John Hart Conservatory within City Park has to be one of our favourite places to visit in Launceston. We did just that during our northern Tasmania adventure recently, and we were not disappointed. The centre of the conservatory was empty this time, with colourful orchids lining just the outside walls under the arched windows. So beautiful.
Launceston City Park: John Hart Conservatory
Gardening enthusiasts should definitely make John Hart Conservatory a priority during any visit to Launceston. The orchids were outstanding, and the immediate surrounds are usually planted with bright and cheerful annuals. Photographers would also be well-pleased with the showcase.
We parked our car (for free AND in the shade) in a three-hour space on Brisbane Street. After our flower-snapping, we walked from Launceston City Park to Pierre’s on George Restaurant for lunch. And we may have visited neighbouring business Cocobean, just for good measure!
Tasmanian Food and Wine Conservatory: John Hart Duplicate
A twin copy of John Hart Conservatory was built at Parramatta Creek, just south of Latrobe. That version currently houses a cafe called Tasmanian Food and Wine Conservatory. We think it’s high time we paid the Latrobe region another visit.
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