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Albert Gallery (Working Art Space Sheffield)

The Albert Gallery is one of two art galleries operated by Working Art Space Sheffield (WASS) in the famous northwest town of Sheffield. The gallery is situated at the High street end of Albert Street, Sheffield adjacent to King George V park. It is both an art gallery and a thriving hub of local arts[…] Read More

Bells Parade Reserve

Picturesque Bell’s Parade is situated on the Latrobe inlet of the Mersey River. It is named after Robert Bell, who with his half brother Henry Bentinck constructed a wharf and a store on the site in 1855. From the 1880’s it was the main port on the river, becoming northern Tasmania’s second major trading port[…] Read More

Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean Memorial and Sheean Walk

The Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean Memorial and Sheean Walk is a military memorial at Latrobe, North West Tasmania. Latrobe is a ten-minute drive south-east of Devonport (9 km). The Walkway begins in Latrobe’s main street, where you can see the Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean Memorial, commemorating the courage and sacrifice of this young seaman. Born near Latrobe[…] Read More

Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden

The Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden is a stunning garden in north-west Tasmania. The 11-hectare garden is located 8km south of Burnie, off the Ridgley Highway and features over 23,000 selected rhododendrons and companion plants, creating a spectacular display between late August and January. Colourful foliage in April makes it a good time to visit too.[…] Read More

Henry Somerset Orchid Reserve

Australia’s only orchid reserve, this site is renowned for the diversity of native terrestrial orchids. Some of the orchids are listed as rare and endangered species. Some are not only endemic to the state of Tasmania, but to the local area. Take Railton Rd (B13) about 5 minutes’ drive south from Latrobe. The walk takes[…] Read More

Hogarth Falls

One of Tasmania’s 60 Great Short Walks, this walk starts at the top of Peoples Park in Strahan and is a gentle, meandering stroll through sweet-smelling bush to a delightful waterfall. Local schoolchildren share their connections with the place on interpretive signs along the way. For a pleasant, more extended walk, leave the car in[…] Read More

Home Hill

Now owned and operated by the National Trust, Home Hill was the family home of Tasmania’s only Prime Minister, Joseph Lyons, his wife Dame Enid Lyons – the first woman elected to Australia’s federal parliament – and their 12 children. Built for the family in 1916, it became their haven from public life and remains[…] Read More

Kaydale Lodge Gardens

Kaydale Lodge Gardens is an amazing two-hectare garden and is open daily 0900 till sunset. Wander through the garden, enjoy morning/afternoon teas and light lunches. The Lodge also features country-house accommodation with old-style farm hospitality. The garden has been a family obsession for two generations and continues to grow and expand. Enjoy the visual delights[…] Read More

Mosaic Pathway (WASS)

The Mosaic Pathway was created by members of Working Art Space Sheffield (WASS) and features mosaics of Tasmanian flora and fauna. The pathway starts at the carpark in the centre of town and crosses historic King George V Park. It also features the names of the 318 Sheffield Pioneers still buried in the park engraved[…] Read More

Richard Gutteridge Gardens

A great place to relax, recharge and rejuvenate, Richard Gutteridge Gardens is a beautifully maintained and picturesque open garden set alongside the Inglis River, incorporating the Wynyard Wharf area. The garden and wharf pathways are perfect for walking and cycling, and there are plenty of seating areas to enjoy a picnic lunch or scrumptious local[…] Read More