Highfield Historic Site, Stanley

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Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
A sprawling stone mansion set among vividly colored gardens, Highfield Historic Site takes you back to a bygone era. Flowers, gravel paths, seaside views, and well-preserved historic constructions are the hallmarks of this idyllic location on Tasmania’s beautiful northwest coast. The house itself was built in the Regency style, and retains the geometric elegance of that particular brand of architecture. Using our world travel planner, Stanley attractions like Highfield Historic Site can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Highfield is a a beautiful estate perched high on a headland overlooking the town and coatst around Stanley. Well curated and rich with information about the sometimes challenging and troubled past...  more »
  • Although Highfield House is an interesting and well presented step back in time to the days of the Van Diemen Company, it seems disrespectful that indigenous Australians (and others) should have to...  more »
  • Great piece of Tasmanian history that I never knew about. Beautifully restored. Lovely gardens and interesting out buildings especially the school/chapel. Excellent views of The Nut from here.
  • Excellent spent a few hours here.sad era of our past but preserved.excellent receptionist.

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