Ratho Farm opens its doors




Ratho Farm home to Australia’s oldest golf course will be soft opening some if its accommodation & homestead hospitality over the coming weeks. Ratho Farm is looking forward to working with the local community & service providers to deliver a world class hospitality & heritage experience in the scenic setting of the Central Highlands.

The Ramsay family are thrilled to welcome their new management couple Darren & Sylvia Gimber, all the way from Scotland. Darren & Sylvia took a former Coaching Inn from a rundown, un-loved business into the local area’s premiere accommodation, restaurant, bar & hospitality provider. Hosting & catering for wide range of clientele; which included tourists on the castle, whisky, golf & history trails. Anglers, hunters, country sportsmen & business people as well as the local & wider community.

With nearly 40 years’ experience between them we are fortunate to have their expertise & commitment and hope everyone will make them feel very welcome.

For those not aware. Ratho Farm is now a destination not just with the country’s oldest golf course but new accommodation in former convict barns, and a classic highland homestead.

Over the years Ratho Farm has played host to some colourful characters & events. Bush ranger attacks, Melbourne Cup winners, 100-year-old gardeners, fierce political debates, golfing royalty, world class cricketers and one of England’s best known artists.

Located just outside the historical township of Bothwell. Ratho Farm is a central base where you can enjoy history, fly fishing, fine arts, farm animals, colonial gardens and hearty meals just an hour from Hobart. Alternatively simply enjoy a round of golf with friends, then relax with good company at the Homestead’s lounge bar before
retiring to a well-appointed room for the night.

Accommodation opened October 2014. For more information please call Ratho Farm on (03 6259 5553) or to sign up to their mailing list by visiting www.rathofarm.com