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Explore one of Australia's grandest rural colonial estates set in 7 hectares of beautiful riverside parklands. This Georgian country mansion with Italianate facade and servants' quarters has a heritage walled garden, farm outbuildings, a rare avenue...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
234 Clarendon Station Road | Nile, Evandale, Tasmania 7212, Australia
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Although some important restoration work has occurred (like a new roof) and she's getting a new coat of paint, it's a shame the entrance stairs require masonry repair which is why there's no access to them. The replica wallpaper in the dining room is stunning...More

Thank Wanderlustz123
Reviewed 26 June 2018

An elegant estate lovingly cared for & serviced by local volunteers. Of our now 6 visits to TAS since 2012 we have returned here some 6 or 7 times. Special days like Mother's Day where not only the house & tearooms were operating but a...More

Thank mtpockets95
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We visited today and had a wonderful visit to the homestead and garden areas. Well worth a visit if you are in the area. Entry was $25 per adult and represented good value. Allow 1 to 2 hours and take a free tour.

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Completed in 1838, this three storey mansion was built in a range of styles, mostly with Georgian Influences. There is much beautiful furniture here, and the best part is that they welcome you to experience it first hand - you are allowed to touch, sit...More

3  Thank travelling-pianist
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This 'manor house' is described in some guide books as being akin to that which was pictured in 'Gone With the Wind'. It is a throwback to the age of country houses which dominated the countryside. There are good displays of furniture and (particularly) the...More

Thank KBofLB
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The house and grounds are lovely and the volunteers/staff are obviously passionate about the place. Your visit starts with a 10/15 min talk about the history and owners and then you can wander around yourself. It is great to be able to touch and sit...More

Thank natclay
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Clarendon is about 30 minutes outside of Launceston, it's a country estate and slowly being restored to its former grandeur. The rooms are well presented and you're encourage to interact with the pieces there, one of the upstairs rooms even has period clothes for those...More

Thank Mathilda J
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Mum and I drove from Hobart to Launceston a few days ago and decided we would go to Clarendon House on the way back - we checked their opening days and hours to ensure we wouldn’t miss it. This morning we left Launceston to come...More

3  Thank Mandz03
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is an old house with a difference, You can open the cupboards and drawers and touch or sit on the furniture, very different to most stately old homes. It gives you a real sense of what it was like to live there in a...More

Thank pat542
Reviewed 17 October 2017

It's like going back in time ,the national trust has done a great job of restoring it the grounds are amazing so much to see we loved it.

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