Walks and Wine in Launceston 

Well I didn’t mean to take a full week off of blogging but I started this post last Tuesday and between a baby demanding my attention and subpar internet service I didn’t get around to finishing it until Saturday. #momlife

When I left off last week two weeks ago, we were just leaving Cradle Mountain and heading towards Launceston. We pulled into a rainy Launceston mid afternoon and quickly checked into our Airbnb, which was a loft in a historical building downtown (pictured below). Then we drove around to get our bearings and see the city. We had spent a day there on our last trip but stayed in a different area.

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Since the weather was pretty gloomy we decided to just duck into a cute pub, King’s Bridge Bar, by the river for a drink and to plan out the following day’s adventures. Leighton really enjoyed herself.

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After swinging by the grocery store for soup and sandwich supplies, we headed “home” for a cozy night in while it poured outside. The next morning Leighton was bundled up and ready to go!

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The weather had cleared so we headed to Cataract Gorge for a scenic walk. We parked in the city and walked to the entrance.

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One of the first sights in the park were these guys…

We walked all around the beautiful river gorge and saw some cute kangaroos along the way.

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After our long walk we ate a delicious breakfast at Stillwater and then headed to the Tamar Valley.

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First stop was the Bay of Fires Winery where we enjoyed a tasting and then some photographs in the vineyard.

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Next winery we visited was Dalrymple Wines, where we really enjoyed the company of the sommelier and stayed for a while chatting away.

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Last stop of the day was Tamar Ridge and from there we headed back into town. That evening we enjoyed a casual dinner at Saint John Craft Beer Bar before calling it a night.

The next morning we packed up our apartment while Leighton barked orders.

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We grabbed a quick breakfast and took a stroll around town.

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I fell in love with Launceston on our last trip and wrote a whole post with photos of the town. This time I spent more time just enjoying our walk, but I did manage to snap a few pictures.

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After our walk we loaded up and headed to the east coast of Tassie to see some coastline, but more on that next week…

Linking up with my lovely friends at Wanderful Wednesday: LaurenMarcellaVan and Isabel.

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10 thoughts on “Walks and Wine in Launceston 

  1. We zoomed through Launceston briefly when we visited Tassie but had no time to stop 😦 I’d love to go back, it looks like you all had a great time. And look at Leighton being all precious!

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