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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

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.

Woolmers Lane
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 8.7K from Cressy

Woolmers Estate (Attraction)

Part of Tasmania's World Heritage Convict Sites, Woolmers Estate is Australia's finest example of a pioneer farm of the early 1800s. The Estate has a collection of buildings, antique cars, photographs, art and furniture. It displays a remarkable journey from the first Thomas Archer, who settled the property in 1817, to the present day. For six generations Thomas Archer family descendants lived on the estate. They were known never to sell their possessions, thus creating a complete time capsule and a remarkable accidental curation of heritage treasures.
Guided house tours operate daily at 1115, 1230, 1400 plus extra tours at 1000 and 1530 in summer. Self-guided tours can be taken at any time during the day.
Woolmers walled garden was established by Thomas Archer in the 1840s, and has been restored by the Woolmers Foundation Inc., replanting trees, shrubs, roses and perennials of the period.
At Woolmers is the The Rose Garden. In late spring through to autumn you have the opportunity to walk through history with over 5000 roses, representing the historical development of the rose in the southern hemisphere.

658 Woolmers Lane
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 9.4K from Cressy

Cressy: Events

Tasmanian Trout Expo

Come along and catch the $10000 Tagged Trout or maybe one of the other tagged rainbow trout and win fantastic prizes. Also you may win some of the other great prizes up for grabs.Or just come and catch one of the many stocked or local trout bring your lunch and have a picnic or buy your lunch from the food stalls.
No Fishing licence is required if entered in the fishing competition and fishing between number 2 and number 3 Weirs on Brumby's Creek.
There is NO CAMPING at Brumby's Creek and the gates will be shut on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
Camping is available at the Cressy Recreation Ground (showers and toilets available) nominal fees apply.
Be part of the action at the Tasmanian Schools Trout Fishing Championships at Brumbys Creek.

Event Dates
      17th Sep
      18th Sep

Brumbys Creek,
Cressy Road
Brumbys Creek, TAS, 7302

Located 0.6K from Cressy

Introduction to Bonsai Workshop

"The Art of Less is More"
For those starting their Bonsai journey, Blenheim Gallery and Garden, near Longford, is hosting a Bonsai workshop, delivered by Shane Boyce.
This ancient art practice is available to you in a full day class on 13 August. $195 pp, includes plant and pot to get started.
Morning tea provided. Lunch available at $20 pp.
Blenheim Gallery and Garden is a unique Tasmanian Experience showcasing artist works in a country garden setting. With ten acres of gardens and stunning rural outlook, it is easy to spend an hour wandering the formal and park like grounds.
For further details please visit the website.

733 Cressy Road
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 4.7K from Cressy

Longford Cup

Thoroughbreds race meeting, incorporating the Longford Cup.
Longford comes alive with the colour and excitement of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, world class thoroughbred horse racing, fashions, glamour and entertainment.
The Longford Races are a true country meeting in Longford - the home of many horse studs and training facilities.
Held on New Year's Day, the party atmosphere at this meeting always results in a strong turnout, with well over 5,000 patrons at previous race meetings.
Located only 20 minutes from the city of Launceston, this meeting is a firm favourite with the racing community and holidaymakers.
Featuring entertainment and activities throughout the day, including oncourse live music, the ever popular Fashions on the Field, free kids entertainment including pony rides and face paintings, and, of course, oncourse bar facilities.
Tickets are available on the day at the racecourse or for pre-purchased - check website for details.

Event Dates
      1st Jan

Anstey Street,
Anstey Street
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 8.6K from Cressy

Woolmers Estate Plant Swap Buy Sale

Sunday 23 October, at Woolmers Estate, Longford. Gates open at 9.30am.
$5 entry - includes gardens. Children under 15 free.
Guided tour of the main house special price: $10
Servants kitchen open for morning tea and lunch. Bookings:
An event to raise funds for the restoration of William Archer's Walled Garden. William Archer is Australia's first born Botanist and Botanical Artist.
This is strictly an event for hobbyists. NO retail traders. If you are a retail trader you might be interested in a stall at the Festival of Roses. For enquiries about the Festival of Roses, email
For stall holder conditions, please contact Woolmers

Event Dates
      23rd Oct

Woolmers Lane
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 8.7K 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 over 5,000 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
      13th Nov

Woolmers Lane
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 8.7K from Cressy

Longford Show

Equestrian events, chopping and tree felling, 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 and tree felling, 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
      15th Oct

Marlborough Street,
Marlborough Street
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 9.4K from Cressy

Rock and Rodz

Rock and Rodz is on again in 2016! Save the first weekend in October this year for another good Rockin'time of fun 50s and 60s nostalgia at Longford Show Grounds, Tasmania.
Be a part of the new Rock and Rodz Classic Cruise on Saturday the 1st and bring your pre 1970s vehicle, dressed up or wearing a favourite Hawaiian shirt to join in the fun of the Rock and Rodz.
The main event is on Sunday 2 October.
This year's theme is a celebration of Ford's of the 60s! So bring your early Fords along!
Live bands. Dancing. Fashion Parade and Competition.
Featuring Live music from great mainland band "The Strayz" and local awesome rockin' talents The Crazy Flats and Scooterz!
Enjoy the Vehicle and Bike Displays, Rock and Roll Dancing, 50s and 60s Fashions, competitions, trade stalls, stage perfomances, trophy presentations and much more fun activities for the whole family!
All proceeds of the Event are proudly donated to Camp Quality!
Entry $12. Under 16 Free. No alcohol. No dogs.
Event particulars available on the facebook page or call 0407 972 752. email

Event Dates
      2nd Oct

Bulwer Street
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 9.5K from Cressy

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