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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....

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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.

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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.

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Local Vineyards

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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.

 

Nature Walks and National Parks

Nature Walks includes the Mt Arthur walk, which for guests, starts from The Trig. Lilydale Falls walk is another very close walk some 3 kilometres from Lilydale. Other walks in the region include the Cataract Gorge Reserve and Tamar Island Wetland. Mt William National Park and the Bay of Fires are located some 2 hours to the north east of The Trig. Freycinet Peninsula and Wine Glass Bay are a further 2 hours south via Bicheno with Port Arthur world heritage site taking the same time to travel to. Cradle Mountain is located about 2.5 hours to the south west of The Trig and a furher 3 hours drive to Stahan and the Gordon River. You will have noted that The Trig at Lilydale just out of Launceston is a great location for day trips and with the TT Line arriving and departing from Devonport (1.5 hours away) also makes it perfect for first and last night stay's in Tasmania. www.parks.tas.gov.au

Prestige Leisure Tours

Prestige Leisure Tours offer a number of personalised tours that can be customised to suit their clients requirements. The tours include Tasmanian Wine Tours, Tasmanian Day Tours, Launceston Wine Tours and Tamar Valley Wine Tours. The Tasmanian Day Tour can include visiting Bay of Fires, Bridestowe Lavender Farm, Cradle Mountain, Mole Creek Caves & Gourmet Food, Tamar Valley attractions and The Heritage Trail. www.prestigeleisuretours.com.au    

Junction Arts Festval

Great festival of arts and performance.... www.junctionlaunceston.com.au