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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.

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.

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.

Elizabeth Town

Elizabeth Town is a hotspot on the Gourmet Trail, and a favourite stop for commuters traveling between Launceston, Deloraine and Devonport.

Mole Creek

Mole Creek offers some of the richest and most diverse natural wonders of the Great Western Tiers region. Exploration underground reveals the world-class King Solomons and Marakoopa Caves, a major attraction for visitors. Above ground is equally spectacular with natural gems in the mountains, highland plateau and rainforest country of the World Heritage Area. If wildlife is your thing, there's an abundance of native animals on display at Trowunna Wildlife Park; home of the Devil Education and Research Centre.

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.

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.

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