The Convict Trail – Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck
Places to Visit Between Hobart and Eaglehawk Neck
Tasmanian Convict Trail from Hobart to Eaglehawk Neck
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Buckland is home to the St John the Baptist church, with its famous stained glass windows.
Established in 1820.
Established in 1820.
Originally a garrison town, Campbell Town has many historic convict-built features.Established 1821
Established . A small Midlands town, once a coaching stop between Hobart and Launceston.
Established Early 1800s. At the intersection of the North-South and Swansea old coach roads.
Established 1820s. Close to Evandale, Deddington was home to colonial artist John Glover.
Established . Eaglehawk Neck is the narrow stretch of land - and home of the 'dog line'.
Established . Close to Cleveland, Epping Forest was once plagued by bushrangers.
Established 1811. Evandale is a picturesque heritage town on the banks of the South Esk River.
Established 1841. Koonya features many well-preserved historic buildings in an idyllic setting.
Established 1813. With its heritage rural setting, Longford features historic buildings and gardens.
Established 1825. Irish Nationalist William Smith O'Brien stayed on Maria Island.
Established . A small town with several historic homesteads, in a rural setting by the Nile River.
Established . Nubeena has a long maritime history and was a farming outstation for Port Arthur.
Established 1831. Situated at on the Prosser River, Orford is a great holiday and fishing town.
Established Early 1800s. Perth is a relatively large historic town, with many remaining heritage buildings.
Established 1830. The site of the best-known convict settlement in Tasmania.
Established 1841. Premaydena was once the site of the Impression Bay Probation Station.
Established 1823. Richmond is the home of Australia's oldest stone bridge (c. 1823).
Established Mid 1820s. Visitors to Saltwater River can explore the Tasman Peninsula convict coal mines.
Established Mid 1820s. Sloping Main boasts a beautiful beach and some historic homesteads.
Established . White Beach is a quiet spot close to Port Arthur, nestled in Wedge Bay.