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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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Australian Fly Fishing Museum

The Australian Fly Fishing Museum at Clarendon collects, preserves, protects and celebrates the art, the craft and the joy of…

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Clarendon Road Race

The Road Race is held over 30km. Starting from Evandale the race heads south through Nile before turning back to…

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Blenheim Gallery and Garden

On the outskirts of Longford, just 30 minutes from Launceston, Blenheim Gallery and Garden is a unique Tasmanian experience showcasing…

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Heritage Highway

The history of the Heritage Highway region is intrinsically linked to the extraordinary road builidng that occurred in Van Diemen’s…

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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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Bargain Car Rentals

Bargain Car Rentals is a Tasmanian owned and operated car, minibus and truck rental company. And has depots in Hobart,…

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Avoca Museum and Information Centre

The Avoca Museum and Information Centre (AMIC) in the 106 year old heritage listed building promotes the beautiful Fingal Valley…

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Bundaleera Vineyard

Bundaleera is a picturesque vineyard producing Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Riesling in Tasmania’s north. The two-hectare (five acre) vineyard is…

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Ross Visitor Information Centre

Ross Visitor Information Centre is open every day. Our friendly staff will assist you to plan your activities in the…

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Josef Chromy Wines

The Josef Chromy Cellar Door Café and Winery is located at Relbia, Northern Tasmania. Josef Chromy Wines’ 61-hectare (150 acre)…

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