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North Lilydale TAS

North Lilydale

Located in the North East area of Tasmania, North Lilydale is in the Launceston local government area, and within the electoral seat of Bass.

Lilydale, which is situated under the slopes of Mount Arthur. This attractive and peaceful town has attracted craftspeople and artists. In recent times many of the local artists have painted the local telegraph poles with murals until the town has become known as the “Home of the Painted Poles”.

When visiting town, make sure to plot a day trip to nearby wine cellars. Wine lovers will have a field day with the wine tasting at Providence Vineyard, Tasmania’s oldest winery. Tastings come with a guided walk through the vineyard. If you are left looking for more, you can also visit the nearby vineyards such as Bay of Fires Wines, Clover Hill Wines, Pipers Brook Vineyard, Sinapius Wines, and Delamere Vineyards.

For the whole family, don’t forget to head to Hollybank Wilderness Adventures, located within Hollybank Forest Reserve. Explore the area while zip-lining or mountain biking, tackle the ropes course through the treetops or glide across the forest floor on a Segway.

North Lilydale is 231 kilometres from the capital city of Hobart and can be reached within three hours of travel time via National Highway 1.

North Lilydale at a glance

Here’s some location info about North Lilydale…

Postcode 7268
Latitude -41.25
Longitude 147.217
Altitude (metres above sea level)

Population of North Lilydale TAS

At the 2021 national census, the population of 7268 (Including North Lilydale) was 1133 people. Out of those, 568 were male and 568 were female.

120 (10.59%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 895 people were born in Australia. 28 (2.47%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of North Lilydale

Here is a map of North Lilydale, Tasmania and surrounds.

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