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Leslie Vale: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Nandroya Vineyard


Nandroya Vineyard is a boutique, cool-climate vineyard at Margate, in southern Tasmania. Margate is a 20-minute drive south of Hobart (19 kilometres), in the D'Entrecasteaux Channel district.
The name 'Nandroya' is derived from an Aboriginal word meaning 'a family living in harmony' - reflecting the approach that vignerons John and Joy Rees take to all aspects of the winemaking process. Established in 1995, the 1.5-hectare (four acre) vineyard specialises in Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc grapes. Small quantities of high quality fruit are grown at the vineyard to produce fine wines made by a local winemaker.
Visitors to Nandroya can sample the latest vintage while enjoying views of Mount Wellington, North West Bay and Bruny Island.




262 Sandfly Road
Margate, TAS, 7054

Located 5.0K from Leslie Vale

Margate Train - The


The Margate Train offers shopping with a difference at Margate, southern Tasmania. Margate is 20 minutes south of Hobart (19 kilometres /12 miles) and a short drive south of Kingston.
The Margate Train - formerly known as the Tasman Limited - made its final rail journey on 28 July 1978. The Tasman Limited was built in England in 1950 and served as a passenger service between Hobart and Launceston until 1978.The train's carriages now house a variety of retail businesses including arts and crafts, bric-a-brac, a specialist book exchange, and a buffet car offering espresso coffee and delicious Tasmanian produce. There is also a huge antiques warehouse and second hand shop here, located in an old IXL apple packing shed, as well as a children's play area, toilets and plenty of car parking.




1567 Channel Highway
Margate, TAS, 7054

Located 6.7K from Leslie Vale

Inverawe Native Gardens


Tasmania's largest landscaped native garden is situated a 15-minute drive from Hobart, Tasmania's capital.
Be inspired by this garden with its enormous collection of Australian native plants that sweep down to the shoreline of North West Bay. Be overwhelmed by the colour, texture and subtle scents.
Take tea on the terrace or just sit on one of the many seats, soak up the atmosphere of peace and serenity, watch some of Inverawe's 101 bird species bustle about. All twelve endemic bird species have been seen here. Bring a note book and list plants you want for your own garden. They're identified by name. Borrow some of our landscaping ideas.
French explorers and early botanists anchored in the bay and fetched water from our river. Interpretive signs tell that story. Ten thousand native plants have gone into this fourteen-year-old garden, supplementing natural regeneration. Plants are chosen for minimum water requirements and sustainability. Paths, rock walls, sculpture and poetry enhance your experience.
You'll be met on arrival, introduced to the garden and given a coloured map to help you navigate around this extensive garden. Guided tours are available on request.




1565 Channel Highway
Margate, TAS, 7054

Located 6.7K from Leslie Vale

Kingston Beach Golf Club


The Kingston Beach Golf Club is one of Tasmania's leading 18-hole golf courses.
The Course winds through river flats where Browns River enters the sea, and is edged with eucalypts and light bushland. This flat, easy walking course is framed with views of the Mount Wellington Range, river and ocean and presents a combination of testing par threes, delightful par fours and strategic par fives.
There are numerous bunkers, water comes into play on six holes and the elevated green on the 16th is framed by bunkers and a large pine tree, which may test the ability of many golfers. An inclinator carries players to the 18th tee.
The Club has hire and practice facilities, a resident golf professional and a stunning clubhouse built in 1830 and known as the Red House. Founded in 1922, the Club has hosted many major state and national events and the course is a proclaimed wildlife sanctuary. Men's competitions are held every Wednesday and Saturday and a ladies' competition each Tuesday and Thursday. Bookings advised.
Holes: 18, Par: 71, Length: 5803 metres, Australian Course Rating: 70. Slope Rating 126.
Kingston Beach is a 15 minute drive (14 kilometres) South of Hobart.




1 Channel Highway
Kingston, TAS, 7050

Located 6.9K from Leslie Vale

Wellington Park - Mt Wellington


This touch of wilderness on Hobart's doorstep offers walking, climbing, abseiling, cycling and sightseeing opportunities less than a half-hour drive from the city.
Only in Tasmania would you find so much wilderness and natural beauty so close to the city. Mt Wellington is visible from just about anywhere in Hobart and locals, not surprisingly, refer to it as "the mountain".
The views from the summit of Mt Wellington are truly superb.
The 21 kilometre drive to the summit passes through temperate rainforest to sub-alpine flora and glacial rock formations and ends with panoramic views of Hobart, Bruny Island, D'Entrecasteux Channel and into the South West Wilderness.
On the mountain are numerous walking tracks ranging from easy strolls to tough climbs through cool forests and past springs, cascades, waterfalls and the soaring dolerite columns of the Organ Pipes.




