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Zaadstra White Church Art Gallery


Set in the old Presbyterian Church, Pieter Zaadstra's latest gallery display holds a range of his original paintings in oils and other media. Pieter is an accomplished and multi-award winning portrait and landscape artist. Steeped in the traditions of the School of Den Hague, you will find a versatile range of traditional, impressionist paintings and evocative sketch work.
Pieter's works hang in collections world wide. His portrait sitters have included Sir Mark Oliphant, Allan Scott OAM, Geoffrey Nicholson QC and many others. He currently also exhibits at Wentworth Gallery in Sydney.




918 Frankford Road
Glengarry, TAS, 7275

Located 5.6K from Winkleigh

Glengarry Bush Maze and Tearooms - The


Glengarry Bush Maze and Tearooms are located at Glengarry in Tasmania's North.
Enjoy the challenge of the formal hedge maze or take a relaxing walk in a natural Tasmanian bush setting to the fern gully. On your return, you can relax with a light lunch and drinks in the tearoom.
Situated in the picturesque West Tamar region, the Glengarry Bush Maze is only a 25-minute drive (34 km) from Launceston. You'll find the maze and tearooms just off the Frankford Highway at Glengarry.




48 Jaydee Road
Glengarry, TAS, 7275

Located 6.0K from Winkleigh

Exeter Golf Club Inc


Exeter Golf Club Inc is a 9-hole golf course just outside of Launceston in Tasmania's North.
The course has 18 alternate tees (par 71) and a spacious club house with licensed bar. The fairways and greens are well maintained and in good condition year round. There is also a driving range to fine tune your swing. Saturday is competition day and all days are open to the public for a round. The course has its challenges with some testing hilly areas and visitors are always welcome.
While you are in the area, visit the neighbouring fruit orchards and take time to venture out to Beauty Point and Beaconsfield. At Beauty Point you can visit Seahorse World and Platypus House while in Beaconsfield learn of the intriguing mining history. Also not far away is the Tamar Valley Wine Route, where you can sample some of Tasmania's finest cool-climate wines. Have lunch at one of the picturesque vineyards or take a bottle of your favourite wine down to the banks of the Tamar River and enjoy a picnic. The river is home to a range of wildlife and birdlife.
Exeter is a 20-minute drive north (26 km) of Launceston.




Main Road
Exeter, TAS, 7275

Located 8.6K from Winkleigh

Notley Fern Gorge


Notley Fern Gorge is a remnant patch of rainforest above the Tamar Valley, northern Tasmania. The wet sclerophyll forest area has a walking track and picnic area beneath towering trees.
The forest is dominated by eucalypts towering above the rainforest understorey. The state reserve is well known for a burnt out tree known as 'Bradey's Tree.' It is named after the 1820s bushranger whose gang is believed to have hidden in this forest. There is a 1.5 kilometre (1 mile) track weaving past glades of mosses and ferns which takes about 45-minutes to walk. The walk requires moderate fitness and crosses the creek several times with a steady climb uphill on the return.
Enjoy reading about the types of fauna and flora on information stands throughout the reserve and observe the native birdlife including pink robins and golden whistlers. Other largely nocturnal wildlife include Bennetts wallabies, Tasmanian devils and ringtail possums. Marvel at large tree ferns, hard water ferns down by the creek's edge and filmy ferns, found growing on the trunks of trees. After your forest walk, enjoy the picnic and barbecue area.
Notley Fern Gorge is half an hours' drive (24 kilometres/15 miles) north-west of Launceston.




C732
Legana, TAS, 7277

Located 8.8K from Winkleigh

Artisan Pottery


The Artisan Gallery and Wine Centre is located at Robigana, northern Tasmania.
Ceramic artists Rudolf Sibrava and Lisa Boyter established the gallery in 1989. Rudolf and Lisa also operate their ceramics studio here and visitors can see the artists at work on the premises. The gallery features the work of Tasmanian and Australian artisans, and includes wood design crafted from Tasmanian specialty timbers, fine art, ceramics, glass, and jewellery. Artists include miniaturist Ron Pugh, botanical artist Jennifer Wilkinson and Tasmanian painter Steve Howie. Internationally renowned glass artist James McMurtrie and jewellery designer Tanja Greulich are also featured. Lisa and Rudolf's ceramics are exhibited in the gallery, in addition to other ceramic artists including potter Moraig McKenna.
The Tamar Valley is one of Tasmania's premier wine-producing areas. The Artisan Gallery and Wine Centre offers visitors a chance to taste and purchase award-winning Tasmanian wines from local boutique vineyards including Three Wishes, Hillwood and Barringwood Park.
Robigana is 25 minutes north of Launceston (30 kilometres/19 miles) in the West Tamar Valley.




