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Brickendon Estate

Longford, Tasmania, Australia
61 03 6391 1251
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Ranked #4 of 4 Attractions in Longford
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Jan 31, 2014
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Sydney Australia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
49 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Brickendon Estate is still a working farm with many historic farm buildings. The buildings are spread out but easy to walk around. The big drawback is that almost none of the building have anything in them and there is a lack of information about the buldings in the buildings. The chapel is easily the most interesting building in my opinion.... More

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Margate, Tasmania, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

W enjoyed everything about our stay here. The cottages are wonderful and as you are on site you can wander around in the evening or go and eat in Longford or cook in the cottage. We enjoyed feeding all the animals and looking at the interesting buildings especially the tiny church and the shearing shed.

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Eudlo, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
31 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

First thing to say is I wrotethe review for Brickendon Estate in the Brickendon Cottages area - derrr. We enjoyed the self guided tour and felt like we had stepped back in time, but all around us was evidence of a working farm, which the Archers keep going. Theres a great little video to watch about the family. If yopu... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

We left Hobart with our friends to stay a night on this famous early colonial working farm, prior to visiting nearby Evandale the next day to see the famous Penny Farthing Races. The cottage is a rustic copy of the real thing, perfectly comfortable, with verandah overlooking the farmland and river, our own 3 horses, dozens of tame chickens and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

The history of the estate is very interesting. Lots to see and do. Make sure you visit in time to join the animal feeding (sheep, donkey, horses, goats, chickens, pig, ducks, turkey, calf etc). Beautiful gardens (we saw an echidna here).

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australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

wonderful accommodation for families in the rustic cabins. World heritage listed feel untouched

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