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New lease of life for original lighthouse vents

15/05/2018

As part of the ongoing conservation of the Cape Bruny and Maatsuyker Island lighthouses, a team effort has been underway to restore the original bronze vents from the lighthouses' lantern rooms.More

Record visitor numbers at Highfield Historic Site

09/05/2018

Visitation numbers at Highfield Historic Site in Stanley have reached a record high, with 12,535 people visiting in the 12 months ending March 2018.More

Cradle Mountain shuttle bus tender awarded

08/05/2018

A new bus fleet featuring environmentally friendly technology and vehicles with improved accessibility and increased capacity will help to meet increasing visitor numbers following the awarding of the tender to McDermott Coaches.More

Hollybank

39. Hollybank Forest

time 15-40 minute return (2km circuit) depending on your choice of track. An information panel is located just inside the reserve entrance.
access Turn into Hollybank Road from road B81, 7km from Lilydale and 19km from Launceston via the suburb of Rocherlea. See map
facilities Toilets, picnic shelters, wood barbecues, gas barbecue and bush cricket pitch (BYO cricket gear).
grade Level 1. Wide tracks with gentle grades are usually dry underfoot.
what to take Group A items
prohibited Dogs are welcome if kept on a leash. Bicycles are not permitted off the formed roads.

Hollybank has spacious picnic facilities nestled amongst ash and pine trees. Walking tracks lead through a mix of native bush and plantation forests. The ash trees, originally planted as a wood supply for cricket bats and tennis racquets, are particularly attractive in autumn.