Stories from the Valley

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Franks Cider – The story behind the man on the bottle

John Clark arrived in Franklin in Tasmania’s magnificent Huon Valley in the 1830s. Fresh from the voyage from England he was the first permanent white…

Campo de Flori – a Huon Valley oasis

High in the hills of the Huon, away from the well-beaten tourist path, sits a glorious oasis. Welcome to Campo de Flori The trip along…

A Castle Fringed by Wilderness

Geeveston has its own fairy tale. This small town an hour south of Hobart, sits on the edge of World Heritage Area Wilderness. As Australia’s…

Adamsons Peak – local youth art exhibition in its honour

Adamsons Peak is a mountain in the Hartz Mountains National Park in southern Tasmania. With an elevation of 1,225 metres above sea level, it’s the…

Family-friendly accommodation in the Huon Valley

If you live in the south of Tasmania, the Huon Valley and the Far South are easily accessible for day trips. But if you live…

Family-friendly walks in the Huon Valley

With the warmer, lighter days of summer finally upon us, it’s the perfect time to start getting out and about for some short walks around…

Art from the heart in the Huon Valley

The Huon community is a hugely creative one, with numerous makers and craftspeople choosing to make their home in the beautiful surroundings of the valley.…

Michelle Crawford’s historical home by the Huon River

From an elegant former bank overlooking the Huon River, Michelle Crawford styles, writes, photographs, curates, researches and consults on food; never far from its source.…

Mapping Megan’s Cygnet Retreat

We have the French explorer Bruni D’Entrecasteaux to thank for the town of Cygnet (at least for its name anyway). Towards the end of the…