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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.

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.

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.

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.

Westbury

Westbury is an attractive town renowned for its English country character, unique Village Green and Town Common, hawthorn hedges, historic buildings, and friendly people. It is 30 minutes drive from Launceston and 45 minutes from Devonport.

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.

Jackeys Marsh

Jackeys Marsh is an enclosed mountain valley situated at the base of the most northern edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. It has significant natural and cultural heritage values.

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