Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail
Known for its unspoiled natural beauty, rich soil and friendly locals, Tasmania's North West combines stunning scenery with great produce and the ease and comfort of small town living.
Roadside stalls and farmhouse shops sell vegetables and fruits, pies, cheeses and handcrafted chocolates, while cellar doors offer wines, beers and whisky from dedicated boutique wineries and distilleries.
The Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail is designed to help you discover the best artisanal producers this special region of Tasmania has to offer.
Stretching from Launceston to Devonport and on to Stanley in Tasmania's far North West, the trail highlights artisanal producers committed to sustainable practices and making the most of this unique environment to create world-class, award-winning produce.
With more than 20 makers on the trail, you're sure to find something to tantalise your taste buds.
Out of Launceston, stop at 41 Degrees South Salmon and Ginseng Farm, where you can learn about this almost mythical plant and sample products made and infused with ginseng.
Continue on to Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm Café for a three course meal and a glass of Tasmanian wine, or a quick cafe meal or takeaway homemade raspberry ice-cream.
Closer to Devonport, Ashgrove Farm Cheese have been combining traditional techniques with modern methods to produce award winning dairy products since 1993.
And just out of Devonport is the The Cherry Shed Cafe and Gift Shop with fresh cherries, cherry ice-cream, port, liqueur, wines, jam, pickles, chutney, relish and sauces.
Of course it's not just about the produce, special as it is, it's the getting there that's half the fun. Tasmania's North West has some of the most memorable scenic experiences in Tasmania and with a stunning views along the way, every stop guarantees a memorable experience.