Scamander, Falmouth & Cornwall
Nearby: St HELENS, SWANSEA, POIMENA, ORFORD, MARIA ISLAND, FREYCINET, St COLUMBA FALLS, BICHENO, EAST COAST REGION
- St MARYS
1/St Marys is located near the east coast of Tasmania. St Marys has a number of heritage buildings like this grand, Victorian hotel.
2/ The railway station at St Marys was built in 1886. It is one of the oldest and best preserved in Tasmania. The peak on the right is St Patricks Head.
3/ St Marys has a number of shops and fine houses.
4/ This house, on the eastern side of St Marys, looks beyond to St Patricks Head.
5/ This heritage church of St Marys has an usual front overhang.
6/ St Marys sits at the base of St Patricks Head.
7/ St Marys is located in the beautiful Fingal Valley. This photo is looking north from near Tullochgorum. The distant mountain is the Ben Lomond Plateau.
8/ Tullochgorum is where gold was first discovered in Tasmania in 1852. This railway station once serviced a large boom town.
1/ Scamander is a beach side town just north of St Marys on the east coast of Tasmania. It has two noteworthy bridges.
2/ This is a long range view of the Scamander Bridge and township to the right.
3/ The Scamander Beach Hotel is an icon of the town and is very close to the beach.
4/ This is the view as you walk across the park towards the beautiful, white sands of Scamander Beach.
5/ This is the breathtaking view towards the northern end of the Scamander Beach.
6/ This is the view towards the south of Scamander. Falmouth is on the distant horizon at the right.
7/ Henderson Lagoon is a major bird sanctuary. It begins just south of Scamander.
1/ Falmouth is a beach locality south of Scamander. This is the long range view of Falmouth taken from south of Scamander. Falmouth is in the centre of the distant shore.
2/ This is the view looking east towards the entrance to the large Henderson Lagoon.
3/ This is the view looking south towards Four Mile Creek. The distant point is Ironhouse Point.
4/ This is the narrow entrance to Henderson Lagoon. I doubt that boats could enter through it.
5/ This view is looking north across the entrance to Henderson Lagoon.
6/ This is looking north towards distant Scamander.
7/ This view is looking south at the Falmouth locality. The houses on the hill have a great view across the sea.
8/ This view is looking south at the many beach houses stretched along the beach and coves.
9/ This view is looking north west at Falmouth Beach. Beyond it is the Henderson Lagoon.
10/ Henderson Lagoon is a major bird sanctuary near Falmouth. Here you can see flocks of pelicans.
11/ The streets of the Falmouth have a deep, timeless, peacefulness about them.
1/ This is a photo of a quaint heritage church with an ancient grave yard located south of Cornwall.
2/ This is a photo of a heritage estate south of Cornwall. Unfortunately, it was not open to the public.
3/ This is the hamlet of Cornwall looking south towards the Fingal Valley.
4/ This is a telephoto view of the Fingal Valley to the south of Cornwall.
5/ This is an attractive Victorian cottage in Cornwall.
6/ This is looking towards the forests north of Cornwall.
7/ Cornwall has some Victorian cottages now available for restoration.
1/ Seymour is a beach holiday hamlet north of Bicheno. It has a lovely white sand beach. However, you should always check on the safety rating of a beach before you swim in it. This image looks south down the beach from the hamlet.
2/ Between 1860 and 1960 there was a large coal mine near the beach. These stumps are all that remain of the pier that the coal was exported from.
3/ This was the only standing structure that we found on the site of the old coal mine. It probably housed a large machine. A tree had completely taken over the structure.
4/ This concrete structure must have housed some machinery in the old days.
5/ This image looks west across the site of the Seymour coal mine complex. The area was full of dangerous holes and fragile surfaces. In the last six decades the structures were cannabalised or moved resulting in this strange disturbed landscape.