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Gowrie Park: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Tasmazia and The Village of Lower Crackpot


Tasmazia, a maze complex, model village, Pancake Parlour and Gift Shop in Promised Land, north-west Tasmania. Promised Land is situated 15 km south-west of Sheffield and 40 km south-west of Devonport.
Tasmazia has a total of eight mazes. You can lose yourself in the Great Maze (one of the world's largest botanical mazes), the Hampton Court Maze, the Yellow Brick Road Maze, the Hexagonal Maze, the Cage, the Irish maze and the Confusion Maze and test your co-ordination on the Balance Maze.
Explore the Village of Lower Crackpot, a fanciful artwork in the form of a small-scale village. Visit the recently-opened Embassy Gardens, containing sixty buildings dedicated to over 40 countries. You can also indulge yourself in the Pancake Parlour and browse through the Gift Shop for locally made crafts and clothing, many exclusive to Tasmazia as well as quirky games and puzzles.
Tasmazia has been devised and built on a former dairy farm, which was later converted to lavender. The property remains a working lavender farm which you can see in full flower during the month of January. Visit the Gift Shop to choose from the range of Tudor Lane and Lavender House products.




500 Staverton Road
Promised Land, TAS, 7306

Located 4.9K from Gowrie Park

Claude Road Market


The Claude Road Market is a country market in Sheffield, north west Tasmania. Sheffield is 30 minutes south of Devonport (30 kilometres) and 90 minutes west of Launceston (93 kilometres).
Every three months (March, June, September and Decmber) on the third Saturday of the month, Sheffield's Claude Road Memorial Hall fills with stallholders and treasure hunters for the Claude Road Market. Here you can find fresh organic fruit and vegetables, garden and farm produce and locally made preserves, curry pastes, jams and sauces. The market has a strong emphasis on arts and crafts. Browse the creations of local artists and craftspeople and make your selection from the offerings of jewellery, clothing, leatherwork, hand weaving and ceramics. The Claude Road Market is open from 9am until 2pm.
Sheffield is known internationally for its collection of public murals, which depict the area's rich history. Since 1986, dozens of murals have been painted in the town, ranging from large scale work by professional painters, to murals by local school children. Sheffield attracts over 100,000 visitors each year who come to admire this collection of public art. The town also hosts the annual Mural Fest - a national competition of mural art.




Claude Road Memorial Hall,
787 Claude Road,
Claude Road
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 6.4K from Gowrie Park

Mural Park


The epicentre of the annual International Mural Fest, this park houses the murals of the nine international finalists from that year's competition. Mural Park also features the Wall of Fame, which presents the winning murals from previous years' competitions. The murals follow a competition theme each year, in which murals must be painted to fit a theme derived from the winning entry in a poem competition held as part of International Mural Fest. Entry to Mural Park is free.




6 Pioneer Crescent
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 13.5K from Gowrie Park

World of Marbles and the Contraptuary


The World of Marbles specialises in hand-made glass marbles, based in Sheffield, North West Tasmania. All marbles feature contemporary art designs and many are made on site. The studio is open for visitors to watch the marble making process using hot glass. There is a gallery with marbles to purchase, a kids room full of playing marbles and an exhibition room which houses the owners' private collection. This is the only gallery of its type in Australia.




34 Main Street
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 13.5K from Gowrie Park

Gowrie Park: Events

Claude Road Market


The Claude Road Market is a country market in Sheffield, north west Tasmania. Sheffield is 30 minutes south of Devonport (30 kilometres) and 90 minutes west of Launceston (93 kilometres).
Every three months (March, June, September and Decmber) on the third Saturday of the month, Sheffield's Claude Road Memorial Hall fills with stallholders and treasure hunters for the Claude Road Market. Here you can find fresh organic fruit and vegetables, garden and farm produce and locally made preserves, curry pastes, jams and sauces. The market has a strong emphasis on arts and crafts. Browse the creations of local artists and craftspeople and make your selection from the offerings of jewellery, clothing, leatherwork, hand weaving and ceramics. The Claude Road Market is open from 9am until 2pm.



Event Dates
2016
      17th Sep
      24th Dec
2017
      18th Mar


787 Claude Road,
787 Claude Road
Claude Road, TAS, 7306

Located 6.4K from Gowrie Park

Triple Top Mountain Run


Tasmania's most gruelling mountain run spanning over Mt Claude, Mt Van Dyke and Mt Roland.
Be a part of this challenging run with breath-taking views and impressive mountain scenery.
While the event is attracting serious runners, fit walkers are also encouraged to enjoy the experience and participate in the event.
The run is approximately 19.7 kilometres, traversing three mountain peaks finishing at Claude Road at the foot of Mount Roland.
A physically demanding event over mountain walking tracks the traverse Mt. Claude, Mt. Van Dyke and Mount Roland, south of Sheffield.
The day is a genuine test of the athlete's fitness.


Event Dates
2016
      13th Nov


787 Claude Road,
787 Claude Road
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 6.4K from Gowrie Park

Wilmot Market


The Wilmot Market is held from 9am-2pm on the first Saturday of every month at the Wilmot Town Hall, Main Road, Wilmot.
Sample great tastes of the North West!
Wines from local vineyards, olive oils, honey, sorbet, fresh fruits, berries, vegies, jams, breads, sauces, conserves, pastries, cakes and biscuits. Browse at the bric a brac, hand-made crafts, jewellery, pre-loved clothes, soaps, lotions, gizmos and gifts.


Event Dates
2016
      6th Aug
      3rd Sep
      1st Oct
      5th Nov
      3rd Dec
2017
      7th Jan
      4th Feb
      4th Mar
      1st Apr


Main Street,
Main Street
Wilmot, TAS, 7310

Located 9.9K from Gowrie Park

Sheffield School Show


The Sheffield School Show and Junior Cattlehandlers Show of Tasmania is an event aimed at judging and educating Tasmania's youngest and future cattlehandlers.
Each November the school show hosts cattle handelrs and breeders from all over the state at the Sheffield School Farm, a working dairy farm.
Separate events will be held for handling and showing the cattle, with judging competitions run to educate the children coming through as junior cattlehandlers.
Roberts Real Estate, Sheffield is the Show's major sponsor.



Event Dates
2016
      4th Nov


1a High Street
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 13.0K from Gowrie Park

Sheffield Town Hall Market


The Sheffield Town Hall Market is held on the second Saturday of every month, from 9am to 2pm, at the Sheffield Town Hall on High St, Sheffield.
The stalls along High Street and inside the Town Hall include fresh produce, secondhand goods, biscuits and cakes, preserves, handcrafts and handmade gifts and stationery supplies.
Coffee and yummy food are available with seating in the supper room of the Town Hall.


Event Dates
2016
      13th Aug
      10th Sep
      8th Oct
      12th Nov
      10th Dec


High Street,
High Street
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 13.5K from Gowrie Park

Gowrie Park: Travel Tips

Kentish Visitor Information Centre


Tasmanian Visitor Information Centres are staffed with skilled and knowledgeable locals who can provide expert travel information, itineraries and tour suggestions, as well where to go, what to see and where to eat.
Tasmanian Visitor Information Centres can also making bookings for you.
Tasmanian Visitor Information Centres are located around the Island and are open seven days a week..




5 Pioneer Crescent
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 13.5K from Gowrie Park

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