In the region
Leaning Church Vineyard
10 minutes from the Mountain is the Leaning Church Vineyard. The vinyard offes wine tasting as well as hosting weddings, degustation dinners, pizza nights and other events in the 99 year old church and yes its definatley leaning....
Hollybank Treetops Adventure and Mountain Bike track
Hollybank Treetops Adventure allows you to glide across treetops gaining a birdseye view of a Tasmanian forest as well as segway tours. Located 10 minutes from The Trig. The mountain bike track is now open.
Bridestowe Estate Lavender Farm
This historic property is located approximately 30 minutes from the mountain and, apart from its acres of lavender that flower in November and December, it has a gift shop, café and picnic areas for visitors.
The Trig is located in one of the finest niche vinyard regions in the country. Pipers Brook,only 10 minutes drive are in the process of becoming organic, offering meals and wine tastings www.pipersbrook.com or www.kreglingerwineestates.com. The Bio-dynamic Brookeden Vineyard www.brookeden.com.au, Dalrymple www.dalrymplevineyards.com.au , Jansz www.jansz.com.au, Providence Vineyard at Lalla Rd and Delamere Vineyards www.delamerevineyards.com.au all offer wine tastings. These vineyards are within approximately 20 minutes of The Trig and 40 minutes from Launceston.
Lilydale Village Market
The Saturday night and Sunday market are held fortnightly for 8 months of the year and offer local food, craft and produce. www.lilydalevillagemarket.blogspot.com
The Panama Festival
Music festival long weekend in March at Golconda- great new festival www.panamafestval,com.au only 15 minutes from the trig
The Tamar Valley Wine Route
This drive can be a full day tour that would encompass the Relbia, Tamar Valley and the closer Pipers River loop or a half day taking in the local vineyards.
Valleybrook Wine Tours
Valleybrook Wine Tours offer a guided tour of vineyards located on the Tamar valley wine route for a minimum of 2 people. The tours are designed to suit your time frame and interests with pick up available from The Trig.
Barnbougle Dunes Golf Course
This world famous 18 hole dunes golf course is around 50 minutes from the Trig and located some 5 minutes from the seaside village of Bridport. It offers full restaurant and bar facilities with views over Bass Strait.
Trail of the Tin Dragon and Derby Blue mountain bike track
Located in the town of Derby some hour and 15 minutes from The Trig on the road to the east coast town of St Helens. It gives an historic perspective of the rich tin mining industry in north east Tasmania. The mountain bike track is now open.
History and Heritage
Colonial heritage and National Trust listed properties within an hour of The Trig include Clarendon House at Evandale, Entally House at Hadspen, Woolmers Estate and National Rose Garden at Longford.
Arts & Culture
Art and Culture includes the Design Centre www.designcentre.com.au , Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery www.qvtas.gov.au and Theatre North in Launceston www.threatrenorth.com.au. There are numerous galleries and performance art occurring in the northern region.
Wildlife parks include Trowunna Wildlife Park www.trowunna.com.au with their devil rehabilitation facilities, Platypus House www.platypushouse.com.au, Low Head Penguin Tours www.penguintours.lowhead.com, Tasmanian Zoo www.tasmanianzoo.com and Seahorse World www.seahorseworld.com. A ll these parks are close to wihin an hour of The Trig and Launceston and Lilydale.