About 11km south of Sorell at Forcett, Nonesuch is yet another of Tasmania's new breed of hooch-makers, bottling up dry gin, sloe gin and sloe malt whisky (sloe being a purple-black berry fruit, something akin to a juniper). Open sporadically; call ahead to arrange a visit.

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1. Sorell Fruit Farm

2.52 MILES

Pick your own fruit (including strawberries, raspberries, cherries, apricots, peaches, apples and loganberries) at this intensively planted 5-hectare farm…

2. Barilla Bay Oysters

5.93 MILES

From Seven Mile Beach, follow Surf Rd out past the Hobart Airport runway and around to the left for 2km and you’ll come to Barilla Bay Oyster Farm. One…

3. Frogmore Creek

9.38 MILES

Overlooking the Mt Pleasant Observatory, flashy Frogmore Creek has a smart restaurant serving lunch, along with excellent chardonnay, pinot noir and…

4. Craigow Vineyard

9.65 MILES

This vineyard, 10km south of Richmond, offers tastings in a colonial cottage, across the road from the large, relatively corporate Frogmore Creek. Great…

5. St Luke’s Church of England

9.72 MILES

St Luke's Church of England (1834), down a side street off the main drag, has an impressively castellated tower (and excellent organ).

6. Richmond Gaol Historic Site

9.75 MILES

The northern wing of the remarkably well-preserved jail was built in 1825, five years before the penitentiary at Port Arthur, making it Australia's oldest…

7. Richmond Bridge


This stately and shapely sandstone bridge, with its four arches, is the town’s proud centrepiece. The oldest road bridge in Australia, it was built by…