Margate Train, Margate

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The Margate Train is a tourist attraction and shopping area located adjacent to the Channel Highway in Margate, Tasmania, and includes a number of shops and outlets housed within former Tasmanian Government Railways rolling stock. It is located approximately 18 kilometres from Hobart.
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  • Stopped here for a mid day snack. The tea and scones were fine, but there were a number of empty carriages. This could be a fantastic experience but need a bit of TLC.  more »
  • We visited the Margate Train mid week in January, the very time you would think this attraction would be jumping. But alas, only three businesses were operational. The Pancake Restaurant was busy and....  more »
  • An eclectic mix of specialist shops and a wonderful cafe, housed within the old carriages of a stream train. You'll have an absolutely delightful time. Amenities include an outdoor childrens' play area (not covered), and wheelchair-accessible restrooms in Carriage 7 (behind the antiques shop)
  • I didn't visit this place but it's important to mention that opposite it there is a lavender field and while blooming it looks fantastic. Park your car, cross the road (need to be careful and traffic might be heavy) and take great photo. For free! No need to pay like at the lavender farms.
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