Pillinger Drive
Fern Tree, TAS, 7054

Located 7.7K from Leslie Vale

Channel Heritage Centre


The Channel Heritage Centre is a purpose-built community museum, research library, exhibition gallery and a cafe/shop. It's aim is to promote and preserve the history and heritage of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel area.
The museum's displays feature early exploration, aborigines, timber, boat building, fruit growing, fishing, sport, churches, schools, transport and militaria. A shop and three colonial-style rooms display aspects of everyday life in the past. The Electrona Carbide Works was unique in Australia and has it's own display. We also house the Don Norton Camera Collection and two rooms depicting the home life of Dutch migrants in the 1950s.
The library has a collection of folders, books, photographs, newspaper clippings, family histories and memorabilia to satisfy the serious researcher and the casual browser.
The gallery features displays by local artists and organisations which change monthly. Artwork is often for sale.
The shop sells craft and produce made by locals, and the cafe has food and drinks made on site.
There are special programs to fit the national curriculum for school groups, by arrangement.
Group visits from community and tour groups are encouraged and can be catered for in our caf?. There is easy access for the elderly and disabled.




1755 Channel Highway
Margate, TAS, 7054

Located 7.8K from Leslie Vale

Wellington Gallery


Wellington Gallery, established in 1976, nestled amongst bushland in the foothills of spectacular Mount Wellington - a ten-minute drive from Hobart's city centre. The gallery exhibits over one hundred works in two display areas surrounding a fern courtyard.
Works by Australian and overseas artists in watercolour, acrylic, oil and ceramics are displayed in the spacious rooms of the gallery. Browse and relax in the scenic, tranquil surroundings away from the city crowds.
The exhibition space is available for hire on a weekly basis. It is also possible to rent artworks from the gallery. Freight can be arranged world-wide.




190 Strickland Avenue
South Hobart, TAS, 7004

Located 8.0K from Leslie Vale

Leslie Vale: Events

Kingston Produce Market


The Kingston Produce Market it held every Wednesday at the Kingston Civic Centre. Enjoy Fresh produce direct from local growers and producers.
Come along for your mid-week groceries, get to know your local producers, connect with the local community and enjoy delicious food while you're here!
Held every Wednesday from 12.30-4.30pm.


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15 Channel Hwy
Kingston, TAS, 7050

Located 6.4K from Leslie Vale

Kingston Beach Handmade Market


Kingston Beach Handmade Market presents some of the best of Tasmania's creative talent each and every month. Situated at the Kingston Beach Hall just five minutes walk from sand and surf, the KBHM brings together an eclectic mix of local artists, designers, craftspeople, growers and gourmets.
We offer a wonderful mix of high quality handmade and home grown items such as handmade toys, jewellery, stationery, homewards, portraiture, body products, artwork, children's clothing, jams and preserves, native plants, delicious food and much, much more... even treats for man's best friend!
With a focus on high quality handmade items and the freshest local produce, KBHM is an opportunity to experience a family friendly day out while supporting local, independent makers and producers.
Located at 20-24 Beach Road, Kingston Beach, KBHM accommodates both indoor and outdoor stalls in the Kingston Beach Community Hall and adjoining Stihl Shop car park.


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20 Beach Road,
20 Beach Road
Kingston Beach, TAS, 7050

Located 7.4K from Leslie Vale

150 Years of Margate


On Sunday July 3rd Margate will be marking the 150th anniversary of being gazetted as a township. The unveiling of a plaque commemorating this milestone will be the culmination of nine days of celebrations, starting with the school soccer finals and other events on the oval and at the nearby Channel Heritage Centre on June 25th, a Barn Dance at the Brookfield Shed that night, a family fun day, guided tours of an aboriginal site, a monster garage sale, scavenger hunt, lantern walk, variety night, Sandfly Tramway walk, and much more. We'll decorate the town in the colours of the Margate Football Club, red and green!
See website for full event details and locations.


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2016
      27th Jun
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1755 Channel Highway
Margate, TAS, 7054

Located 7.8K from Leslie Vale

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