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    Claude Road Market

    Claude Road Hall, Claude Road, Sheffield, TAS 7306
    The Claude Road Market is a country market in Sheffield, north west Tasmania. Sheffield is 30 minutes south of Devonport (30 kilometres/19 miles) and 90 minutes west of Launceston (93 kilometres/58 miles). Every three months, on the third Saturday of the month, Sheffield's Claude Road Hall fills with stallholders and treasure hunters for the Claude Road Market. Here you can find fresh organic fruit and vegetables, garden and farm produce and locally made preserves, curry pastes, jams and sauces. The market has a strong emphasis on arts and crafts. Browse the creations of local artists and craftspeople and make your selection from the offerings of jewellery, clothing, leatherwork, hand weaving and ceramics. The Claude Road Market is open from 9am until 3pm. Sheffield is known internationally for its collection of public murals, which depict the area's rich history. Since 1986, dozens of murals have been painted in the town, ranging from large scale work by professional painters, to murals by local school children. Sheffield attracts over 100,000 visitors each year who come to admire this collection of public art. The town also hosts the annual Mural Fest - a national competition of mural art. More
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    Cradle Mountain Candy Company and Honey Boutique

    44 Main Street, Sheffield, TAS 7306
    The Cradle Mountain Candy Company and Honey Boutique is located in Sheffield, Tasmania's North-West. Picturesque Sheffield is known as the 'Town of Murals', and the store is a browsers delight with sweets from many parts of the world. Along with the candy, original liqueur honey collections featuring local and international spirits and liqueurs are on offer. All the honey we feature is Tasmanian and we find that this is the best honey on the globe for blending with liqueurs and spirits. We have a sample table where people are welcome to sample our entire range. The product is supplied in quantities from 50 grams to one kilogram in a variety of packaging, many suitable for gifts representing an exclusive low cost quality gift that your friends and relatives would be surprised and delighted to receive. The Honey Boutique is found within a Candy Company providing the young with a lolly shop experience that is the entitlement of all children which will reside in their memory for the rest of their lives to form a great well of nostalgia for the years to come. A nostalgia that adults will share as well. Sheffield is a one hour and seven minute drive (92 kilometres / 57 miles) West of Launceston, on the scenic route to Cradle Mountain. More
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    Mural House

    100 High Street, Sheffield, TAS 7306
    Mural House is a display of murals at Sheffield, north-west Tasmania. Sheffield is located beneath the craggy peak of Mount Roland (1234 metres), 30 minutes south of Devonport (30 kilometres/19 miles) and 90 minutes west of Launceston (93 kilometres/58 miles). Mural House specialises in murals inspired by native art from a range of cultures, painted by the artist on the interior walls of her home. Mural house is one of a number of galleries, studios and museums in Sheffield - a town known internationally for its collection of public murals depicting the area's rich history. Since 1986, dozens of murals have been painted in the town, ranging from large scale work by professional painters, to murals by local school children. Sheffield attracts over 100,000 visitors each year who come to admire this collection of public art. The town also hosts the annual Mural Fest - a national competition of mural art. More
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    Redwater Creek Railway

    Cnr Spring Street and Main Street, Sheffield, TAS 7306
    Redwater Creek Steam and Heritage Society in Sheffield operates steam train rides monthly. You can experience rail travel from yesteryear on the first full weekend of each month from the original Sheffield railway station. Trains run every half an hour from 1100 until 1600 on Saturday and Sunday. The Sheffield Station has been recently renovated to include a coffee shop. This is a community project operated entirely by volunteers. 1906 Krauss 60 centimetre gauge loco and Tasmanian heritage coaches - now in its hundredth year and still going strong! Steam power looks even more impressive in cold, damp weather - don't put it off! More
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    Sheffield Golf Course

