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Australian Fly Fishing Museum


The Australian Fly Fishing Museum at Clarendon collects, preserves, protects and celebrates the art, the craft and the joy of fly fishing.
Come and see intriguing artifacts that tell the story of the traditions and techniques of fly fishing. The museum promotes the values of fly fishing, especially respect for the habitats of fly responsive fish.
There are excellent displays of artifacts of well known fly fishing identities.
It is a national gathering place for anglers, conducts educational programs in fly casting, fly tying, fishing etiquette, angling history, river ecology and aquatic insects.
The museum is situated within the heritage walled gardens of Clarendon, a stunning historic estate on the banks of the South Esk, a renowned fly fishing river.
This fabulous collection is for anglers, history buffs and lovers of a good story.
You can pay entry just for the Museum or to the whole Clarendon site including Museum and a house tour. National Trust and Australian Fly Fishing Museum members have free entry.
Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10am to 4pm.




234 Clarendon Station Road
Nile, TAS, 7212

Located 12.8K from Epping Forest

Clarendon


Clarendon one of Australia's grandest houses set in a parkland on the banks of the South Esk River.
The heritage walled gardens and colonial outbuildings, all convict built are a part of the not to be missed experience.
The Australian Fly Fishing Museum embraces the joy of fresh water fishing in Tasmania with interpretation on some of Australia's most prominent fly fishing people.
The site is also used by filmmakers and prominent photographers for an elegant rural setting and unmatched atmosphere. A lovely spot to hold your special wedding "A wedding set in history".




234 Clarendon Station Road
Nile, TAS, 7212

Located 15.5K from Epping Forest

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 21.6K from Epping Forest

Gallery 81


Gallery 81 is a unique art experience that combines the owners love of art with their love of Tasmania. Artist in residence, Luke Harvey, has produced a permanent exhibition of 81 oil landscape paintings that are beautifully interlocked across the gallery's 30 metre wall. This permanent exhibition is not for sale but there are 42 other paintings for sale. Come visit and enjoy a Tasmanian beverage while experiencing this beautiful collection.




81 High Street
Campbell Town, TAS, 7210

Located 22.0K from Epping Forest

Book Cellar- The


The Book Cellar in Campbell Town is a world-class traditional bookshop experience in a fascinating heritage setting, the convict cellars under an 1830's era coaching inn. The architecturally significant cellars once housed the convicts who built the Red Bridge over the Elizabeth River, which runs past The Book Cellar door. Today the cellars host a traditional bookshop and coffee bar, stocking unusual new and used books with an emphasis on nostalgia, heritage and Tasmaniana.
You will find books for enthusiasts on architecture, collectibles, fashion and food history, military and transport heritage, steam and model engineering and rural life, books about books, and the largest collection of old and new Tasmania books for sale that can be found anywhere.
You can browse the captivating range of books in the cellars which are open every day, while appreciating the architectural achievements of convict labour. Admire the magnificent tree carvings by chainsaw artist Eddie Freeman in the park opposite and walk the renowned convict brick trail which starts just outside The Book Cellar.
Campbell Town is a 51-minute drive (61 km) south-east of Launceston.




132 High Street
Campbell Town, TAS, 7210

Located 22.4K from Epping Forest

Evandale Market


The Evandale market is a popular country market in historic Evandale in Tasmania's North.
Come and be a part of one of Tasmania's favourite markets with over 100 stalls, including a wide range of wares from high quality crafts to bric-a-brac for every budget. There are also plenty of food stalls and children's amusements.
Evandale is a lovely Georgian village with well preserved cottages, houses, churches, inns and shops. It is a great place for browsing in antique galleries and art and craft shops. The Launceston airport lies between Evandale and Launceston. You can also visit other historic towns nearby including Longford and Westbury. A short drive into Launceston will offer you a host of street-side cafes, boutique shops and leafy city parks. You can also head down the Tamar Valley Wine Route to sample some of Tasmania's finest cool climate wines.
The market is open every Sunday from 0800 to 1400. Evandale is located just 15 km south of Launceston.




Falls Park,
Logans Road
Evandale, TAS, 7212

Located 22.5K from Epping Forest

Epping Forest: Events

Festival of Roses


Woolmers Estate is a unique and fascinating reflection of colonial life in Tasmania and is one of the most
historically significant heritage properties in Australia. Woolmers will be displaying over thousands of roses, Antique Fair, Art Exhibition together with showcasing local produce. Over 80 stalls ranging from wine, food,
jewellery, art and crafts. Special Guests are Ben Milbourne, Gardening Guru Angus Stewart and Henry &
Anna from Tasmanian Truffles. There will be guided tours in the rose garden, kite flying, whip cracking, Thomas the Train and much more for family and children.


Event Dates
2018
      18th Nov


Woolmers Lane,
658 Woolmers Lane
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 21.3K from Epping Forest

Evandale Market - Weekly


Let loose the bargain hunter in you as you browse through the wide range of goods for sale.

Come and be a part of one of Tasmania's favourite markets with over a 100 stalls including a wide range of wares and high quality crafts, plants, trees, shrubs and garden ornaments and bric-a-brac for every budget. Choose from a wide selection of Tasmanian food products such as jams, sauces, relish and honey.

There are also plenty of food stalls and children's amusements. The Evandale market is a popular country market in historic Evandale, located just 15 kilometres south of Launceston.

Evandale is a lovely Georgian village with well-preserved cottages, houses, churches, inns and shops.

It is a great place for browsing through the antique galleries and art and craft shops in the village.


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Falls Park,
Russell Street
Evandale, TAS, 7212

Located 22.5K from Epping Forest

Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships


The wheels of time turn back 100 years as the historic village of Evandale plays host to The Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships.
The Evandale Village Fair is held annually and features a full program of Penny Farthing racing including the National Penny Farthing Championship.
Penny farthing enthusiasts converge on Evandale from throughout Australia and overseas to vie for a series of races, held on a triangular circuit in the centre of the village. Market stalls and a variety of entertainments are situated in the streets and parks surrounding the race circuit, creating the ambience of a colonial country fair.
The event includes the Penny Farthing Food Fest in Pioneer Park, a wide variety of stalls offering craft, bric-a-brac and cycling memorabilia, street entertainers, clowns, music, displays of veteran and vintage cars, traction engines and horses and carriages. plus pony rides for the children and puppet shows.


Event Dates
2019
      23rd Feb


Russell Street
Evandale, TAS, 7212

Located 22.7K from Epping Forest

Clarendon Road Race


The Road Race is held over 30km. Starting from Evandale the race heads south through Nile before turning back to the finish at historic Clarendon Homestead. The fastest riders take just over an hour to complete the course, with many riders opting for the more leisurely social ride from Evandale directly to Clarendon.


Event Dates
2019
      24th Feb


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Evandale, TAS, 7212

Located 22.8K from Epping Forest

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