Tasmania Lavender

Tasmania Lavender
From AUD $2,595.00
  • Duration: 5 Days (approx.)
  • Location: Launceston, TAS
  • Product code: TASLAV23
Lunch in the shade of an enormous spreading English oak, enveloped in the fragrance of arching rows of lavender in
full bloom. Join us for aromatherapy of the botanical kind. We’ve included some beautiful cool climate gardens to give you an inspirational short break.

Monday 2 January 2022
Home – Launceston (D)
Meet your Ross Tour leader at Sydney Domestic Airport for your flight to Launceston, Tasmania. Check into Peppers Silo Hotel located on the banks of the Tamar River. Join your fellow travellers for our Welcome Dinner at the hotel.

Accommodation: Peppers Silo Hotel, Launceston

Tuesday 3 January 2022
Bridestowe Lavender (B/L)
It’s all about lavender today! Endless fields of lavender flowers will take your breath away at Bridestowe, the world’s largest privately-owned lavender farm. The Ravens family grow true French lavender, the only variety suitable for use in perfume and cooking. Sample Bridestowe’s paddock to plate offerings at our private lunch under the grand oak tree. Spend a relaxing afternoon with Susan Shannon at Waterton Hall, a magnificent 1850’s homestead, on the banks of the Upper Tamar River. Visit the vineyard and taste their cool climate wines in the newly restored convict-built Waterton Hall Barn. Gardens here have been restored; cut flowers, roses and dahlias looking superb! Wander down to the boatshed and hear stories of the days when Waterton was a school for girls, run by nuns!

Accommodation: Peppers Silo Hotel, Launceston

Wednesday 4 January 2022

Mole Creek (B/L)

Mole Creek, in the beautiful upper Mersey Valley, is home to two spectacular gardens. Wychwood, with curved hedges, restored labyrinth,espaliered fruit trees, heritage roses and rare perennials is now in the loving care of new owners who are restoring their vision of Paradise! Meet Deb and Scott Wilson at Old Wesleydale, a classic ‘Arts and Crafts‘garden in perfect harmony with the historic stone house and convict-built outbuildings. This garden is a masterwork of flowering perennials at their peak at this time. Lunch included in the old barn.

Accommodation: Peppers Silo Hotel, Launceston

Thursday 5 January 2022

Woolmers and Brickendon Estates (B/L/D)

Learn the fascinating story of the Archer Family at Woolmers and Brickendon Estates today. Thomas, William and Joseph, settled aroundLongford in early 1800. Woolmers is a unique reflection of colonial life; Brickendon, a complex of early colonial buildings with a Georgian country house. Both have gardens to reflect the period. They are UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites. Lunch is included at Woolmers. Free timethis afternoon in the pretty, historic town of Evandale. Farewell dinner included tonight.

Accommodation: Peppers Silo Hotel, Launceston

Friday 6 January 2022

Launceston – Home (B)

Midday transfer to Launceston airport for your flight home.