Welcome to Ratho Farm:
More Than Just Australia’s Oldest Golf Course

Tucked away in Tasmania’s Central Highlands, Ratho Farm is not merely a destination—it’s an experience steeped in heritage and natural splendor. As Australia’s oldest golf course, we offer far more than a historical sporting venue. Ratho Farm is where luxury meets tradition, featuring boutique accommodation, a function center, world-class trout fishing, and scenic natural trails, all set within beautifully restored convict cottages.

Why Choose Ratho Farm?

  • Boutique Accommodation: Stay in one of our 16 unique bedrooms set within restored convict-built cottages, combining rustic charm with modern comfort.
  • 65-Person Function Centre: Perfect for weddings, corporate events, or special celebrations, our function centre caters to intimate gatherings and grand affairs alike.
  • World-Class Trout Fishing: Cast a line in our pristine trout streams, a dream come true for avid anglers.
  • Historical Heritage: Explore our grounds and buildings dating back to the 1800s, each with a story to tell.
  • Scenic Beauty: Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Ratho Farm.

The Story of Ratho Farm

Ratho Farm is home to Australia’s oldest golf courses, trout streams, picture-perfect views and a homestead that holds a thousand stories tracing some of Tasmania’s most colourful history. Greg Ramsay is painstakingly restoring the property, turning the old convict buildings into luxury accommodation while retaining its charm. As a natural storyteller, Greg will take you on a personal journey that will make you feel as though you’re stepping back in time.

Discover Bothwell and Surroundings

Located just an hour’s drive north of Hobart, near the quaint village of Bothwell on the edge of Tasmania’s Central Highlands, Ratho Farm is ideally situated for exploring the region. Bothwell, known for its peaceful ambiance and historical significance, is perfectly positioned away from major highways yet central to Tasmania’s key locations. It’s a gateway to exploring the Clyde River Valley and beyond.

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Ratho Farm offers a glimpse into Tasmania’s past, breathtaking landscapes for outdoor adventures, and a warm welcome that feels like coming home. Whether you’re here to tee off on historic fairways, reel in a catch of a lifetime, or celebrate your most cherished moments, Ratho Farm promises an unforgettable experience.

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Plan your visit to Ratho Farm and let us help you create memories that will last a lifetime. Connect with us to learn more about our offerings or to book your stay. We are just a scenic drive from anywhere in Tasmania, making us the perfect escape from the ordinary.

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