Wander through the convict-built farm village and gorgeous heritage gardens at Brickendon, a property that has been in the Archer family since 1824 and is also a Unesco World Heritage Australian Convict Site. There's animal feeding for the kids at 10.15am, the 2.8km Convict Trail Walk to adjoining Woolmers Estate, and on-site accommodation.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Tasmania attractions

1. Woolmers Estate

1.12 MILES

Part of the Unesco World Heritage Australian Convict Sites listing, this pastoral estate on the Macquarie River was built by Thomas Archer in 1817 and…

3. Town Hall

1.54 MILES

Longford's old Town Hall (1880) is fronted by sturdy Corinthian pilasters.

6. Water Tower

6.68 MILES

As you enter town from the north you'll see this castle-like red-brick water tower (1896), which encloses a convict-dug tunnel designed to supply water to…

8. St Andrews Anglican Church

6.81 MILES

Sometimes referred to as 'the other St Andrews' (there are two churches of this name in Evandale), this building with its soaring spire dates from 1872…