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Address: Woolmers Lane, Longford, Tasmania 7301, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 6391 1251
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$131*
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A great heritage farm experience

Great to see an original working farm from the convict assignment process. It is still basically in original untouched condition which is where its value lies. World heritage... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Bruce S
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English first
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Great to see an original working farm from the convict assignment process. It is still basically in original untouched condition which is where its value lies. World heritage significance.

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Hobart, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stayed in the Gardner's Cottage. A very good breakfast was provided with toast local jams coffee and cereals. A wonderful place to walk around and the history of the family that has owned it for nearly 200 years is very interesting

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Sunbury, Australia
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28 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

After visiting Woolmer's we were advised to also find time to visit Brickendon Village. The buildings are beautiful and the home is lovely. It is still being lived in so we were only able to view from the outside. The gardens are green and serene. the church and cottages on the grounds were a delight to behold.

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Yass
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Brickendon Colonial Farm Village is well worth a visit. The Archer family has opened up part of their farm for tourists to visit so that this unique part of our history can be preserved. There is open access to farm buildings to wander through and a good audio visual presentation from an ABC documentary that explains the relationship between Brickendon... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were able to wander around the farm village late on Sunday evening and again early on Monday morning, and we were fortunate to have the place to ourselves due to the lateness/early hour. The village is delightful, photo opportunities abound, the animals are friendly (including the cats who accompanied us on our explorations). The signage explaining the significance of... More 

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Port Fairy, Australia
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22 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My grandaughter loved feeding the various animals, there were ducks , chickens , goats , sheep and a huge pig.all set in a rustic old part of Brickendon

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Don't bother visiting in winter. I felt embarrassed that overseas visitors would turn up at this property and its so unprofessional and unkept. I was frankly flabbergasted. We had to pay $15 on a cold July day and handed a map. Great....couldn't get in buildings, not given any advice except drive across the road to get to the village. You... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I am in utter awe that people actually enjoy visiting Brickendon. I can't believe they charge $12.50 entry fee for this rubbish. It was literally an old farm. Nothing exciting, nothing interesting. Nothing worse seeing. Inside the boring buildings were just farming tools. Honestly I can never get the 30 minutes I spent there back and it makes me sad.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We didn't have enough time (catching a plane!) to go on the indoors visit (about $20 I think) so took the $14 option to see the outdoors, we were told the rose garden was not in flower seasons, which we expected. The walk was nice and the buildings are beautiful but probably not quite worth the $14, specially when it's... More 

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The where abouts it is not that far out of town and easy to get to and the old builings were well worth seeing also the animals, ducks chooks .ect

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