Home of the first golf course in Australia. Ratho was laid in the early 1830s just 10 years after the area
was settled. The district is known for fine wool farming, being the gateway to the Central Highlands and its 19th century buildings. Street signs
depict various tartan designs reflecting it Scottish heritage. The annual wool "spin-in" is a popular biennial tourist event held in
March, the next event being in 2015. The Tasmanian (Bothwell) tartan representing the colours found in the Tasmanian bush was designed by local
Distance from Hobart: 73 kms, about 1 hours drive.
Hotels and B & B
Bothwell Grange B&B, 15 Alexander St, Bothwell. 6259 5556
Castle Hotel, 14 Patrick St, Bothwell.
Park House Accommodation, 25 Alexander Street, Bothwell.
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McHenry Distillery is
Australia's southern-most whisky distillery.
Its southern location takes advantage of the cool-moist-maritime environment,
giving the maturing spirit the right conditions to make the most of its
time in the wooden barrels.
McHenry also has available a range of
Australia's most awarded gins.
owned and operated)
10 Aotea Road, Sandy Bay, Tasmania 7005