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Travel guide Westbury

Great value family retreat in northern Tasmania
By Alex Sturman

Kenya Cottage, Deloraine Tasmania Pack up the children and head to Tasmania’s north for a great value family escape. Kenya Cottage in Deloraine has two queen rooms and one room with two single beds and a cot, and is perfect for families. The cottage has lots of books, DVDs and games for the children and a great garden for hide and seek! Parents will love the comfortable beds, log fire and casual ambience of the cottage as well as the great location, only a short walk from the river and town centre. The children will love feeding the ducks and trying to spot the resident platypus in the Meander river. Local food and wine are plentiful in the surrounding areas with a chocolate and cheese factory nearby, as well as raspberry, salmon and honey farms and the Tamar Valley ... Read more

Review - Quamby Pines Chalet
By Penny Parsons

521 Quamby Brook Rd, Deloraine, North Tasmania An eco-certified, self-contained B&B in a beautiful valley, Quamby Pine Chalets has lots of room for children to run around.  There are plenty of animals on the farm for kids to see and feed. Overall rating?         Great What makes Quamby Pines Chalet different? On arrival our hosts were very welcoming with interesting conversation and the heater on in the room to take the chill off. This lovely valley setting is the right atmosphere for a relaxing holiday, taking advantage of the trout fishing, plenty of room to explore and local activities. Accommodation overview Quamby Pines Chalet has both the Cabin and Unit 2, which can be hired separately or together. The Chalet is a comfortable t... Read more

Review - Westbury Gingerbread Cottages
By Penny Parsons

52 William Street Westbury,  Northern Tasmania These historic and character-filled cottages are the perfect place to stay as you sample the delights of northern Tasmania. Overall rating?           Outstanding What makes the Westbury Gingerbread Cottages different? The name is the clue… these delightful cottages are old working buildings of the historic village of Westbury and they have been lovingly converted to a property with a real difference.  There are six cottages to choose from, dating back to the mid 1850s, that in their former life did time as a labourer’s cottage, the old bakery, servant’s quarters and more.  The cottages are filled with antiques and memorabilia of times past. Accommodation ... Read more

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