Evandale is one of the best-preserved historic towns in Australia, known for its 19th century buildings and relatively untouched streetscape, with some buildings dating back to 1809.
Given its rich diversity, it’s worth taking half a day to wander around with a local map. A shorter visit should at least include a walk down the High Street – one of the most attractive historic main streets in Tasmania.
Evandale’s traditional English atmosphere makes it ideally suited to host the National Penny Farthing Championships, held each year in February and attracting enthusiasts from around the world.
Nearby to Evandale is Clarendon House, a grand Georgian mansion owned by the National Trust and one of Australia’s greatest Georgian houses still standing today. This beautiful estate is all convict-built and has formal gardens and grounds, a tree-lined avenue, Italianate facade and restored early colonial outbuildings.
Evandale is a 20-min drive (20 km) from Launceston and just 5 km from Launceston airport.
Evandale is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Northern Midlands in Tasmania, it is located approximately 146kms from the capital Hobart and extends over an area of 108.133 square kilometres. Evandale has a recorded population of 1345 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Hobart.
If you are planning a visit to Evandale we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Evandale and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.