Highfield Historic Site, Stanley

4.8
Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
A sprawling stone mansion set among vividly colored gardens, Highfield Historic Site takes you back to a bygone era. Flowers, gravel paths, seaside views, and well-preserved historic constructions are the hallmarks of this idyllic location on Tasmania’s beautiful northwest coast. The house itself was built in the Regency style, and retains the geometric elegance of that particular brand of architecture. Using our world travel planner, Stanley attractions like Highfield Historic Site can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Create an itinerary including Highfield Historic Site
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Highfield Historic Site reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
424 reviews
Google
4.8
TripAdvisor
  • The interpretation is sufficient without being overwhelming. The history is so particular as it could really only have been established in this raw and wild place,  more »
  • This house and property has been kept exceptionally well and tells the story of the failed attempt bu the Van Diemens Land Company to establish a sheep farm. Until visiting, I was not aware of the...  more »
Google
  • Great piece of Tasmanian history that I never knew about. Beautifully restored. Lovely gardens and interesting out buildings especially the school/chapel. Excellent views of The Nut from here.
  • Excellent spent a few hours here.sad era of our past but preserved.excellent receptionist.

Plan your trip to Stanley

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Stanley

See all ›
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
3.6
Duration: 30 minutes
4.7
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Stanley

4.6
Duration: 4 hours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
3.9
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Stanley

5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes

Nearby attractions in Stanley

4.1
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes

Shopping in Stanley

4.8
Duration: 30 minutes