Tasmania woodbridge on the Derwent A beautiful historic hotel perched by the River Derwent in New Norfolk, the Woodbridge is full of character. Readers can book via Woodbridge’s website for the Romantic Getaway package, including two nights stay in one of the hotel’s private rooms, a welcome glass of sparkling, full continental breakfast, Chef’s Menu dinner for two and an after-dinner port or sherry in The Ballroom. Plus, complimentary coffffee and tea, and soft drink mini bar. From $725 per night. 0417 996 305; woodbridgenn.com.au
Tasmania frenchman’s River In this little pocket of Cygnet, at the Frenchman’s River 80-hectare cattle farm, there are two cottages available: the two-bedroom Helmsman’s House and one-bedroom Writer’s House. Owner Posie Graeme-evans is a novelist and the creator of Australian television shows Mcleod’s Daughters and Hi-5, so it’s no surprise to learn that each house has its own library. From $355 per night for the Writer’s House or $375 for the Helmsman’s House. 0466 790 142; frenchmansriver.com.au
Settle in at the charming Woodbridge on the Derwent.