Exeter, a small town north of Launceston, is located in the centre of a large rural area known for its orchards, dairy and beef cattle, fruit produce and sheep. It's also at the centre of the Tamar Valley Wine Route.
The town's Methodist Church is a timber building that was completed in 1861 and is the oldest Methodist church in Tasmania
Nearby is Brady's Lookout on the West Tamar Highway. The lookout was used by the infamous bushranger Matthew Brady to identify potential victims below and offers great views of the surrounding country side.
Exeter is a 25-min drive (25 km) from Launceston.
- Visit Exeter Bakery, where they've been baking scallop pies for over 100 years
- Tour the vineyards of the Tamar Valley Wine Route, with cellar-door tastings and sales on both sides of the Tamar River