Regional Food, Wine & Attractions
The location of Ashgrove Cheese in the central northern region of Tasmania is not only perfect for producing pure, creamy milk. There is also a diverse range of agricultural and horticultural activities creating fantastic gourmet foods and great tourist attractions.
Ashgrove Cheese is an excellent example of a dairy farming family diversifying into value adding to the farms milk production. Other farming families have diversified in different ways including:
- Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm Cafe;
- 41˚ South Salmon and Ginseng Farm;
- House of Anvers and
- The Honey Farm.
The North West Coast of Tasmania is building a reputation for the cool climate wines now produced in the area. Two wineries are open to the public for tastings, cellar door sales and meals:
- Barringwood Park Vineyard; and
- Ghost Rock Vineyard.
Use your visit to Ashgrove to also take in some of the other wonderful, nearby attractions including:
- Tamar River Cruises;
- Yarns Artwork in Silk at Deloraine;
- Murals in Sheffield;
- Pearn’s Steam World in Westbury;
- Trowunna Wildlife Park;
- Marakoopa Caves;
- King Solomons Caves, as well as
- Bush walks and natural attractions including:
- Cradle Mountain,
- Meander Falls,
- Liffey Falls,
- Quamby Bluff,
- Lobster Fall walk,
- Tulampanga Alum Cliffs lookout and
- Devils Gullet lookout.