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Tours

Callington Mill is located in the beautiful town of Oatlands, only one hours drive from Hobart, and 1hr and 20 minutes from Launceston, making it an ideal location to stop over on your way or make it your primary base location as you explore other regions around the state.

There is a wonderful range on offer of newly developed tours and package options. Tour operators and visitors are able to pick and choose which tours they wish to participate in. Each tour is priced accordingly, however a package of two tours combined is available for Adult $23, Concession $19, Children $15, Family $45*. If the operator or visitor wishes to include food and beverage into their tour package the price will vary accordingly and is available on application.

Tours can be booked for the mid-morning and/or mid-afternoon timeframe. Bookings can be made through the Oatlands Heritage Highway Visitor Centre or via the booking form to the right.

Tours

Millers Way

This tour is focused on the Callington Mill complex, including climbing the mill tower, and is based upon the theme ‘the fortunes of Callington Mill were as unpredictable as the wind itself’. The Callington Mill complex comprises of the Mill Tower, the Mill Owner’s House, the Miller’s Cottage, the Granary and the Stables.

This tour takes approx  40 minutes.

Cost: Adult $15, Concession $12, Children under 16 $8, Family $40*.

* Family consists of 2 adults and up to 3 children.

Executioner’s Walk

This is a tour of the Oatlands Military Precinct which includes the Gaoler’s Residence, Oatlands Gaol, the Supreme Court House and the Military Barracks site. This tour will commence and conclude at the Oatlands Heritage Highway Visitor Centre located at the Callington Mill.

This tour takes approx  50 minutes.

Cost: Adult $15, Concession $12, Children under 16 $8, Family $40*.

* Family consists of 2 adults and up to 3 children

(minimum: 4 people required and 24hrs notice)

Oatlands Town Tour

This tour encompasses the High St, the main street in Oatlands, the commercial centre and Oatlands three churches. This tour will commence and conclude at the Oatlands Heritage Highway Visitor Centre located at Callington Mill.

This tour takes approx 90 minutes.

Cost: Adult $15, Concession $12, Children under 16 $8, Family $40*.

Minimum of 4 people required and 24hrs notice.

* Family consists of 2 adult and up to 3 children

The Supreme Court House at Oatlands

The Supreme Court House at Oatlands is one of the oldest Supreme Courts in Australia.

This tour tells the story of the Court House and the remarkable events it has witnessed over time.

This tour takes approx 30 minutes, available for advanced bookings only.

(minimum: 4 people required and 24hrs notice)

 There is a fee to take part in this tour.

The Callington Mill at Oatlands

A much loved landmark and enduring symbol of our enterprising colonial past, the Callington Mill self guided walk includes the Mill Complex and additional information that complements the Interpretation featured in the Mill Owners House. It does not include entry into  the Mill Tower.

 

The Military Precinct at Oatlands

The township of Oatlands grew up around the Military Precinct. This walking tour takes the visitor around the key Military sites of Oatlands including the Supreme Court House, the Gaol, the Commissariat Store and the Old Barracks. Each stop has interpretation on site.

This tour is free.

Walking tour of Oatlands

Included in the ‘Welcome to Oatlands’ Visitor Brochure is a walking tour of Oatlands, focussing on the High St and the history of the buildings over time. This brochure highlights key buildings and will help any visitor gain and insight into this captivating town.

This tour is free.