32 Deviot Road
Robigana, TAS, 7275

Located 9.8K from Winkleigh

Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre


Visit Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre and lose yourself in history. Visit the new mine yard where you can access the iconic headframe and miners cage. Play with treasures from the past and embark on a historical journey to a place where life is simple. At the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre Tasmanian history is alive, and gold is under your feet.
Our interpretive displays showcase the Mine Rescue of Brant Webb and Todd Russell. Many of the pieces in the centre are there for your enjoyment, displays to touch, buttons to push, leavers to pull, tunnels to crawl through and animals to search for. Lose yourself in the nostalgia, chat with locals, experience the excitement and realities of the elusive hunt for gold.
View the Beaconsfield mine in a different light in the 3D digitalised model, interactive screens and holograms to explore an underground mine from within the museum. The hologram image of Todd Russell greets you to explain the miners' lingo. The display has mastered the use of sight, sound and emotion and is not to be missed.
Accolades include 2009, 2010 and 2011 - Winner of 'Best Heritage and Cultural Tourism' Award.




West Street
Beaconsfield, TAS, 7270

Located 10.7K from Winkleigh

Winkleigh: Events

Exeter Show


A traditional agricultural show including equestrian and woodchopping sporting events as well as competitions for livestock and domesticated animals.
Browse through the arts, crafts, preserves and jams stalls and take a look at the vintage tractors and trucks.
For the children and big kids there is a side show alley and show bag.


Event Dates
2017
      27th Feb


West Tamar Highway
Exeter, TAS, 7275

Located 8.4K from Winkleigh

West Tamar Lions Club Exeter Market


West Tamar Lions Club proudly presents The Exeter Market, Exeter Showgrounds.
Handmade local products including for example jewellery, cards, quilts, candles and bags. Good Quality second-hand goods, plants, produce and much more. A variety of food and beverage stalls and entertainment will be available.
We look forward to seeing you at our market.
Please note, no dogs allowed at the market.


Event Dates
2016
      2nd Oct
      7th Nov
      4th Dec
2017
      8th Jan
      5th Feb
      13th Mar
      17th Apr


Exeter Showground
Exeter, TAS, 7275

Located 8.4K from Winkleigh

Anzac Day Dawn Service - Beaconsfield


A Dawn Service will be held at Beaconsfield Cenotaph at RSL Park.
Come together and reflect with the many people who every year attend dawn ceremonies of remembrance, gratitude and national pride for all our men and women who have fought and died in all wars.
A Dawn Service will be held at the Beaconsfield Cenotaph to remember the ANZACs and other War veterans who fought for Australia.
ANZAC was the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918).
As the light here grows and another ANZAC Day comes upon us, we turn to those in the shadows. We thank you. We will never forget you.


Event Dates
2017
      25th Apr


Bernard Street
Beaconsfield, TAS, 7270

Located 10.4K from Winkleigh

Winkleigh: Travel Tips

Tamar Visitor Centre Exeter


The Tamar Visitor Centre is located in the Tamar Valley town of Exeter in northern Tasmania.
As a member of the accredited Tasmanian Visitor Information Network located around the state, the Tamar Visitor Centre is open from 8.30am - 5pm seven days a week and has skilled, knowledgeable staff and volunteers who can provide expert local and statewide travel information. Our staff can also organise your bookings and reservations and give advice on what to see and do and where to eat around the Island.
You can purchase your Tamar Triple Passes at the Tamar Visitor Centre (discounted entry into three of the Tamar Valley's major attractions: Grubb Shaft Gold and Heritage Museum, Seahorse World and Platypus House) and save money. The Tamar Visitor Centre also has a large range of souvenirs and gifts to suit all tastes and budgets.
The Tamar Valley region highlight include the Tamar Valley Wine Route, that guides you to cellar doors and vineyard restaurants; Narawntapu National Park, with its beach walks and wildlife; Grubb Shaft Gold and Heritage Museum at nearby Beaconsfield; Seahorse World and Platypus House at Beauty Point and many more attractions.




Main Road
Exeter, TAS, 7275

Located 8.7K from Winkleigh

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