Another find was "Peppercorn Gallery", this was originally known as "Mill cottage.Mill Cottage was built in 1850 as a shop for the Moran sisters, and since then, has been a bootmakers, dressmakers, piano school, and in late 1970's, Richmond's first tea-room. Today, it is an excellent Gallery of very high standard Arts and Crafts, very nice work...more
Wandering around Richmond, I found many delightful old cottages that have been lovingly restored to their earlier glory. One of them was "Bridge cottage," built in 1823 to accommodate the sergeant in charge of the construction of the Richmond Bridge and the Village’s arms store. The cottage is a Bed & Breakfast now, and you can stay in the fully...more
The Richmond Arms Hotel was formerly known as the Commercial Hotel (1888)This hotel was built to replace the earlier “Lennox Arms” which was burnt to the ground by fire, with only the stables surviving. The Stables are now used for accommodation. In 1972, the name was changed to “Richmond Arms” I haven't had a meal here at the Bistro, but...more
The Information centre is at "Old Hobart Town" It would be a good idea to pick up a detailed brochure on the walk, then go for a walk by yourself............OR........ you can do a guided 45 minute tour with a "nice convict" for $10........bookings are essential. They also have a 'GHOST TOUR' which takes 2 hours and costs $25, leaves from Bakery...more
Well, if you have read some of my other tips, you will realize that I rather like miniature villages. Old Hobart town was a little different, in that they gave you a piece of paper with different scenes of what people were doing or places in the village to find in the display, I though this was a great idea, as it made you look hard, and take in...more
The original building, which is on the northern side of the complex, was built to house convict work gangs and locals who had commited minor crimes. In 1832, additions were made, east and west wings, and a gaolers house, thus making it a square. The East wing contained the cookhouse and women's quarters, the west wing, solitary cells and an office....more
THE OLDEST BRIDGE IN AUSTRALIA. Richmond Bridge , which was completed being built in 1825, is a symbol of Tasmania's convict heritage. The sandstone arches of Australia's oldest known large stone arch bridge, span Tasmania's Coal River. There are quite a few convict stories relating to it, one of them, that it is haunted by GhostsRichmond Bridge...more
Old Hobart Town is a model of Habart in 1820. Built from orginal plans, it is an accurate look at life in Tasmania's capital city during this era.This unique Historical Model Village is a result of three years full time work by John and Andrew Quick who are the owner operators. The model itself has been largely reconstructed from original plans...more
Delightful converted accommodation, as short walk from town centre. Extremely friendly owners.more
15 Gunning Street, Richmond, 7025, Australia
Good for: Couples
23a Franklin St, Richmond, 7025, Australia
Good for: Couples
AUD21 for couple of hours of tour. kinda reasonable price for those who cannot drive (like me). meeting point is at eye's catching Wharf. Friendly staffs and drivers.
A lot of people make Teddy Bears and enter them in shows.
In Richmond, there are a few Teddy Bear shops to have a browse through.
One I really loved, was “TEDDIES ON THE GREEN”
It is located in the MILLER’S COTTAGE (c1837) The Miller’s Cottage was associated with the Providence Mill (c1830) which sadly is no longer standing, being demolished in 1908.