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Franklin House

413-419 Hobart Road, Youngtown TAS 7249

Franklin House is convict built and located in northern Tasmania at Franklin Village, Launceston. Built by former convict and successful businessman Britton Jones, Franklin House is notable for its rich use of imported Australian Red Cedar. Extended to accommodate one of the colonies leading private schools which operated there from 1842 until 1866 the house finally became the birthplace of the National Trust in Tasmania in 1960. Franklin House survives with house, stables and garden. Nearby and also accessible is St James Church which was built in 1845 and has many associations with the House. The Tearooms are open during house hours for light meals and refreshments. The Metro Bus services, numbers 40 and 50 from the City to Franklin village, stop outside the House.

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Longford Golf Course

16 Chatsworth Lane, Longford TAS 7301

Longford Golf Course is a popular well maintained eleven- hole course near Launceston, northern Tasmania. The par 71 course boasts lush fairways and good greens. There are eleven holes, seven of which have alternate tees. There are two separate final holes that allow for finish in front of the club house. Visitors are welcome. Ladies competition day is each Wednesday, Veterans on Thursday and mixed competitions Saturday and Sunday. While you are in Longford, wander through the historic town and stop by the antique shops and park area. Take a short drive to Woolmers National Rose Gardens or plan a bushwalk in the Great Western Tiers mountain range. Spend a day fly-fishing at the Great Lake or make your way down the Tamar Valley Wine Route. Longford is about 20-minutes' drive (27 kilometres/17 miles) from Launceston.

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Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company

174 Leighlands Rd, Evandale TAS 7212

Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company is a production and tasting centre near Evandale, south of Launceston. You'll be guided through the delicious range of products, such as a variety of berry fruit sauces, chocolate sauces as well as apricot chutney, Cumberland sauce and Thai chilli. There's a dedicated tasting room adjacent to the production kitchen, and a deck looking out onto a garden and topiary nursery - the largest in Tasmania. You can purchase all products including a range of gift packs from the centre. Interstate and overseas postage can be arranged. The Tasmanian Gourmet Sauce Company is about 20-minutes' drive (17 kilometres/10.5 miles) from central Launceston.

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Brickendon Historic Farm and Convict Village

Woolmers Lane, Longford TAS 7301

Part of Tasmania's World Heritage Convict Sites, Brickendon Historic Farm and Convict Village is located just outside Longford, in northern Tasmania. Built by William Archer in 1824, the village is still owned by his descendents. You have a rare chance to see the convict-built Gothic chapel, Dutch barns, chicken house, blacksmith shop and tool shed. There is a four hectare (10 acre) historic garden for you to explore. Close to the Georgian homestead there are garden beds featuring soft plantings of roses and perennials to complement the house's historic façade. Walk along the paths to outlying features including the orchard and original shrubberies. You can experience the 'garden rooms', each with their own mood and ambience. Stand beside the 1830s English and exotic trees including oaks, elms, cedars and pines, sourced throughout the world. Connect with the property's 19th Century beginnings as you walk along the carriageway Children will love feeding animals or trying their skill at gumboot tossing. Overnight guests at Brickendon can stay at a number of historic farm cottages and have free entry to all the attractions. Longford is about 20-minutes' drive 27 kilometres from Launceston.

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Evandale Market

Falls Park, Logans Road, Evandale TAS 7212

The Evandale market is a popular country market in historic Evandale in Tasmania's north. Come and be a part of one of Tasmania's favourite markets with over 100 stalls, including a wide range of wares from high quality crafts to bric-a-brac for every budget. There are also plenty of food stalls and children's amusements. Evandale is a lovely Georgian village with well preserved cottages, houses, churches, inns and shops. It is a great place for browsing in antique galleries and art and craft shops. The Launceston airport lies between Evandale and Launceston. You can also visit other historic towns nearby including Longford and Westbury. A short drive into Launceston will offer you a host of street-side cafes, boutique shops and leafy city parks. You can also head down the Tamar Valley Wine Route to sample some of Tasmania's finest cool climate wines. The market is open every Sunday from 8am to 2pm. Evandale is located just 15 kilometres (nine miles) south of Launceston.

