Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Oatlands, Tasmania

History Set In Stone
Callington Mill, Oatlands

Your first stop, upon entering Oatlands, should be the Heritage Highway Visitor's Centre, in the Callington Mill precinct, where you can pick up a self guided tour map of the town along with a coffee and a snack.

Oatlands sits around 84 km north of Hobart and 115 km south of Launceston, about 1 km off the Midland Highway (you can see the windmill from the highway) and has a (2011 Census) population of 862.

The town has the largest collection of sandstone buildings in a village setting in Australia with 87 original sandstone buildings along the town’s main street.

Get details of the town, including accommodation, points of interest, emergency services, toilets and dump points as well as freedom camping locations at http://www.tasmania.grandpapencil.net/Heritage/oatlands.htm

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