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Top Choice Bakery in Ross

Ross Village Bakery

Overdose on savoury carbs, pies and astonishingly tall vanilla slices, plus virtuous soups and salads of all kinds. The owners get up before dawn every day to set the 1860 wood oven blazing. Wood-fired pizzas on Sat…
Top Choice Cafe in Campbell Town


A top refuelling spot is the hyperactive Zeps, serving brekky, panini, pasta, fat pies and good coffee throughout the day, plus impressive pizzas and more substantial mains in the evening. This ain't no blow-through…
Top Choice Books in Campbell Town

Book Cellar

In the vaulted 1833 convict-built cellar of what was once a coaching inn, then a B&B, is the unexpected Book Cellar, specialising in Tasmanian tomes. Grab a coffee and have a browse.
Bridge in Ross

Ross Bridge

The oft-photographed 1836 Ross Bridge is the third-oldest bridge in Australia. Designed by colonial architect John Lee Archer, it was built by two convict stonemasons, Messrs Colbeck and Herbert, who were granted pa…
Historic Building in Oatlands

Callington Mill

Spinning above the Oatlands rooftops, the Callington Mill was built in 1837 and ground flour until 1891. After decades of neglect, with the innards collecting pigeon poo and the stonework crumbling, it's been fully …
Cafe in Oatlands

Feisty Hen Pantry Cafe

How sweet! This diminutive stone cottage out the back of Oatlands Lodge B&B houses a European-style deli-cafe, serving all-day breakfasts, afternoon Devonshire teas, toasted sandwiches, slabs of quiche and slice…
Distillery in Kempton

Old Kempton Distillery

Old Kempton (until recently called Redlands Distillery) set up shop in 2012 at historic Redlands Estate near New Norfolk but has relocated to the equally gorgeous Dysart House (1842) in Kempton. Pull off the highway…
Cafe in Ross

Bakery 31

Home to the Tasmanian Scallop Pie Company, this chipper Ross bakery is a fair way from the coast…but reserve your cynicism and wolf down an excellent curried-scallop pie for lunch. All-day breakfasts and agricultura…
Bridge in Campbell Town

Red Bridge

The convict-built bridge across the slow-moving Elizabeth River at Campbell Town was completed in 1838, making it almost as venerable as the Ross Bridge. Locals call it the Red Bridge because it was built from more …
Landmark in Ross

Four Corners of Ross

The crossroads in the middle of town is known as the Four Corners of Ross, potentially leading your soul in one of four directions: temptation (the Ross Hotel), salvation (the Catholic Church), re-creation (the town…