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North Esk River Vineyard

175 Glenwood Road, Relbia TAS 7258

Sharman's Fine Wines is a boutique vineyard and cellar door located at Relbia, northern Tasmania. Relbia is a 15-minute drive south of Launceston (10 kilometres/6 miles), a short distance from the Launceston airport.

Established in 1987, Mike and Philippa Sharman's four-hectare (10 acre) Glenbothy vineyard sits on the banks of the North Esk River. The vineyard has been planted with Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc grape varieties. A range of excellent cool wine styles is produced in relatively small quantities, including pinot noir, a Bordeaux blend, barrel-fermented and un-oaked Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and a sparkling wine..

You can sample Sharman's wines each weekend at the cellar door, or at other times by appointment. Sharman's Fine Wines is part of the Tamar Valley wine route.

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Bundaleera Vineyard

65 Correa Drive, Relbia TAS 7258

Bundaleera is a picturesque vineyard producing pinot noir, chardonnay and riesling in Tasmania's north..

The two-hectare (five acre) vineyard is nestled in a small valley on the southern escarpment of the North Esk River. This provides a wonderful micro-environment for growing premium grapes and a beautiful and tranquil setting for enjoying wine.

Visit and sample the trophy-winning pinot noir as well as the classic, award-winning Chardonnay and Riesling. While you are in the area, be sure to stop by other vineyards and enjoy the peaceful rural feel of the region.

Bundaleera Vineyard is located at Relbia about 15-minutes' drive (14 kilometres/8.6 miles) from central Launceston.

Festival of Roses

Woolmers Lane, Longford TAS 7301
Awarded Best Community Event of the Year in 2014 and 2015, the Festival of Roses at the historic World Heritage Listed Woolmers Estate offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate the spectacle of over 5,000 roses blooming in the Rose Garden. There will be a variety of food stalls including wood fired pizzas, Devonshire teas, crepes and breads, and a selection of wines, beer and cider. Other attractions include plant nurseries, craft and jewellery stalls, whip cracking, chainsaw art, vintage farm machinery and cars, and many children's activities. Open 9am - 4pm....

Longford

Longford, Longford TAS 7301
Longford is 20 kilometres (12 miles) south of Launceston and centre for the local farming district. Longford's original architecture remains largely intact. A short drive out of the township, you'll find two of Tasmania's finest country estates, both of which are World Heritage Listed Convict sites: Brickendon, a fascinating farm village with colonial homestead, farm animals and heritage gardens; and Woolmers Estate, acknowledged as one of the most outstanding examples of nineteenth century rural settlements in Australia. Woolmers is also the home of the acclaimed National Rose Garden. This two hectare garden with over 5,000 rose bushes is one of the finest collections of historic roses in the Southern Hemisphere. From 1953 to 1968 the streets of Longford made for the fastest motor racing circuit in the Southern Hemisphere at the time. The Longford circuit of the Australian Grand Prix attracted some of the great drivers and riders of the era, including Sir Jack Brabham, Bob Jane and Jackie Stewart. Local Highlights: • Take a self-guided walking tour of the town. Pick up a map at the local Visitor Centre in the bakery, or at council office in Smith Street. • Solve a crime! While in Longford, why not try your hand at Skulduggery 'Where There's Smoke...', a detective game, and see if you can solve a real mystery that occurred in these parts in 1831.* • Longford Tasmania: Voices from the Graves is a self-guided walk through the Christ Church graveyard at Longford revealing rich, moving and significant themes of the colonial history of this area. Listen to two of the characters tell their story in their own words, to a backdrop of stunning music played on leather instruments.* • The New Years Day Picnic Races is a fun and colourful start to the year, at the oldest horse racing track in the state still in use. • The Blessing of the Harvest Festival on the Village Green is held every March - a fun day for the whole family. • Picnic down by the bridge, overlooking the water. * Purchase from the council office in Smith Street....

