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Andover: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Oatlands Golf Course

The Oatlands Golf Course is a public, nine-hole course in the Tasmanian Midlands. Oatlands is a one-hour drive north of Hobart and a 90-minute drive south of Launceston on the Midlands Highway.
The Oatlands Golf Club features fully watered greens, tees and fairways. This is an attractively laid-out course, which draws abundant bird life. The Club welcomes new members and green fee guests and regular competitions including a weekend mixed competition and Wednesday afternoon chicken run. The Oatlands Golf Club was also the location for the inaugural B Grade Amateur Championship of Tasmania in 2006.
Holes: 9, Par: 70, Length: 5,414 metres, Australian Course Rating: 67.

Sandy Lane
Oatlands, TAS, 7120

Located 5.8K from Andover

Callington Mill

Experience the Callington Mill at Oatlands, Australia's only fully operational colonial windmill. Built in 1837, the Callington Mill offers visitors a fascinating insight into our enterprising colonial past, producing locally grown flour as it was ground in the colonial period.
Set within the beautiful village of Oatlands, which boasts the largest intact Georgian streetscape in Australia, the Callington Mill, with its sails gently turning in the breeze, provides the unrivalled experience of seeing the mill working first hand in an authentic heritage environment.
Oatlands is alive with convict, military and settlement history, and offers visitors a range of professionally guided and self-guided tour options, including:
The Millers Way - includes a tour of the Mill tower.
The Executioners Walk - a tour of the Oatlands Military Precinct.
Oatlands Town Tour - unlocking the stories behind the sandstone.
Heritage buildings have been reinvented as cafes, antique shops and galleries, showcasing unique Tasmanian craft, including pottery, knitwear, children's clothing, jewellery, paintings, fabric and baked goods created by skilled artisans.
Oatlands also offers great accommodation choices from grand Georgian B&Bs through to gorgeous self contained cottages.

Old Mill Lane
Oatlands, TAS, 7120

Located 8.0K from Andover

3 Windows

3 Windows Gallery has an eclectic array of contemporary creations and gifts from the locally made or grown to boutique items and jewellery from across Australia and far exotic lands.
Art Glass is made on the premises and we have an ever changing display of Tasmanian made creations; stoneware ceramics, recycled tin garden art, mini gardens and textiles, as well as costume wear, retro clothing and collectibles.
Make sure to take the time to wander down the High Street and explore her lesser known treasures.

84 High Street
Oatlands, TAS, 7120

Located 8.0K from Andover

Andover: Events

The Big Load - a bullocky, 12 bullocks, and an historic wagon

Don't miss this rare opportunity to witness a scene from the early colonial days. Bullocky Brian Fish will lead his team of 12 bullocks down the main street of Oatlands, pulling an historic wagon (c. 1880) loaded with bales of wool from local woolgrowers.
On Saturday and Sunday, meet the team of 12 bullocks, ranging from 18 year old veterans to 3 year old babies just learning their trade. Take your photo with Major, Smoke, Rope, Tie, Tim, Buddy, Freckles, Tiny, Colt, Tiger, Bandit and Bluey.
View displays of horse and bullock drawn wagons, carts, two-wheel drays, jinkers and a beautifully restored landau at Callington Park, near the mill.
On Saturday, visitors are welcome to take part in a Heritage Arts and Crafts event, showcasing local artisans at work: spinning, lace-making, blacksmithing, leatherwork, garden weaving and much more. Visitors are encouraged to "get creative" with plenty of "hands on" opportunities to explore crafts and try out some techniques. Watch, learn and participate whilst soaking up the heritage atmosphere of Oatlands. Collect your map/guide from Callington Mill.
BBQ lunch, refreshments available.
Adults $5, children free.
Nan Bray 0419 521 693 (Bullocks)
Nova Miller 0414 982 114 (Heritage Crafts)

Mill Lane
Oatlands, TAS, 7120

Located 7.8K from Andover

Thumbprint Market

Quality Tasmanian hand goods with a focus on handmade, home grown and home baked.
Held on the second Saturday, bi-monthly, on the odd months.
Upcoming dates:
2016 -10 September, 12 November,
2017 - 14 January, 11 March, 13 May, 8 July
An undercover market, dry in the wet weather, shady in the hot weather.
Market operates from 9am - 4pm.

