Highfield Historic Site

Top choice historic building in Stanley

Built in 1835 for the chief agent of the Van Diemen’s Land Company, this homestead 2km north of town is an exceptional example of domestic architecture of the Regency period in Tasmania. Managed by the Tasmanian Parks & Wildlife Service, it can be visited on a self-guided tour that covers the house, pretty garden and outbuildings including stables, grain stores, workers’ cottages and the chapel.