover the legend behind the intricate carvings on the stunning historic Ross Bridge. Take a tour to the very top inside a working historic flour mill as the majestic blades catch the wind. Admire a gorgeous convict build Red Bridge (watch out for the ducks!). Visit museums and learn the stories of the amazing people, places and events that helped to shape Tasmania.

You’ll love our shopping! Antiques, books, art, craft, markets, quirky stores, and boutiques.

Adventurers will be thrilled with all kinds of activities: fishing, rock climbing, cycling and mountain biking, walking, hiking, skiing (in season).

There are festivals, celebrations, performances and events along the entire region throughout the year.

A wonderful way to immerse yourself in the stories of the Heritage Highway region is with any of these intriguing, fun, and informative products:

Play Skulduggery and solve a local crime at Longford, Ross or Oatlands, and follow in the footsteps of a convict field policeman.

The Essential Doggy Guide – for all dogs travelling Tasmania’s Heritage Highway region with their humans.

Voices from the Graves – a self-guided walking tour of Christ Church graveyard at Longford, revealing rich, moving and significant themes of the colonial history of Longford.

Stories from the Sandstone – the stories behind the peaceful and beautiful village of Oatlands when it was once a bustling military outpost and stagecoach depot. What do those stone walls reveal?

Land & Landscape – landscape is more than what we see with our eyes. It is a way of understanding the land, our history and who we are. These postcards suggest different ways to look at the landscape.

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Longford Golf Course

Longford Golf Course is a popular well maintained 11 hole course near Launceston, Northern Tasmania. The par 71 course boasts…

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Bell & Gong

Bell & Gong is a premium Tasmanian wine Cellar Door and boutique vineyard at the historic property of “Valleyfield”, near…

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Art Group

The Old Sunday School Art Group comes together on the 1st Saturday of each  month. New participants are most welcome….

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Oatlands District Historical Society Inc

The Oatlands District Historical Society’s Museum is in historic Oatlands, Tasmania, showcasing the district’s rich history. The Oatlands District Museum…

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Ross

This typical English village is known for its fascinating historic bridge, colonial sandstone buildings and convict history. Ross sits on…

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Ben Lomond Snow Sports

Welcome to Ben Lomond Snow Sports. We have all the equipment available to hire you need for a fun-filled alpine…

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Tassie Adventures Camper Hire

Camper trailers are an easy and affordable way to explore the best of Tasmania without the hassle of towing a…

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Tea Tree Golf Course

Tea Tree Golf Club is a private 9-hole country golf course located on Volcanic Drive in Brighton, about a 30-minute…

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AutoRent-Hertz

AutoRent-Hertz is a Tasmanian-owned car rental, campervan and motorhome company with depots throughout Tasmania. AutoRent-Hertz has a long, proud history…

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Pontville

Pontville is on the Jordan River, 30 km north of Hobart, and is one of Tasmania’s oldest settlements. The site…

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