Slip into Oatlands off the Heritage Highway - a small country village with a big personality, seamlessly blending the past with the present. Beckoning with wide, tree-lined streets and calming ambience, Oatlands offers visitors the opportunity to connect with its heritage in an authentic environment while enjoying all the benefits of contemporary township services.
With the largest collection of Georgian sandstone buildings in Australia, Oatlands is breathtakingly beautiful and full of fascinating stories.
Visit the amazing landmark Callington Mill – the only fully restored and working Lincolnshire wind driven flour mill in the Southern Hemisphere which produces flour from the wheat, spelt and buckwheat, grown bylocal farmers.
The main street boasts original buildings which have been reinvented as retail outlets, galleries, cafes and accommodation, and there’s every chance you’ll uncover a treasure at an antique shop or find some jaw-dropping local art and craft.
For nature lovers, Lake Dulverton offers a Bird sanctuary with abundant bird life. There are numerous barbeque facilities situated at the lake and a walking track that follows along the foreshore.
Just an hour from Hobart or an hour-and-a-half from Launceston, Oatlands is a wonderful stop-over while crossing Tasmania or a perfect place to make a base while exploring the region.
For more information call the Heritage Highway Visitor Centre at 1 Mill Lane, Oatlands, on 03 6254 1212 or www.callingtonmill.com.au