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Woolmers Estate

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Address: Woolmers Lane, Longford, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6391 2230
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Most Interesting Historic House

Tassie is full of historic houses but this one is unique in having stayed in the family for so long and not being run by the National Trust. Don't be cheap and skip the guide. If... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed Woolmers Estate for 3 nights. This estate is well located and come with magnificent rose gardens with full of charms. We stayed at a small house with 3 bed room, 1 bath, and 1 toilet. Fully equipped with a laundry and a dryer. Although this place is a nice place to stay, we found a few draw backs.... More 

Thank Jiro O
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Tassie is full of historic houses but this one is unique in having stayed in the family for so long and not being run by the National Trust. Don't be cheap and skip the guide. If you do you will miss all the most interesting interior parts of the house. Our guide was part of the Archer family and gave... More 

Thank Andy_James142
Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit if in the area. Lots of history which is explained on the house tour.The cafe was excellent for lunch, and we did a walk around the house garden and the rose garden after. The rose garden was fantastic, we were just there at the right time in November.

Thank 264rickr
Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the rose garden and wandered around the estate. Roses were a bit past their best but it was still very worthwhile. Interesting vegetable garden and stables. A lovely day out.

Thank Vicky C
Moruya, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

For $14 each we did a self guided tour of the gardens and farm/out buildings. We were so disappointed to find the garden full of weeds, including many weeds in the National Rose Garden. The buildings had none or very little information about them, most appeared to be a place to store the 'junk'. For instance the house stables had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit. An important piece of Australian history. A beautiful setting with spectacular rose garden. Do the guided tour to see behind the locked doors.

Thank K2K62
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

The National Rose Garden was simply gorgeous. Perfect time of year to visit as the roses were in full bloom and the scent divine!! $14 entrance fee and we could do our own "self guided" tour of the historical buildings (minus the lodge). We were able to walk around and explore otherwise to our hearts content which was great! With... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

This place is gorgeous. Well maintained and preserved. I loved that our tour guide is married to an Archer! It really added to the experience that the family are still involved.

Thank AngandPat
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Uncared for, needs some work done in the gardens although it was a wt day it still la ked something, i was here a few years ago and it as gone down hill

Thank Pauline F
Ulverstone, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

The guided tour through the buildings was amazing. However, it could have been better in as much as instead of a small torch being used to highlight the features, a more permanent or brighter lighting setup would be better. We were disappointed in the gardens though. This place is supposed to be a showcase. Not so with weeds everywhere throughout... More 

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