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What a Gem

We found this working farm fascinating history. We arrived in time for feeding the animals and our... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Buderim, Australia
A Trip into the Past

For a person interested in history this was a treat. The accomodation is good and it is situated... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Beverley R
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Longford, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We found this working farm fascinating history. We arrived in time for feeding the animals and our daughter loved the wide range of farm animals roaming freely. We wandered freely following our written notes. This is a place rich in history! How refreshing that it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

For a person interested in history this was a treat. The accomodation is good and it is situated within a working farm There are signs to indicate past history and farm practises.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Beverley R
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I visited the Brickendon Convict Site for $12, and found that visiting the gardens of the homestead about a km away was also included. Really enjoyed my afternoon here.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank OzAnniesTravels
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Working estate, you need to visit the Historic side of the farm to get instructions to the estate. The gardens could have been better looked after.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thedeaths
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We stayed in the cottage several years ago for two nights and really enjoyed the experience especially waking up to sheep grazing in the adjoining paddock. Last weekend we attended the 200 year celebration at Woolmers and as a part of that we were given...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ginandtonic70
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Not only is the accommodation terrific at Brickendon You can wander at will and investigate all the old buildings that have been left untouched. Investigate the history of the last almost two hundred years. Workers and owners always very helpful and friendly. We were lucky...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

I was really impressed at the way they told the convict story at Brickendon Estate down to listing the names of the convicts that worked their. My visit to Brickendon gave me a great insight into the convict assignment system. And I loved the way...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Duncan E
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Interesting collection of buildings including barns and a church which formed part of the Brickendon estate which had convict workers. Across the road and up a drive is the house and gardens. Both are included in the admission. As it's near Launceston airport this is...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 November 2016

How lucky was I that good friends opted to get married here rather than in Brisbane their hometown. Even better that I stayed in 1 of the adorable little cottages to take in the full wonder of the Estate. Such a charming place to visit,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Ripper_Family
Reviewed 4 June 2016

The tour of the gardens around this majestic house were beautiful. The house has been looked after by descendents of the original inhabitants. Unfortunately it is not ooen for viewings as it is currently inhabited.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank magpiegirl036
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