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Cressy: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Longford Golf Course


Longford Golf Course is a popular well maintained 11 hole course near Launceston, Northern Tasmania.
The par 71 course boasts lush fairways and good greens. There are 11 holes, seven of which have alternate tees. There are two separate final holes that allow for finish in front of the club house. Visitors are welcome. Ladies competition day is each Wednesday, Veterans on Thursday and mixed competitions Saturday and Sunday.
While you are in Longford, wander through the historic town and stop by the antique shops and park area. Take a short drive to Woolmers National Rose Gardens or plan a bushwalk in the Great Western Tiers mountain range. Spend a day fly-fishing at the Great Lake or make your way down the Tamar Valley Wine Route.
Longford is about a 20-minute drive (27 km) from Launceston.




16 Chatsworth Lane
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 4.5K from Cressy

Blenheim Gallery and Garden


On the outskirts of Longford, just 30 minutes from Launceston, Blenheim Gallery and Garden is a unique Tasmanian experience showcasing artist works in a country garden setting.
Exhibitions are held throughout the year with a range of artists works.
With ten acres of gardens and stunning rural outlook, it is easy to spend an hour wandering the formal and park like grounds.




733 Cressy Road
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 4.7K from Cressy

Brickendon Historic Farm and Convict Village


Part of Tasmania's World Heritage Convict Sites, Brickendon Historic Farm and Convict Village is located just outside Longford, in northern Tasmania. Built by William Archer in 1824, the village is still owned by his descendents.
You have a rare chance to see the convict-built Gothic chapel, Dutch barns, chicken house, blacksmith shop and tool shed. There is a four hectare (10 acre) historic garden for you to explore. Close to the Georgian homestead there are garden beds featuring soft plantings of roses and perennials to complement the house's historic fa?ade. Walk along the paths to outlying features including the orchard and original shrubberies. You can experience the 'garden rooms', each with their own mood and ambience.
Stand beside the 1830s English and exotic trees including oaks, elms, cedars and pines, sourced throughout the world. Connect with the property's 19th Century beginnings as you walk along the carriageway Children will love feeding animals or trying their skill at gumboot tossing. Overnight guests at Brickendon can stay at a number of historic farm cottages and have free entry to all the attractions.
Longford is about a 20-minute drive (27 km) from Launceston.




236 Wellington Street
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 9.1K from Cressy

Woolmers Estate (Attraction)


Woolmers Estate is Australia's finest example of a pioneer farm from the early 1800s and one of Tasmania's World Heritage Convict Sites. Woolmers was continuously occupied by the Archer family from around 1817 to 1994 and is acknowledged as one of the most outstanding examples of 19th century rural settlements in Australia.
The estate offers an insight into the social structure of a colonial pastoral estate. The collection of original buildings on Woolmers includes family accommodation, workers' cottages, a former chapel, blacksmith's shop, stables, bakehouse, pump house and gardener's cottage.
In addition to the architectural heritage, the site contains a wide range of collections acquired by the family over 180 years, providing a rare insight into six generations of one family. The combination of the historical collections, the buildings and the site itself represents a significant cultural resource . In late spring through to autumn there is an opportunity to walk through history with thousands of roses, representing the historical development of the rose in the southern hemisphere, ranging from the earliest European and Chinese roses through to varieties of the twenty first century.
Woolmers Estate offers guided tours through the main homestead and self-guided tours of the out-buildings.




658 Woolmers Lane
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 9.4K from Cressy

Cressy: Events

Exhibition: On the Wing


Blenheim Gallery and Garden at Longford hosts an exhibition, 'On the Wing',
From 30 September to 10 November.
Open daily from 10.30am - 4pm.
Regular exhibitions are held at Blenheim Gallery and Garden.


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733 Cressy Road
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 4.7K from Cressy

Virtuosi Tasmania Flute, Harp, Strings Launceston


Virtuosi Tasmania presents over sixteen concerts a year in unusual and interesting locations throughout Tasmania. Our ensembles have played in stately heritage homes, shearing sheds, apple sheds, limestone caves, art galleries and vineyards. Join us this weekend for three glorious concerts featuring the wonderful harp playing of Meriel Owen. TSO musicians Lloyd Hudson on flute, Stefanie Farrands on viola and Jennifer Owen , violin will be performing Debussy's Sonata for flute, viola and harp, the delightful Saint Saens Fantasie for violin and harp, and Beethoven's gorgeous Serenade in D major Opus 25 for flute, violin and viola.
Concerts will be performed at Home Hill Winery in Ranelagh, Riverdale Estate in Cambridge and at City Baptist Church in Launceston


Event Dates
2017
      1st Oct


11 Frederick Street
Launceston, TAS, 7250

Located 8.1K from Cressy

2017 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour comes to Longford


The prestigious Emirates Melbourne Cup will visit Longford as part of its annual tour of Australia and New Zealand.
The visit of the iconic 18-carat gold cup provides a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Longford's rich horse racing history and local connections to the 'race that stops a nation'. Come along and enjoy a community fun day and fundraising cocktail party.
Stay tuned to Council's facebook page and website/events


Event Dates
2017
      27th Sep


Brickendon Street
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 8.4K from Cressy

Woolmers Makers Market


The annual Woolmers Makers Market has stalls ranging from local produce, handmade crafts, food vendors, artwork, garden wares and jewelry on the grounds of historic Woolmers Estate.
Wander the grounds, have a picnic, enjoy some food and wind and have a great day out.


Event Dates
2017
      3rd Dec


658 Woolmers Lane
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 8.8K from Cressy

Longford Show


Equestrian events, chopping, animal nursery, rides, games and more.
The Longford Show, which prides itself on being a family show, is considered one of the best one day shows in Tasmania. The attendance over the past few years has been approximately seven to eight thousand people.
The show features well patronised equestrian events, which include show jumping and led events. Additional attractions include the poultry and dog shows, chopping, sheep and fleeces, show girl / boy competitions, animal nursery.
You will find all the usual show attractions and all the side show alley rides, games and face-painting at the Longford Show.
The home industries and school sections are always very popular, and there is always a great display of artwork from the local schools, as well as the adult art and craft and cooking attractions.


Event Dates
2017
      21st Oct


Marlborough Street
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 9.4K from Cressy

Festival of Roses


Awarded Best Community Event of the Year in 2014 and 2015, the Festival of Roses at the historic World Heritage Listed Woolmers Estate offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate the spectacle of thousands of roses blooming in the Rose Garden.
There will be a variety of food stalls including wood fired pizzas, Devonshire teas, crepes and breads, and a selection of wines, beer and cider. Other attractions include plant nurseries, craft and jewellery stalls, whip cracking, chainsaw art, vintage farm machinery and cars, and many children's activities.
Open 9am - 4pm.


Event Dates
2017
      19th Nov


Woolmers Lane,
658 Woolmers Lane
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 9.7K from Cressy

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