Historic Richmond

As Tasmania's most important historic town, Richmond is one of the state's most popular destinations, the perfect base for exploring Tasmania's South East. Historic, romantic, family friendly, a hub for food and wine lovers with its fresh food and fine wines, grown in fertile soils under the world's cleanest air.

Good examples of Tasmania's stark convict heritage and beautiful historic buildings. The town is as elegant today as it was in the 1820's, when it was an important military staging post and convict station linking Hobart with Port Arthur.

Nestled in the Coal River Valley, this classified historic town is famous for its Georgian architecture. The stone buildings now house galleries, teashops, craft boutiques and museums, offering every convenience and luxury to the modern visitor.