Woolmers Estate, Longford

Built in 1817 and owned by the same family until the 1990s, Woolmers Estate is a World Heritage-listed homestead furnished with period furniture. The complex includes a number of farm buildings and a rose garden. The estate's shearing shed remains the country's oldest still in use. You can stay overnight at one of the onsite cottages, but be sure to make your arrangements in advance. Using our international travel planner, Longford attractions like Woolmers Estate can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • October 11, 2017
    Probably one of the best kept pieces of Tasmanian history and a tribute to the Archer family. There is also a new, contemporary function center overlooking the property and Rose Garden. Well worth a v...  more »
  • October 10, 2017
    Well worth a visit. More rules here than at other estates but very interesting and informative. lncredible history of family. Wonderful grounds and house  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    What a gem! The last of a 200 year dynasty of Archers William left this property to the people of australia . Everything is there as they lived and died ,truly a unique window to the past. The guided ...  more »
  • May 15, 2017
    There are a number of original (1800s) cottages in the grounds of the estate which sleep up to 6 people. They are cosy, with wood heaters and self contained kitchen. The house cafe does wonderful home made scones with clotted cream and blackberry jam made from their own wild berries! A new visitors' centre is to open mid 2017 which will complement the existing facilities.
  • September 21, 2017
    Fantastic Convicts to Classisc Car & Bike Show last weekend.
  • September 19, 2017
    Amazing to be able to wander around this 200yr okd homestead.
  • April 13, 2017
    Very interesting. Great display of history inside and outside. Good tour guides
  • September 22, 2016
    One of the oldest, most comprehensive and best preserved rural properties in Australia - this is a unique national treasure. It could be even more complete with accounts of interaction between this very early British settler family, the environment and the aboriginal inhabitants. Congratulations and thanks to all the volunteers.

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