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Hadspen

Hadspen is a delightful township on the banks of the South Esk River. It has a mix of modern homes that are popular with young families, and wonderful colonial buildings dating back as far as 1820.

Chudleigh

Chudleigh is named after a village in Devon, England. It is a small, pretty village set in beautiful countryside between Mole Creek and Deloraine. Chudleigh's history is bound up with one well-known character, Henry Reed, who had a large property there in 1837.

Meander

Meander is a small rural settlement set amongst some of Tasmania's most beautiful scenery. As you enter Meander from Stocker's Plains you are faced with the imposing rim of the Great Western Tiers - spectacular, especially in winter when the tops are covered in snow.

Hagley

A small village of 150 people, Hagley is located approximately 30 minutes from Launceston and 25 minutes from Deloraine.

Carrick

Great examples of this include St Andrews Church (1848), Balmoral (1851), The Old Watchhouse (1837), Carrick Inn (1833) and the Old Mill House (1867), where the picturesque Liffey River crosses the western end of the township.

Bracknell

Bracknell is a small, tranquil town set in a beautiful rural landscape under the backdrop of the majestic Great Western Tiers. Originally established to service the needs of the forestry industry, Bracknell is now a service centre for the farming community.

Deloraine

Tasmania's largest inland town, Deloraine is surrounded by classic 'English-style' countryside of rolling green hills, hedgerows, and working farms, and sits at the foothills of the famous Great Western Tiers, which form the northern edge of the World Heritage Central Plateau region.

Prospect Vale

The suburb of Prospect Vale is situated on the western perimeter of Launceston in Northern Tasmania. It's the perfect place to start your Great Western Tiers adventure if you are traveling from either Hobart or Launceston.

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