Great Western Tiers

Great Western Tiers

The Great Western Tiers is a spiritual place and a region of rare and diverse beauty. Its spectacular natural wonders, mystical moods and vibrant community makes for a unique experience.

Travel through Hagley and on to Westbury, renowned for its English country character with its variety of wonderful colonial architecture. Whilst in Westbury, visit Pearn’s Steam World and the Vintage Tractor Museum.

Near Westbury is Liffey Falls, a series of picturesque waterfalls in a beautiful rain-forest setting, with easy walking tracks and good picnic facilities.

Travel on to Deloraine which is a historic town well known for its classic Tasmanian crafts, artwork and quality, all available at local galleries. As an afternoon treat, sample rasberries at the Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm and cheeses at Ashgrove Cheese on the Bass Highway via Elizabeth Town.

For travel advice pop into: Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre, 98-100 Emu Bay Road, Deloraine, Tasmania, 7304.
To chat to a local expert, call: 03 6362 5280
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Great Western Tiers Towns

The Great Western Tiers covers the area to the west of Launceston and the east of Cradle Mountain.  It is governed by the Meander Valley Council.  The main town of the area is Deloraine, the hub and centre of the area.  You can explore other towns like Mole Creek and Westbury further, by clicking on any of those listed below.



Mole Creek

Mole Creek



Ashgrove Cheese

1. Top places to buy Tasmanian products

Just have to find that little bit of Tassie that reminds you of your great holiday? Promised to buy gifts for the family? Can’t buy it anywhere else but here? Then here are some places that will happily broaden your...

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2. Top picnic spots

Whilst there are some great cafes and restaurants around, it’s always nice to eat outside in the fresh air. To save you pulling out the tables and chairs beside the...

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3. Postcard photo spot

Some of the best photo opportunities happen as you are just driving along – don’t fall asleep on the journey, or you might miss some of the most scenic parts! And always allow extra time to get somewhere, you’re almost...

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4. Free activity

You’re on holiday – you’ve got a budget, and some days you spend more than you intended. Here are some ideas on how to rebalance the budget justify that splurge you had yesterday!

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5. Kid/family friendly activity/place

Kids love learning and seeing new things, the Great Western Tiers has activities by the bucketload for families.

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6. Great Coffee

When you’re visiting a new area, it’s always nice to stop and check or make plans for the day over a good coffee. Here are some of our favourites to get you started.

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Rainy day activities

A little bit of drizzle shouldn’t stop you from getting the most out of the day. In the Great Western Tiers, there are plenty of ways to spend your time...

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Great Western Tiers

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A great way to spend a day, this event needs to be experienced, with everything for the farm and the home from machinery to jewellery. Agfest, Tasmania's premier agricultural event, has the second highest attendance of all agricultural field days in Austr

Anzac Day Dawn Service – Deloraine

A Dawn Service will be held at the Deloraine Cenotaph. 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 (1914-19

Anzac Day Dawn Service – Westbury

A Dawn Service will be held at Westbury Cenotaph. 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).


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