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Woolmers Estate

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Address: Woolmers Lane, Longford, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6391 2230
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$85.06*
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This is a must see destination. You can wander around the grounds for as long as you like, but try to aim to arrive for a guided tour of the inside of the house. It is well worth... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Barbara B
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Gympie, Australia
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Gympie, Australia
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193 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a must see destination. You can wander around the grounds for as long as you like, but try to aim to arrive for a guided tour of the inside of the house. It is well worth it to understand the history of the family and see all the interesting artifacts, and also see the original house. Don't miss... More 

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Thank Barbara B
Hobart, Australia
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165 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The roses in the massive rose garden were unfortunately past their best. We are told that the best time to view them is in November. We did the self-guided tour of the grounds and felt that things were looking a little tired and neglected. The two-storey wool shed was impressive and we loved the collections of vintage wares and tools... More 

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Thank PollardHackett
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 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 

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Thank Jiro O
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

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 

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

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.

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Thank 264rickr
Launceston, Australia
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 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.

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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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Thank Wormie1
Sydney, Australia
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106 reviews
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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.

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Thank K2K62
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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Thank newy-chic143
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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.

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