Friday, July 07, 2006 Discover Tasmania's effervescent East - from Launceston to Hobart Discover Tasmania's effervescent East - from Launceston to Hobart Great website to be able to choose your accommodation around Tasmania.

You'll find Cottages on Charles in Scottsdale - North East Tasmania, fantastic 1880's stone cottages right in the centre of Scottsdale. Both three bedroom ready to just move into with your family and suitcases!


North East Tasmania Holiday

Explore the delights of North East Tasmania Now

When was the last time you visited the North East of Tasmania for a holiday? Never maybe! You are missing out on a great region to enjoy local seafood and wine, some great bush walking, swimming in summer, golf at Barnbougle Dunes and don't forget the local nine hole course either, visiting vineyards and the largest commercial Lavender farm in the southern hemisphere!

The Blue Tier region is fantastic for taking the family for a walk some tracks are easy so take your picnic lunch! When you are on top of the hills you can see the sea!

You shouldn't miss the easy stroll to Ralph's Falls either, its near Ringarooma. There's a barbecue hut and the road keeps going on down to St Columba Falls and Pyengana where there's a great cafe and cheese factory.

We found the accommodation at Platypus Park Country Retreat in Bridport warm, comfortable, affordable, and friendly hosts, who go out of their way to help visitors with local knowledge.

We'll keep you posted on great holiday locations around the state. Let's know if you come across anything exceptional.

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Great Holiday locations

Bridport Tasmania

Bridport is a small coastal town in the north east of Tasmania.
It is a holiday haven for Tasmanians looking for a quiet place to retreat to in the summer. Go fishing, walking, swimming, and just relaxing and changing the routine for a few days or weeks.

Have you played golf at the Barnbougle Dunes links in Bridport Tasmania yet?
Well if you haven't you should come on and try it out ranked 39th in the world shouldn't put you off! It's top of the list of courses people most want to play.

There is affordable accommodation at Platypus Park Country Retreat which is just on the edge of the town situated on 40 acres with fishing dams a river and is family friendly too. The units and cottages are self catering so you can go into town and get some local seafood and other produce to prepare your own feast. They have and organic vegetable garden so you may be able to pick some fresh produce as well.

The local vineyards are 20 minutes down the road where you'll pick up a great Pinot or Chardonay. Lets know if you enjoy your stay there!