NOT TO BE MISSED

On the Road Tasmania - - News -

(in no par­tic­u­lar or­der)

1 Barn­bougle

Un­pack your clubs and hit the fair­ways of th­ese two world-class links cour­ses.

2 Bridestowe Laven­der Es­tate

Who needs Provence? Take a farm tour, visit the old trac­tor sheds and oil dis­tillery, sam­ple es­sen­tial oils and taste fresh honey and herbs.

3 Cataract Gorge

Hike over the sus­pen­sion bridge, marvel at the pea­cocks, ride on the world’s long­est sin­gle span chair­lift or en­joy a Devon­shire tea. You’re spoiled for choice in this hid­den basin at the heart of Launce­s­ton.

4 Brook Eden Win­ery

En­joy a de­light­ful visit at this fam­ily owned, sus­tain­ably man­aged pro­ducer of cool cli­mate wines in Le­b­rina.

5 Red Feather Cook­ing School

Brush up on your cook­ing skills in Had­spen with owner Ly­dia Net­tle­fold along with house chefs and vis­it­ing guest chefs who teach a range of cour­ses us­ing the fresh­est, home-grown pro­duce.

6 Holly­bank For­est Re­serve

Hike or un­pack the bikes and ex­plore kilo­me­tres of world-class trails, just 20 min­utes from Launce­s­ton. Take the zi­pline tour through the for­est canopy, or cruise around on a Seg­way.

7 Sea­horse World and South­ern Ocean Aquar­ium

A tour of this work­ing sea­horse farm leads you through The Cave of the Sea­horse and the Won­ders of the South­ern Ocean Aquar­ium, cul­mi­nat­ing in the once-in-a-life­time chance to hold one of th­ese mag­i­cal crea­tures.

8 Har­vest Launce­s­ton Com­mu­nity Farm­ers’ Mar­ket

This com­mu­nity hub has earned ac­claim for show­cas­ing fan­tas­tic fresh of­fer­ings from the re­gion’s provi­dores. Meet the pro­duc­ers, sam­ple their wares and stock up on some of Tas­ma­nia’s fresh­est pro­duce, cheeses and baked goods. Ev­ery Satur­day 8:30am–12:30pm.

9 De­sign Cen­tre Tas­ma­nia

Show­cas­ing the work of some of Tas­ma­nia’s best ar­ti­sans – every­thing from carved wooden bracelets to side ta­bles and cab­i­nets. Make room in your car for some­thing spe­cial.

Woolmers Es­tate

Ex­plore the home­stead be­fore roam­ing through the largest rose col­lec­tion in the south­ern hemi­sphere. Don’t miss the Fes­ti­val of Roses in Novem­ber.

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