Very cool place but sad we missed that the house was closed for the month and we missed the tour of the main house by 3 days. Check the website!
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After a recommendation from a friend, I made Woolmers a "must do" on my whistle stop day trip from Hobart to Launceston. I wasn't disappointed, and was lucky enough to be the one person on the guided tour I took, on a quiet Sunday afternoon...More
The purpose of my visit was to explore the convict history as Woolmers Estate has world heritage listing for its role in the convict assignment system. The tour was all about the Archer family and only very briefly were convicts mentioned. And the house is...More
One of Tasmania's colonial homestead, beautiful gardens - all very English as you would expect. Gardens are especially beautiful in Spring and Autumn
Great experience. Cosy, very old cottage with wood fire heating and upstairs king bedroom with a dormer window. Great facilities including washer, dryer and fully equipped kitchen. Only oversight was lack of internet, but understandable due to isolation and spread of units. We got a...More
A wonderful legacy of how the family lived, all 5 generations of this family. A great amount of knowledge from our tour guide Norma who was happy to show us how this family got by. Well worth a visit
We visited the estate with friends from overseas. The gardens were beautiful. We enjoyed our walk through the rose garden and various outbuildings. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The site has a fascinating convict heritage which is well worth discovering. The views...More
Travelling in Tassie for business in Launceston I went for something a little different and stayed in the Coachman's Cottage at Woolmers. The property is amazing, having it to yourself in the late afternoon after the visitors are gone is fantastic. It's a bit of...More
The walk from Brickendon took about 30 minutes and had informative signs along the way. Gardens and buildings at Woolmers were very beautiful. Scones, jam and cream were very good, and plunger coffee was excellent. They even had Gluten Free scones on request.
We spent the night before the tour there and had the place to ourselves. we had a great wander around the place and walked over to the family's adjoining estate across the river. A lovely evening. The next day we took the guided tour and...More