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Hare painting by Annabelle Sandes

Hare Annabelle Sandes, 2020 Oil on canvas $1,500 SOLD

The Racecourse Inn wins LTG’s 2017 “Traditional Luxury Hotel of the Year Award – Australia”

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Luxury Travel Guide's Traditional Hotel Australia award - The Racecourse Inn, Longford

Longford’s Racecourse Inn wins second international award For the second year running, The Racecourse Inn in Longford, Tasmania, has gained international recognition as winner of The Luxury Travel Group’s “Traditional Luxury Hotel of the Year – Australia.” LONGFORD, Australia – May 24, 2017 – PRLog — Following their 2016 success with Luxury Travel Guide’s “Luxury Bed and Breakfast of the Year – … Read More

Christ Church Longford

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Christ Church Longford

Take the opportunity to explore the fascinating grounds of Christ Church Longford, with some of the oldest graves in Australia. Christ Church (built 1839) was originally intended to serve as the Cathedral for the Norfolk Plains district. The first church was built in 1829, as a clergyman was expected to arrive from England in 1830. The government donated the site … Read More

Woolmers Estate and the National Rose Garden

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Heritage listed Woolmers Estate, Woolmers Lane, Longford, Tasmania.

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.? A guided tour of Woolmers … Read More

Fly fishing northern Tasmania

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Rainbow Trout. Image by Alan Piper.

The waters around Longford, Tasmania, are some of the best stillwater fishing in Australia.? Longford lies at the confluence of the South Esk and Macquarie Rivers, with Brumby’s Creek at Cressy only 10 minutes by car, and the highland lakes 40 minutes drive from The Racecourse Inn. In 1864, after several previous failed attempts to import fertilized trout eggs from … Read More

Brickendon Estate

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Brickendon Estate, Longford

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. In July 2010, Brickendon Estate?along with its neighbouring property, Woolmers Estate were listed jointly as a World Heritage Site being part of the Australian Convict Sites World Heritage … Read More