Places to visit
Woolmers Estate is farming estate located in Longford
Woolmers Estate is a unique and fascinating reflection of colonial life in Tasmania and is one of the most historically significant heritage properties in Australia. Today Woolmers Estate continues to display colonial life in its most genuine shape and gives an accurate depiction of Tasmanian heritage, preserved and maintained in an original and authentic setting.
Woolmers is currently open from 10.00am - 4.00pm daily.
A rich tapestry of early Tasmanian history is encapsulated at Brickendon
Immerse yourself in the incredible story of the Archer family. Assigned convicts, free workers and the beginnings of Australia's pastoral and agricultural industry. Brickendon is one of Tasmania's oldest farming properties, settled in 1824 by William Archer, the farm has been continuously operated and lived on by his direct descendents, now in their 7th generation.Brickendon Historic Farm Village and Heritage Gardens are open year round (Closed Mondays, Christmas Day).
Blenheim Gallery and Garden
One minute drive from Cressy House.
Blenheim Gallery and Garden is a unique Tasmanian experience showcasing artist works in a country garden setting. With ten acres of gardens and stunning rural outlook, it is easy to spend an hour wandering the formal and park like grounds.733 Cressy Road, Longford, Tasmania
Ph: 0419 584 667
Great Lakes in Western Tiers
One hour drive from Cressy House.
The Great Lake is Australia’s second largest freshwater lake and is located in the central northern region of Tasmania
Activities range from trout fishing, bushwalking to bird-watching and lakeside relaxation.
40 minute drive from Cressy House.
Prepare for total tranquillity at Liffey Falls, which sit nestled in Tasmania's Great Western Tiers.
Enjoy a picnic and various walks in the World Heritage-listed rainforest
Fabulous reasonably priced food with friendly staff.
Opening Hours Monday to Friday 6am-5pm Saturday/Sunday 6am-4.30pm. You won’t be disappointed.
78b Main Street, Cressy
Ph 6397 6557
You’ll find a great variety of stalls, including fantastic local produce, second-hand books, food vans, general bric-a-brac and local crafts.There’s also rides for the kids, including the Evandale Light Rail and pony rides.
Located in Falls Park, on Logan Road, Evandale.
The Vintage Rose
Provincial furniture and vintage homewares.
Amazing gifts and treasures everywhere you look.
Open Friday 10am-4pm and Saturday and Sunday 10am-2pm.
Ph. 6331 6065.
2 Russell St Evandale
Australian art and ceramics, silverware, 19th century furniture, garden ornaments, glass, militaria and more.
6 Russell Street Evandale.
Ph. 6391 9191
Tasmanian Trout Expo
Come along and catch the $10,000 Tagged Trout or maybe one of the other tagged rainbow trout and win fantastic prizes. Held annually in the nearby town of Cressy.
Located 15 kilometres south of Launceston on the Evandale Main Road, 3 kilometres from the Midland Highway Junction and 5 kilometres north of Evandale.
Within walking distance from Cressy House Accommodation.
16 Chatsworth Lane, Longford.
Ph. 6391 1938
Constructed in the early 1990s, this beautiful course is positioned on a high elevation with magnificent views to Ben Lomond in the East and the Great Western Tiers to the South.
1145 Westwood Road, Hagley.
Ph. 6392 2135
Barnbougle Golf Course
On the North East Coast of Tasmania lies a hidden gem and one of the world’s top golf destinations, Barnbougle Links Golf Resort offering the most competent of golfers a challenge in beautiful surroundings.
Ph: 6356 1124
Wine - Relbia
Josef Chromy Restaurant
Winery & Restaurant
A stunning location to experience superb Tasmanian wines and fine cuisine made with fresh local produce. Winery tours are available every Sunday by appointment.
370 Relbia Road, Relbia
Ph: 6335 8700.
Located in picturesque Relbia just south of Launceston, on the banks of the North Esk River, this local family owned and operated vineyard is a member of the Tamar Valley Wine Route and producer of many award winning wines.
175 Glenwood Road, Relbia
Ph: 6343 0773
Jinglers Creek Vineyard
Jinglers Creek is a small family operated vineyard producing high quality Tasmanian wine owned by the husband and wife team of Mat and Jane Usher.
222 Relbia Road, Relbia
Ph: (Jane) 0418 795 147 or (Mat) 0420 458 837
We are located at Relbia, just outside Launceston in northern Tasmania.“We have just one aim: To produce the best wines we possibly can.”
65 Correa Road, Relbia.
Ph: 6343 1231
Wine - Tamar Valley
Goaty Hill Wines
Fine wine is always at its best when served with fine food.
What could be better than to enjoy a glass of wine with a platter of local produce whilst enjoying the stunning views from our cellar door? Goaty Hill cellar door is open seven days a week from 11:00am to 5:00pm. To avoid disappointment please pre book your lunch platters or cheese plates with us prior to arrival.
530 Auburn Road, Kayeena.
Ph: 1300 819 997
Pipers Brook Vineyard
Take in the magnificent ocean views as you enjoy the self drive tour through the vines to arrive at the architecturally acclaimed winery building. Open daily, the cellar door offers tastings and sales as well as a range of gifts and accessories.
1216 Pipers Brook Road, Pipers Brook.
Ph: 6382 7527
The Jansz Tasmania vineyard sits to the northeast of the island state within the Pipers River region of the Tamar Valley. This cool little corner is colloquially known as ‘Sparkling Tasmania.
1216B Pipers Brook Road.
Ph: 6382 7066
Leaning Church Vineyard
Leaning Church Vineyard nestles in a spectacular natural amphitheatre at the foothills of Mount Arthur. Just twenty minutes from Launceston at Lalla on the East Tamar, on the Tamar Valley Wine route in Tasmania’s stunning North East. It’s a beautiful spot for the whole family.
76 Brooks Road, Lalla.
Ph: 6395 4447
Situated at the river end of Paterson Street in Launceston. Near Cataract Gorge, Stillwater Restaurant and The Mill Providore.
135 Paterson Street, Launceston.
Ph: 6331 3977