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National Rose Garden

Woolmers Estate, Longford, Tasmania, Australia
61 3 6391 2230
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Ranked #3 of 4 Attractions in Longford
Type: Gardens
Traveler Description: The National Rose Garden is at Woolmers historic homestead near Longford, south-west of Launceston.  This outstanding garden displays all of the... more »
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Perth, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

So many roses I have never seen such a fabulous garden with so many of the same type of flower. The garden is laid out like an 18oo,s garden and that adds to the charme, make sure you looking To the vegetable garden as it has a lovely bird water feature

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Immaculately laid out with so many varieties of roses in bloom what was to dislike! Absolutely nothing!

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Margate, Tasmania, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

The roses were just past their prime but there were many still blooming,moment with exquisite scents! Obviously old world roses and very lovely colours. We needed more time to really appreciate the whole garden. Don't try and do both Woolmers and Brickendon in the same day, it's too much to take in!

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Scottsdale, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

the old historic house and so many gorgeous roses and perrennials. Lovely climbing roses on arches, too

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

There were very few flowers in bloom on our visit, though it is late in the season, and we visited during a heat wave. However, overall, we enjoyed our visit to Woolmers.

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Eudlo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We had seen them in the nineties and had long wanted to spend time there, and weren't disappointed but did feel the gardens were lacking care in some areas. As a gardener I don't like to see weeds and un-trimmed hedges in my own garden let alone one that is on display

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Brisbane, Australia
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60 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

If you like roses then you have to go here. The site is huge and roses and grouped into their varieties. There are so many! The fragrance is amazing as well, The Historical Woolmers Estate next door adds to the charm. It would be lovely to get a high vantage point over the gardens otherwise trying to get a photo... More

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Cressy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

I loved the colours here. I visited when it was the perfect time for roses. Looked amazing.

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Adelaide, Australia
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

Attached to the Woolmer Estate, the Rose Garden has an amazing collection of roses in a well-laid out garden with walkways and seating to allow a pause to admire the view. Only criticism was a lack of upkeep when we were there in mid-summer; most of the bushes were in need of a dead-heading, but it's such a big job... More

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Singapore
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

This is a large rose garden with many different species of roses all around. Spectacular and colourful view... red, pink, white, yellow, orange roses... The smell of the flowers was wonderful as well. Worth a visit.

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