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Paradise: Where To Go / Sightseeing

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 3.9K from Paradise

Redwater Creek Railway


Redwater Creek Steam and Heritage Society in Sheffield operates steam train rides on the first full weekend of every month. You can experience rail travel from yesteryear from the original restored Sheffield railway station. A restored Krauss steam loco pulling rebuilt heritage carriages runs every half hour from 1100 until 1600 on Saturday and Sunday.
On Sundays when we're open, the Model Railway is open too - take the kids to press the big button and make the little trains go around the lovely layout the model club has created.
The Redwater Creek Railway's Coffee Shop has a Tasmanian Barrel wood heater keeping everyone nice and cosy in the winter. You can order home baked goodies while you wait for the next train, or have light tasty meals ready for you when you return from your 20-minute train trip.




Cnr Spring Street and Main Street
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 5.8K from Paradise

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 5.9K from Paradise

Kentish Museum


The Kentish Museum is a heritage museum at Sheffield, North West Tasmania. Sheffield is a 40-minute drive south of Devonport (30 km) and a one-hour drive west of Launceston (93 km).
The Kentish museum preserves and displays artefacts from Sheffield's history. Exhibits include agricultural machinery, minerals, shop fittings, old books, historical newspapers, pioneer household effects and clothing. The museum also has excellent displays on the history of hydro-electricity in the local area. The Kentish Museum is located in Sheffield's main street and is open from 1000 until 1500 each day.
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.




93 Main Street
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 5.9K from Paradise

Paradise: 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
      24th Dec
2017
      18th Mar


787 Claude Road
Claude Road, TAS, 7306

Located 3.9K from Paradise

SteamFest 2017


Lots of raves from visitors showed our 2016 SteamFest was a steaming success! Our 2017 SteamFest is going to be better again, that is because we always aim for more next time! We want to build on what we achieved in 2016 with many more stalls offering Tasmanian foods, crafts and fresh produce, and new exhibits, entertainers and children's activities.
SteamFest brings history to life over three days with one of the biggest collections of working steam machinery in Australia, steam train rides, exhibitions of pioneering skills such as blacksmithing, historic machinery such as steam powered threshers and rock crushers showing how things were done in yesteryear, and vintage cars.
Kids vs Steamroller Tug-o-War, plenty of kid's entertainment plus lots and lots of art, craft and food stalls. And of course, our Krauss steam loco running every half hour, all day long!
Check out the website for photos and updated information from time to time.


Event Dates
2017
      11th Mar
      12th Mar
      13th Mar


Cnr Main and Spring Streets
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 5.8K from Paradise

Redwater Creek Steam and Heritage Society Railway Steam Train Rides


The Redwater Creek Steam and Heritage Society offer a heritage rail experience through the regular operation of a century old Krauss locomotive. The train leaves each half hour from the restored Sheffield railway station from 11am to 4pm on the first full weekend of each month. Our Railway Coffee Shop is open while the train is running, offering tasty light meals and home baked goodies with choices and at prices to suit families. Come in and try us!
The Railway began as a community building enterprise in 1993 and is well regarded for the restoration and preservation of steam-era machinery and local history. The steam museum on site houses a comprehensive member's collection of working steam engines which can be viewed on running days.
The Railton-Roland line opened in 1914, offering daily passenger and twice weekly goods services until 1957. Our steam Railway retains our heritage in an authentic environment.


Event Dates
2017
      7th Jan
      8th Jan
      4th Feb
      5th Feb
      4th Mar
      5th Mar
      1st Apr
      2nd Apr
      6th May
      7th May


Cnr Spring and Main Streets
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 5.8K from Paradise

International Mural Fest


Be captivated by this truly unique art competition that is held annually in Sheffield - the 'Town of Murals', in Tasmania, Australia, commencing Easter Sunday every year. Mural Fest is so successful that similar events are now happening interstate and overseas.
Each year, nine artists compete in a public 'paint off' from Easter Sunday to the following Saturday. Each artist must complete a mural, using the same poem as their mural's central theme and inspiration.
The competition is conducted in Mural Park - Sheffield's very own outdoor art gallery in the heart of Tasmania's Cradle Mountain touring region.
Mural Fest tests artistic skill, endurance and tenacity: artists are subjected to public scrutiny, time constraints and sometimes unpredictable Tasmanian weather!
The Redwater Creek Railway steam train will be running during this time. Check the website for details.


Event Dates
2017
      16th Apr
      17th Apr
      18th Apr
      19th Apr
      20th Apr
      21st Apr
      22nd Apr


Pioneer Crescent
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 5.9K from Paradise

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
      10th Dec


High Street
Sheffield, TAS, 7306

Located 6.0K from Paradise

Paradise: 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 5.9K from Paradise

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