Longford

Longford - Launceston Region - Tasmania

Originally known as the Norfolk Plains after settlers were furnished with land grants when they arrived from Norfolk Island. Longford is recognised for its convict-built houses and services Launceston with its rich farming sector where it is ranked as a historic town. Longford is located 24 kilometres south west of Launceston and boasts a 19th century air about it with mesmerising, historic buildings including the unmissable sandstone building of Christ Church, embellished with magnificent stained-glass windows.

The Archer family built up a dynasty with three free-settler estates including Woolmers, Panshangar and Brickendon creating wonderful memories of their proud English origins. Visitors are welcome to browse the art and craft shops and antique galleries or time your visit to include the Blessing of the Harvest Festival in March and the Longford Picnic Day Races in January.

Delight in the simplicity of getting away from it all in historic Longford where visitors can embrace the prospect of serene leisure.


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Bridport Launceston Region
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Campbell Town Launceston Region
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Deloraine Launceston Region
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George Town Launceston Region
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