town in Tasmania, Australia

Not to be confused with Campbelltown or Campbeltown.

Campbell Town is a small but picturesque town in Northeast Tasmania that makes a pleasant stop if you're driving the 200 km from Hobart to Launceston.

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Campbell Town is 45 mins from Launceston via the Midland Highway, which is mostly a freeway until Perth. From Hobart, just take the National Highway 1, but north this time, and this route is not a freeway north of Bagdad. There's no airport in Campbell Town, nor is there a train service.

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  • 1 Heritage Highway Museum and Visitor Information Centre, 75 High Street. M-F: 10AM–3PM. Local history museum housed in the town hall. Free - and well worth the entry!.
  • 2 Valentine Park, High St. Park with toilets, kid's play facilities and monument to the 1874 transition of Venus observations.
  • 3 Blackburn Park. Park with BBQ and play facilities, with a view of the Red Bridge.

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The Grange, the former residence of Dr William Valentine, is now the town meeting center and function hall.
  • 1 Campbell Town Agricultural Show. 2 days in early June. Oldest agricultural show in Australia, founded in 1838. $10 ($55 annual membership admits 2 adults and 2 children both days).
  • 2 Campbell Town Golf Club. 9 hole course, with rare orchids in the rough.

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  • IGA supermarket and JJ's Bakery are on King Street, near the museum.

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  • 1 Ivy on Glenelg, 9 Glenelg Street. B & B with some self catering facilities, in a house built in 1838. from $145.

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Routes via Campbell Town
PerthLaunceston N   S  RossHobart
END W B34 E  Lake LeakeA3 jcn near Swansea

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