Event Dates
      10th Sep
      12th Nov
      14th Jan
      11th Mar
      13th May
      8th Jul

68 High Street
Oatlands, TAS, 7120

Located 8.1K from Andover

Oatlands Farmers Market

Photography, home made cakes, wooden boxes, hand made cards, goats milk soap, butterflies and glass painting, bric-a-brac, knick-knacks, craft.
Held on the first Sunday of each month at the Oatlands Community Hall, 9am-1pm

Event Dates
      4th Sep
      2nd Oct
      6th Nov
      4th Dec
      1st Jan
      5th Feb
      5th Mar
      2nd Apr
      7th May
      4th Jun
      2nd Jul

1 Gay Street
Oatlands, TAS, 7120

Located 8.1K from Andover

'Explore Your Creativity Day' with Heritage Arts and Crafts

Join us for an 'Explore your Creativity Day' in Oatlands to celebrate all the heritage arts practised within this region.
This day is all about sharing and developing skills, knowledge, techniques and creative experiences.
View the making of heritage arts and crafts, have a go yourself and perhaps even purchase your favourite to take home!
Held on Saturday 6 August 2016 at multiple venues in and around Oatlands such as The Community Shed, MILE Community Precinct, Main Street, Old Courthouse, Gay Street Hall and Callington Mil.
Activities include Garden Weaving, Decoupage, Painting, Celtic knot work, Quilting, Spinning, Lace making, Knitting, Felting, Astrology, Photography, Old Fire Truck, Coach rides, Blacksmithing, Australian BBQ, Bullocks and Horse-drawn events and many more!

Main Street
Oatlands, TAS, 7120

Located 15.2K from Andover

Tunbridge Country Market

The Tunbridge Country Market is a great rural market experience. Held on the second Sunday of each month from 9am to 3pm at the Tunbridge hall, in Main Street, find a treasure, souvenir, craft, bric-a-brac.

Event Dates
      11th Sep
      9th Oct
      13th Nov
      11th Dec
      8th Jan
      12th Feb
      12th Mar
      9th Apr
      14th May
      11th Jun
      9th Jul

99 Main Road
Tunbridge, TAS, 7120

Located 21.6K from Andover

Andover: Travel Tips

Heritage Highway Visitor Centre

We provide impartial information and booking service for accommodation, attractions and activities, locally and state wide.
Staff are on hand to assist you with the best things to do and see on the Heritage Highway, maps, local accommodation bookings, tours through the fascinating Callington Mill, and the surrounding historic buildings plus general enquiries. Located within the Visitor Centre, is our gift shop and Mill keepers Caf?.

1 Mill Lane
Oatlands, TAS, 7120

Located 7.7K from Andover


Three crimes were committed in Tasmania in the 1830s.
They will be solved in the 21st Century.
Will YOU be the one to unravel the mysteries of the past?
Play the detective game series 'Skulduggery' to test your skills as a super sleuth, as a history buff or just for hours of family fun and entertainment.
An interactive way to explore The Heritage Highway, Skulduggery guides visitors to solve true crimes from 170 years ago. It taps deep into the region's history and identity, with characters and events meticulously resurrected from the Van Diemen's Land archives.
Skulduggery games feature the beautiful heritage towns of Ross (The Arch Villians), Oatlands (Forgery for Fools) and Longford (Where There's Smoke...).
Games are available at selected outlets around Tasmania (RRP: $10 each). You can also download an order form online from our website.
Website Special: Purchase the set of three, one of each, for a total price of $25.

Heritage Highway Region Assoc,
Oatlands Visitor Centre, Callington Mill,
Mill Lane
Oatlands, TAS, 7120

Located 8.1K from Andover

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