Evandale Market

Falls Park, Evandale TAS 7212
The Evandale market is a popular country market in historic Evandale in Tasmania's North. Come and be a part of one of Tasmania's favourite markets with over 100 stalls, including a wide range of wares from high quality crafts to bric-a-brac for every budget. There are also plenty of food stalls and children's amusements. Evandale is a lovely Georgian village with well preserved cottages, houses, churches, inns and shops. It is a great place for browsing in antique galleries and art and craft shops. The Launceston airport lies between Evandale and Launceston. You can also visit other historic towns nearby including Longford and Westbury. A short drive into Launceston will offer you a host of street-side cafes, boutique shops and leafy city parks. You can also head down the Tamar Valley Wine Route to sample some of Tasmania's finest cool climate wines. The market is open every Sunday from 0800 to 1400. Evandale is located just 15 km south of Launceston....

Aggies Bed and Breakfast

5 Paton Street, Longford TAS 7301
Aggie's Bed and Breakfast offers relaxing, country accommodation in historic Longford. Aggie's has two spacious, comfortable rooms with everything you need for a relaxing stay. The rooms have queen size beds, kitchenettes, ensuites, televisions, DVD players and CD players. The Courtyard room has the added bonus of the private courtyard and a single bed and the Garden Lodge Room has laundry facilities. Idyllically set in quiet, private gardens with off-street parking and your choice of a deliciously cooked breakfast served with good old-fashioned hospitality each morning during your stay. Longford is located only a 15-minute drive from the airport and a 25-minute drive from Launceston. This classified historic town is rich in convict history, grand estates, antique galleries, art and craft shops, lovely picnic areas, fishing, river walks, golf course and an award winning bakery. Longford is easy to find and hard to leave and still has the ambiance of a 19th century country village. Two early free-settler estates, Woolmers (1816) and Brickendon (1824) are open to the public daily. Christ Church is the site of the First Settlers Cemetery and an arboretum was created that aspired to represent every tree mentioned in the bible....

Evandale Market - Weekly

Falls Park, Western Junction TAS 7212
Let loose the bargain hunter in you as you browse through the wide range of goods for sale. Come and be a part of one of Tasmania's favourite markets with over a 100 stalls including a wide range of wares and high quality crafts, plants, trees, shrubs and garden ornaments and bric-a-brac for every budget. Choose from a wide selection of Tasmanian food products such as jams, sauces, relish and honey. There are also plenty of food stalls and children's amusements. The Evandale market is a popular country market in historic Evandale, located just 15km south of Launceston. Evandale is a lovely Georgian village with well-preserved cottages, houses, churches, inns and shops. It is a great place for browsing through the antique galleries and art and craft shops in the village. Entry is 20 cents for adults, children free....

Budget Rent A Car Launceston Airport

311 Evandale Road, Western Junction TAS 7212
Budget Rent a Car provide car rental for all your business and leisure travelling needs. With over 200 locations across Australia, you're never far from a Budget location and friendly travel advice. Budget is renowned for its meticulously maintained vehicles and quality service. Budget has a wide range of current-model cars, 4WDs and minibuses as well as Australia's largest fleet of trucks and commercial vehicles. So whatever size vehicle you're looking for, Budget has it! Budget also offers the convenience of one way rentals, child safety seats, portable GPS units and flexible rates. Budget is proud to offer great value in car rental. Not just great rates but a variety of additional services to provide you with added value each time you rent from Budget. For all your rental needs Budget drives your dollar further....

Outdoor Recreational Transport

958 Blessington Road, Relbia TAS 7258
Outdoor Recreational Transport (Outdoor Tasmania) is private charter bus service. We specialise and have extensive knowledge and expertise in providing transport service and tours to Tasmanian National Parks and other wild and remote areas. We provide door to door customised service. We cater for bush walkers and hikers who need more than just a bus service but need the services of a company that understand thier specific needs and whos drivers are themselves bush walkers and have local and up to date knowledge of Tasmania, especially remote and wild places. We are convienently located in Launceston and are close to both the City and Airport....