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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. Check out our calendar to see what’s on.

Visitor Centres throughout the Heritage Highway region can help you with local information and history. many of them are manned by passionate local volunteers and staff who love to share their local knowledge and stories, and can really enhance your visitor experience.

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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Wobbly Boot Vineyard – Wine and Vineyard Experiences

Wobbly Boot Vineyard offers a range of vineyard experiences and tours. These include Private Vineyard Tour and Tasting, Wines, Vines…

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The Tiers Tea Lounge

The Tiers Tea Lounge is located in the picturesque surroundings of the village of Poatina in central Tasmania at the…

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LeisureRent Launceston Airport

Explore Tasmania your way by hiring a LeisureRent Campervan. With rental locations in Hobart, Launceston and Devonport your holiday adventure…

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Banjo’s Bakery Cafe – Campbell Town

Banjo’s Bakery Cafe is located at 84 High St, Campbell Town. It is rated 2.9 by 5 Zomato users. Serves…

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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 Longford

The Old Sunday School Art Group comes together on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each  month from 10.30am –…

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Woolmers Estate – Australian Convict Site

Woolmers Estate is Australia’s finest example of a pioneer farm from the early 1800s and one of Tasmania’s World Heritage…

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Josef Chromy – Go Behind The Label

Go behind the label and explore the wine-making process from grape to glass. An informative yet informal opportunity to learn…

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Kempton

Kempton was settled in the 1820s and originally called Green Ponds. The streetscape, with its inn, church and shops, is…

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“La dolce Guitar”

Rome’s Classical guitarist, Gian Marco Ciampa plays all over the world, and now comes to Tasmania courtesy of the Melbourne…

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