Each year, Woolmers Estate in Longford Tasmania holds an event dubbed the Festival of Roses. This year was no exception, and Dan Fellow went along to the National Rose Garden last month, and has since offered to share his images with us. We are so blessed, because the photos are just breathtaking.
Festival of Roses: Pictures
photos by Dan Fellow
Some pictures are worth squat. Many of those from my own camera are a prime example of that statement. But pictures by Dan Fellow are indeed worth a thousand words; and that’s lucky, because he lets his photos do all the talking! We’ve gleaned from the Woolmers Estate website that the Festival of Roses is designed to showcase roses “in their first flush of bloom; the sights & smells are intoxicating”.
Woolmers Estate in Longford Tasmania
The Festival of Roses has an entrance fee of $10 per adult, while children under 14 are free. The public is provided with jazz music in the garden, activities for the kids and the opportunity to purchase from stalls selling plants and Tasmanian produce. Visitors can also choose (at an additional cost) a guided tour of Woolmers Estate.
Festival of Roses and Tasmanian Convict Heritage
So you might like to add the Festival of Roses to your Tasmanian bucket list for next year. Longford is just 25kms south of Launceston and is a very pleasant place to visit. Not short on Tasmanian convict heritage attractions, Brickendon Estate Historic Farm and Convict Village is also located in the small township of Longford.
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