Highfield Historic Site, Stanley

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A sprawling stone mansion set among vividly colored gardens, Highfield Historic Site takes you back to a bygone era. Flowers, gravel paths, seaside views, and well-preserved historic constructions are the hallmarks of this idyllic location on Tasmania’s beautiful northwest coast. The house itself was built in the Regency style, and retains the geometric elegance of that particular brand of architecture. Using our world travel planner, Stanley attractions like Highfield Historic Site can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A great insight into the families that occupied this area and into the convict era. We really do have it good! In some of the rooms you will hear audio recordings that help paint an even more in depth...  more »
  • This gives a fascinating insight into the early history of Tasmania and the beginnings of the Van Diemen's Land Company. The house is very stylish, the gardens very pleasant and snippets of history ar...  more »
  • This is must see while in Stanley. The sympathetic restoration is great and there are numerous interesting audio recordings and written pieces for a self-guided tour  more »

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