Heritage Highway

Heritage Highway

Explore this unique and fascinating region where the past is always present. Discover its colourful, colonial history. Walk in the footsteps of infamous bush-rangers and illustrious stonemasons; the enterprising wool growers and the hardened convict road gangs and the political exiles, scoundrels and opportunists who have all contributed to the rich stories of Tasmania’s first Main Road.

The thread of quaint villages is their lasting legacy. Surrounded by gracious homes, historic farming properties and a wealth of magnificent, heritage architecture, this is also the scenic countryside that inspired the famous artists, Tom Roberts and John Glover, who was known as the ‘Father of Australian Landscape Painting’.

For personal travel advice, visit the main Heritage Highway Visitor Information Centre, “Callington Mill Complex”, 1 Mill Lane, Oatlands,  Tasmania, 7120.

To chat to a local expert call: 03 6254 1467.

For more on The Heritage Highway go to: www.heritagehighway.com.au

Heritage Highway information centres:

  1. Avoca
  2. Campbell Town online access centre
  3. Evandale Tourist and community information centre
  4. Longford business promotion and visitor information centre
  5. Poatina online access centre
  6. Ross visitor centre

 

L2 Heritage Highway region Northern Tasmania

Heritage Highway Places

Explore our antique shops and the acclaimed National Rose Garden at Longford; visit some of Tasmania’s finest rural estates, such as Woolmers and Brickendon at Longford, Clarendon House at Evandale; enjoy exceptional trout-fishing on the Macquarie River at Cressy, Longford and Campbell Town; savour our award-winning gourmet sauces at Evandale and leatherwood honey at Perth; play Skulduggery and solve a local crime at Longford or Ross – all on your way south to Hobart.

Campbell Town

Campbell Town

Evandale

Evandale

Longford

Longford

Perth

Perth

Ross

Ross

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2. Top picnic spots

Whilst there are some great cafes and restaurants around, it’s always nice to eat outside in the fresh air. To save you pulling out the tables and chairs beside the main highway (don’t laugh, it happens), here are some local...

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3. Top postcard photo spot

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6. Top coffee spots

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7. top Rainy day activities

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