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Bridestowe Lavender Estate

Closes in 29 min: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Views still lovely out of season

Best of all, visit when the lavender is in flower, but still good the rest of the year because of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Launceston, Australia
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Lavender oil

Nice cafe with a friendly cat that will jump on your lap!!! At this lavender shop you can find a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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“full bloom”(45 reviews)
Bridestowe Lavender Estate is one of the world's largest fine lavender farms. It grows, harvests and distills over 120 acres of the world's most desirable lavender in picturesque rows, all open to the public. There is an onsite cafe, retail and...more
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296 Gilliespies Rd | Nabowla, Tasmania 7260, Australia
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All reviews lavender ice cream full bloom flowering season rows and rows teddy bear gift shop is guided tour beautiful fields early january worth a visit avoid the crowds beautiful sight free tour pancakes free entry lovely place to visit purple
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such a lovely atmosphere, the rows of lavender views from the hill are so beautiful. The restaurant is relaxing, we had brown bread toasted ham/cheese. The lavender ice cream is creamy and delicious.i loved the gift shop, large variety. The young ladies who staff the...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best of all, visit when the lavender is in flower, but still good the rest of the year because of the fine surrounding landscape. Forget-me-nots, tulips, cherry blossoms and other spring flowers are pretty around the site right now. The gift shop has lots of...More

Thank Kittie01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Estate is simple yet very impactful. A fabulous view of the countryside, and especially when the lavender is in bloom. The fragrance is incedible. I loved the gift shop and the many lovely gifts they had on display. Their oil is one of the...More

1  Thank Genia F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cafe with a friendly cat that will jump on your lap!!! At this lavender shop you can find a bottle of 100ml of lavender oil with reasonable price while everywhere else will be stocking with small bottles.

1  Thank chieo2501
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No flowers or even a hint of greenery but enjoyed our visit as part of tour. Can’t comment on cost as was all included in tour but would love to come back and see it in bloom.

Thank Oztraveldoonan
Reviewed 13 July 2018

The place is pretty when the flowers our out but it is expensive. For people visiting the area it is not that convenient to get to and when you do arrive you have to pay just to drive onto the site. We were there on...More

2  Thank scott712016
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Was in the area and had a discount voucher so despite being off season thought we'd check out the cafe and gift shop. Between us and our friends we tried the tomato soup, toasted sandwiches, savoury scones, pork sliders and pancakes. All very tasty and...More

2  Thank Darryl B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Visited in February at the end of the flowering season so may not have been at its best but still an amazing sight. A small $10 fee and a guided tour gave an insight into the cultivation, processing and history of the estate and of...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The purple field is not up as I was there during May, a pity but still a sight to behold! I agreed that this place is amazing as it seems, just go and you definitely will never regret! Oh, and the cat who personally escort...More

2  Thank adesmond2
Genevieve H, Communications & Marketing Manager at Bridestowe Lavender Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. It sounds like you met Leon! Would you believe he was a tiny scrappy stray we found in January, and now he is basically running the place. So pleased you enjoyed your visit and hopefully you will be able...More

Reviewed 24 May 2018

We missed the flowering but the fields of lavender plants are still a sight to behold. We opted to self-guide and found that we learned heaps about the history of the place and the processes involved in distillation etc. We all found it very interesting...More

3  Thank Stephen D
Genevieve H, Communications & Marketing Manager at Bridestowe Lavender Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Thank you so much for your great review. Really happy you enjoyed the history and experience of Bridestowe, even in the quieter months. Thanks again.

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Moari M
1 September 2018|
Response from JRR1973 |
Hi Michael. It is likely that the flowers will be harvested by then. Typically the flowering season is December and January of every year. There is some variance due to seasonal changes. Cheers.
พริม จ
17 June 2018|
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Response from M7799RCdeborahc | Reviewed this property |
The shop will be open to customers but the lavender is not flowering at this time of year. I enjoyed our visit in April- no fields of flowering lavender at that time but a lovely outlook