The Ridgeway Tea Gardens were run by the Tagg family. A newspaper article in 1931 described it: “Hobart people and tourists should not fail to visit the Homestead at Ridgeway—it is an ideal spot unsurpassed for scenic beauty, incomparable for afternoon tea and strawberries and cream and other delicacies.” The gardens were exquisite, and apart from the tea room there was also a small museum, gift shop and aviary.

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