    Nook Road, Sheffield, TAS 7306
    Sheffield Golf Course, also known as Badger Heights, is a course with a view in north west Tasmania. The nine-hole course is located at the foot of the Badger Range, near Sheffield, 40-minutes south of Devonport (30 kilometres/19 miles) and an hour west of Launceston (93 kilometres/58 miles). Sheffield Golf Course is undulating and heavily wooded, with stands of graceful eucalypts fringing the greens. You can play a challenging round of golf here; the 210 metre, par three sixth with a dam at the back of the green is one of the more demanding holes. Club hire is available for men, women and juniors - and because the course favours left-handed players, some left handed sets are also available for hire. As a green fee guest, you can join members in the regular competitions and relax in the fully-licensed clubhouse after your round. This area is dominated by the craggy peak of Mount Roland (1,234 metres) and the course has outstanding views of the mountain and across the Kentish Plains. There are a number of well-marked bushwalks here, and walking tracks to the summit reward you with stunning views. Holes: 9, Par: 68, Length: 5,041 metres, Australian Course Rating: 65. More
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    Slaters Country Store

    52 Main Street, Sheffield, TAS 7306
    Slaters Country Store is an historic general store in Sheffield, northern Tasmania. Sheffield is an hour's drive from Launceston (93 kilometres) and half and hour from Devonport (30 kilometres). Established in 1899, Slaters Country Store has been operated for over 100 years by five generations of owner-managers. The historic building retains its original fašade and broad veranda, and is located in central Sheffield. You can browse through the store's range of merchandise including clothing and Tasmanian souvenirs. Look out for quirky features like the antique wall telephone and learn a little of some of Sheffield's more famous murals. Sheffield is known internationally for its collection of public murals, which depict the area's rich history. Since 1986, dozens of murals have been painted in the town, ranging from large scale work by professional painters, to murals by local school children. Sheffield attracts over 100,000 visitors each year who come to admire this collection of public art. The town also hosts the annual Mural Fest - a national competition of mural art. More
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    The Working Art Space

    2 Albert Street, Sheffield, TAS 7306
    The Working Art Space is located in the famous northwest Tasmanian Town of Murals, Sheffield. It is both an art gallery and thriving hub of local arts related activity. Established in 2005 by the Kentish branch of Tasmanian Regional Arts, it is situated in a heritage-listed, Kentish council owned, former drill hall built in 1912 for the 22nd Light Horse Company The interior of the building has been transformed into a high quality arts based facility where you can view and purchase the exceptional work of local artists and artisans, enrol in one of the regularly held workshops plus check out the latest exhibition on display. You can also pre-book a demonstration session by an artist for your tour or special group, which includes complimentary refreshments. If you take the self-guided audio tour of Sheffield's murals, which can be arranged through the Visitor Information Centre, you will eventually find yourself at the Working Art Space because it boasts its own mural with a fitting theme - an old man reminiscing on his youth as a Light Horseman - just outside the main entrance. Step inside, it is definitely worth taking a look. More
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    World of Marbles

    34 Main Street, Sheffield, TAS 7306
    The World of Marbles specialises in hand-made glass marbles, based in Sheffield, north west Tasmania. All marbles feature contemporary art designs and many are made on site. The studio is open for visitors to watch the marble making process using hot glass. There is a gallery with marbles to purchase, a kids room full of playing marbles and an exhibition room which houses the owners' private collection. This is the only gallery of its type in Australia. More
  • Kentish Museum

    93 Main Street, Sheffield, TAS 7306
    The Kentish Museum is a heritage museum at Sheffield, north west Tasmania. Sheffield is a 40-minute drive south of Devonport (30 kilometres/19 miles) and an hour west of Launceston (93 kilometres/58 miles). The Kentish museum preserves and displays artefacts from Sheffield's history. Exhibits include agricultural machinery, minerals, shop fittings, old books, historical newspapers, pioneer household effects and clothing. The museum also has excellent displays on the history of hydro-electricity in the local area. The Kentish Museum is located in Sheffield's main street and is open from 10am until 3pm each day. Sheffield is known internationally for its collection of public murals, which depict the area's rich history. Since 1986, dozens of murals have been painted in the town, ranging from large scale work by professional painters, to murals by local school children. Sheffield attracts over 100,000 visitors each year who come to admire this collection of public art. The town also hosts the annual Mural Fest - a national competition of mural art. More

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