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Country Style - - NEW NORFOLK TASMANIA ON THE MOVE -

AN­TIQUES New Nor­folk is an­tiques cen­tral and among the draw­card busi­nesses are The Drill Hall Em­po­rium, (03) 6261 3651; Wil­low Court An­tique Cen­tre, (03) 6261 5050; and New Nor­folk An­tiques, (03) 6261 1636.

SALMON PONDS A his­toric fish hatch­ery for trout and salmon species with a museum and café set on lovely park-like grounds fea­tur­ing ponds and tow­er­ing trees. 70 Salmon Ponds Road. (03) 6261 5663; salmonponds.com.au NEW NOR­FOLK MAR­KET Ev­ery Satur­day from 8am–2pm it has pro­duce, crafts, bread and more. High Street. HIS­TORIC BUILD­INGS St Matthews Angli­can Church (1823) is the old­est church in Tas­ma­nia, while the Bush Inn on Mon­tagu Street was built in 1815 and li­censed 1825, mak­ing it the long­est con­tin­u­ally li­censed ho­tel in the coun­try. TYN­WALD PARK A pop­u­lar place for pic­nics and bar­be­cues un­der shady trees along the river bank. 73 Ho­bart Road. OAST HOUSES All around the val­ley, the con­i­cal-roofed oast houses are re­minders of New Nor­folk’s rich hop grow­ing past.

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