From anywhere in the Dorset Municipality there are safe, pristine beaches, bushwalks, the world class Blue Derby mountain bike trails or winter snow capped mountains. And that's just for starters!
There's wonderful cool climate wineries within the hour and specialist cheesemakers as well. Scottsdale even has it's own very popular 'Little Rivers' boutique brewery!
For the keen angler the sea fishing is first class and Dorset has many excellent trout streams.
An agricultural region, there's great fresh produce available, and you can meet the grower as well!
Launceston has all the facilities you'd expect of a major regional centre; specialist medical facilities, private schools, restaurants, theatres, shows, major department stores and wonderful boutiques. And when you've had enough for the day just head home, escape and enjoy!