Clarendon is a National Trust property located near Evandale in northern Tasmania. Set in seven hectares on the banks of the South Esk River, Clarendon was the centre of a large pastoral enterprise developed by James Cox. Complete with servants wing and many farm buildings the House is surrounded by extensive gardens and parklands which can be explored. The grand colonial house, built in 1838, is beautifully designed with grand hallways and grand Roman columns at the entrance. Wander the property, where back in the nineteenth century, convict labour ensured the farmland remained well-watered and fertile. The Menzies Restaurant and
Wander the charming Federation Street and see how ordinary people lived more than 100 years ago. Discover the lifestyles and aspirations of our forebears through rooms that are alive with personal treasures, memorabilia and tools of the trade. It is easy to get lost in the charm and detail of the general store or be relieved that, as far as kitchen and laundry appliances go, things have moved on! Explore Burnie's beginnings as a privately owned enterprise and follow its progress through the 19th century in our Early Burnie exhibition. Learn about early exploration and the exploits of the Van
Wilderness Adventure Tasmania is located in Hobart and offers adventurous travel from the mountains to the sea. Do it tough or take it easy. There's scope in Tasmania for every kind of wilderness adventure - from hardy multi-day walks to relaxing day trips from a comfortable base camp. We can arrange them all, in an area of the state that best suits your needs. Celebrated photographer, bushwalker, mountaineer and adventurer Richard Bennett has a lifetime of experience in Tasmania's wild country. Richard will personally plan and organise your itinerary, making sure that your trip is memorable and successful.