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Historic "Lords Hotel" is a Scottsdale icon.
Scottsdale
North Eastern Region
Historic "Beulah House" is now a BB.
Scottsdale
North Eastern Region
Forest Eco Centre
Scottsdale
North Eastern Region
Historic church
Scottsdale
North Eastern Region
Rural scene near Scottsdale
Scottsdale
North Eastern Region
Bridestowe Lavender Farm
Scottsdale
North Eastern Region
Bridestowe Lavender Farm
Scottsdale
North Eastern Region
Bridestowe Lavender Farm
Scottsdale
North Eastern Region
Looking east to the Sideling Range.
Scottsdale
North Eastern Region

SCOTTSDALE, Bridestowe Lavender Farm & Nabowla

SCOTTSDALE is a picturesque, forestry town in north eastern Tasmania. It boasts a pretty streetscape, as well as the Forest Ecocentre and the nearby Bridestowe Lavender farm. It is the largest town in the north east. There are some facililites and accommodation at Scottsdale.

From Scottsdale you are 15 minutes from BRIDPORT and the BRIDESTOWE LAVENDER farm and 20 minutes from DERBY.

You are 50 minutes from WEYMOUTH and WATERHOUSE. You are 60 minutes from POIMENA, St COLUMBA FALLS, GLADSTONE, GEORGE TOWN, LAUNCESTON and St HELENS.

Nearby places are described in the NORTH EAST REGION, BRIDPORT, DERBY, WEYMOUTH and WATERHOUSE pages.


View Region North East in a larger map. Unfortunately, you must go to the Google Page 2 map to see some of my features.

FACILITIES: There are shops, cafes and a hotel at Scottsdale. There is a shop and a restaurant at the Bridestowe Lavender Farm. There is some accommodation at SCOTTSDALE and more accommodation at BRIDPORT.

TOURIST information is located at 96 King Street, Scottsdale, the telephone is (03) 6352 6520 or www.dorset.tas.gov.au

For PRIVATE GUIDED TOURS the telephone is (03) 6352 6520 or www.dorset.tas.gov.au

SIGHTS: Scottsdale is a pretty town that calls itself the centre of the NORTH EAST. This is because many of the other attractions of the north east are an hour away, which makes it relatively central. The driving in the NORTH EAST is on windy, mountain roads with few connector roads. There are some interesting heritage buildings in Scottsdale. The attractions include the;

ROUTES: From LAUNCESTON you reach SCOTTSDALE by driving for one hour east on the A3 Tasman Highway.

From St HELENS you reach Scottsdale by driving west on the A3 Tasman Highway.

From BRIDPORT and the North East Coast you reach Scottsdale by driving south on B84 from BRIDPORT.

Click to see the LARGER PHOTO GALLERY.

  • SCOTTSDALE
  • BRIDESTOWE
  • Nabowla

 

Scottsdale, Tasmania

1/ Scottsdale is a town in north east Tasmania. This photo shows King and George streets, which are the main shopping precinct of Scottsdale. There are a number of interesting buildings in this area.

Scottsdale, Tasmania

2/ The Uniting Church of Scottsdale is an attractive old church in central King Street.

beulah house scottsdale

3/ The Beulah BB at Scottsdale has an almost fairyland, Victorian colors and lines appearance.

Scottsdale, Tasmania

4/ Like many Tasmanian towns Scottsdale has its own old mechanics institute.

Scottsdale, Tasmania

5/ These grand, old palm trees dominate the lower King Street skyline of Scottsdale.

Scottsdale, Tasmania Lords Hotel

6/ This photo shows a classic Victorian building, the Lords Hotel, which dominates the King George Street corner of Scottsdale.

Scottsdale, Tasmania

7/ The Old Court House of Scottsdale is a grand, Victorian building, which now houses the tourist information office. It has a photo history display of the region.

Scottsdale, Tasmania

8/ The Old Court House portico proclaims that it was built in 1881. It shows a creative use of timber styles.

Scottsdale, Tasmania forest Eco Centre

9/ The Forest Eco Centre is on the eastern edge of Scottsdale. It is an innovative, award winning building by Robert Morris, a famous Tasmanian architect. It has very interesting displays about forest products, practices and the history of the industry.

Scottsdale, Tasmania

10/ The farm lands around Scottsdale and the north east are quite picturesque.

Scottsdale, Tasmania

11/ This is the view from the Sideling Lookout looking east towards Scottsdale.

Springfield church

12/ This is the historic church at Springfield. Behind it is a cemetery. Springfield is just a few kilometres north of Scottsdale.

Springfield house

13/ This old house was once owned by a Mr William Edwards, an early pioneer of the Scottsdale area. He ran a hotel on this site called the Vine Grove Hotel. This was infamous for only serving one alcholic drink per customer, per night on the strict orders of Mr Edwards.

 

Bridestowe Lavender Farm Scotsdale

1/ The Bridestowe Lavender Farm is located 15 minutes west of Scottsdale in the north east of Tasmania. It is a very beautiful sight, when the lavender is blooming in December.

Bridestowe Lavender Farm Scotsdale

2/ The Bridestowe Lavender Farm has a well equipped shop and restaurant, which even sells Lavender ice cream.

Bridestowe Lavender Farm Scotsdale

3/ The old oak tree dominates the eastern end of the Bridestowe Lavender Farm.

Bridestowe Lavender Farm Scotsdale

4/ The view back of the Bridestowe Lavender Farm is of rows and rows of beautiful lavender.

Bridestowe Lavender Farm Scotsdale

5/ The east view looks out from the Bridestowe Lavender Farm towards Mt. Stronach.

Bridestowe Lavender Farm Scotsdale

6/ The southern view from the Bridestowe Lavender Farm looks towards the Sideling Range.

Bridestowe Lavender Farm Scotsdale

7/ The lavender fields present interesting combinations of colour and geometry. They also smell of lovely lavender.

Bridestowe Lavender Farm Scotsdale

8/ The view shows recently harvested rows of lavender. The green makes a great contrast to the purple to the right.

Bridestowe Lavender Farm Scotsdale

9/ This view shows another example of colour and geometry in lavender.

Bridestowe Lavender Farm Scotsdale

10/ This view shows the pond at the edge of the property.

 

Nabowla Tasmania

1/ Nabowla is a hamlet west of Scottsdale. It was a much larger town in the 19th Century, when it was the entry point for the nearby Lisle gold field. This photo shows the railway station at Nabowla. Trains no longer use this line. There are no shops at Nabowla.

Nabowla Tasmania

2/ This house in Nabowla may have once been a hotel.

Nabowla Tasmania

3/ This is the late 19th Century town hall of Nabowla.

Nabowla Tasmania

4/ This is a former school, which is now a home.

Nabowla Tasmania

5/ This old church has now also become a home.

church at Nabowla Tasmania

6/ This is the cemetery south of Nabowla. The building was once a school.

meadow near Nabowla Tasmania

7/ There are rich meadows near Nabowla. This photo shows the lovely views you get, when the sun penetrates through the clouds.

Nabowla Tasmania

8/ This photo shows the rich meadow lands of Nabowla.

meadows near Nabowla Tasmania

9/ This photo was taken on the old road to Nabowla. It shows Mount Arthur in the distance.

 

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