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Clarendon House

234 Clarendon Station Road | Nile, Evandale, Tasmania 7212, Australia
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Explore one of Australia's grandest rural colonial estates set in 7 hectares of beautiful riverside parklands. This Georgian country mansion with Italianate facade and servants' quarters has a heritage walled garden, farm outbuildings, a rare avenue of Elms, and is also home to the Australian Fly Fishing Museum, Costume Museum and the Norfolk Plains Heritage Centre photo and family history collection. Includes conservatory tearooms & gift shop. PLEASE NOTE! The house itself is closed until January 2016 for the installation of a new roof and refurbishment. Parklands and gardens, Fly Fishing Museum and Heritage Centre will be open from September 2015 - check website for details. From January 2016 a new range of tours and a theatre experience will be available - ring the visitor centre for details.
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“national trust” (13 reviews)
“historic home” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
234 Clarendon Station Road | Nile, Evandale, Tasmania 7212, Australia

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Clarendon House was the first stop on our trip from Launceston to Hobart via the Heritage Highway and was by far the highlight of our road trip. The house is overwhelmingly lavish, the donated art and furniture really add to the feeling of walking...More

Thank AnnaHiggins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience looking through this stately house. We were greeted at the door by a wonderful National Trust volunteer who took us into the sitting room to give us an overview of the property, and advising us we could "touch" or "open"...More

Thank Bern56
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Clarendon House has definitely improved its visitor experience since we last visited several years ago. To start with, the improved road signage means the place is now easy to find. There is now a short talk given by the guides so you can understand about...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Only a couple of rooms have been restyled (badly - note the awful wallpaper) and the guide new her stuff but couldnt stick with the program (talked in circles and drove us crazy). She didnt tell us but you can actually just do this yourself....More

Thank VickiVN
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Every year l travel back to Clarendon to view the gardens and immerse myself in the history surrounding this majestic National Trust property. Obviously it has an enthusiastic team behind it as it continues to be loved and utilised. Every visit l see something different...More

Thank carisbrook77
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Having lived in Evandale for some time, I can thoroughly recommend a visit to Clarendon House by any visitor to the area. It is like taking a trip back in time into our history & heritage. A Heritage listed building only gets better as ongoing...More

Thank NovaAustralia
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We had not even made our entrance and a lovely lady welcomed us into the cafe and explained the process of entry.Tickets paid for we set off for the front door of the house and followed our instructions by using the rather large door knocker...More

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Had heard many good reports of Clarendon House so had to see for ourselves while we were so close by in Evandale for the day. Only one other couple was there while we walked around, so not many tourists to compete with.A volunteer tour guide...More

Thank Mim L
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing old house from tassies and australias brief history. It is an ongoing restoration run by the National trust. The volunteers are excellent and the house is an interesting view into the riches of the 1800's. The gardens and outbuildings are great...More

Thank rodgtraveller
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

A must see when you visit Tasmania. A gorgeous house built in 1938 as well as most of the outbuildings, all set in a beautiful park. Owned by the National Trust and historically significant. When you enter the main house a guide will give you...More

Thank BevPete1
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