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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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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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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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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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Clarendon Arms

Clarendon Arms is located at 11 Russell Street, Evandale, Western Junction, Tasmania. This restaurant is yet to be rated by…

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Poatina Golf Course

Poatina Golf Course is a nine-hole 18 tee course with beautiful mountain views, located in Northern Tasmania. The 18 tees…

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Kalangadoo Store

The Kalangadoo is located in a pleasant bush setting and is a great place to stop for fuel and refreshments….

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Home of the Artisan Cafe

Home of the Artisan Cafe is located at 59 Wellington St. It is rated 3.2 by 9 Zomato users. Serves…

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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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Exhibition: Kaye Green – Celebrating 40 years of lithography

Come and see the exhibition: Kaye Green – Celebrating 40 years of lithography at Handmark Gallery, Evandale. Located at Historic…

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Nant Distillery And Estate

Nant Distillery And Estate is located at Nant Lane. This restaurant is yet to be rated by Zomato users. Serves…

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