Twamley Farm, Buckland

Twamley Farm is a 7,000 acre working farm situated on the Tea Tree Rivulet just outside of Buckland. The Turvey family has been operating Twamley Farm since 1874. The original sandstone homestead built in 1842 sits at the top of the valley and is a former home to famous 19th century Tasmanian artist and writer Louisa Anne Meredith. Twamley Farm began offering a visitor experience through farm visits and accommodation in November 2015.

Twamley Farm offers fully self-contained accommodation in beautifully restored historic buildings including extensive gourmet mini bar, full breakfast provisions featuring local Tasmanian produce, gourmet picnic packs available on request for exploring the farm or visiting Maria Island.

There is a range of walks, mountain bike trails and mountain bikes for guest use. These are well sign posted and are of a varying degree of difficulty.

Farm activities allow guests to....

Interact with working dogs, pet lambs, sheep, cows etc, explore the shearing shed and barnyard to learn about day to day activities of a working farm.

Guests can explore the historic farm buildings, including the shearing shed, original Black Smith’s Shop, Shearers’ Hut and discover a number of old ruins from early settlers.

There is also an airstrip and hangar for recreational aircraft/pilots to fly-in for the day or stay overnight.

Twamley Farm offers an authentic Tasmanian working farm experience. It has been developed to offer experiences that allow visitors to explore and discover on their own. Day to day farm life and activities carry on around visitors. Visitors can choose to interact, participate and immerse in farm life or simply relax, indulge and observe.
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  • We stayed in The Stables. Fire was great, and it was cool enough to have it on. The kitchen has everything you need, and the pre-made meals were good. The farm was great for exploring, with nice...  more »
  • Twamley Farm is an extraordinary experience starting with the farm itself, the convict history behind the buildings and the Paddock to Plate story was exceptional. They offer accommodation to...  more »
  • Built in 1840. Solid stone. Exposed timber. Every detail attended to for your comfort. Beautiful setting on a working farm.
  • Not one single complaint from me - excellent
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