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Westbury The Yorkshire of Australia

Fancy a bit of English village life in Australia? Your best bet is the town of Westbury in Tasmania’s central north. Check out the Westbury Maze, Village Green and Tea Rooms. There’s also a vintage tractor museum and some lovely colonial buildings.

Top attractions

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Get lost in a maze

Westbury Maze is made up of 3000 English Privot hedges standing over 2 metres in height. With over a kilometres of pathways, good luck!

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Pearn’s Steam World

You’ll see steam-powered machinery galore at this unusual attraction, as well as household items from bygone eras.

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John Temple Gallery

This collection of Tasmanian photographs is well worth seeing, with the framed pictures depicting all parts of the state.

Luck of the Irish

The Westbury Irish Festival is held every year in March, and celebrates all that is Irish. Bands, singers and musicians are part of the fun, and there are also train rides, a jumping castle and an assortment of games and activities for all ages. It doesn’t matter if you’re Irish, English, Aussie or anything else – all are welcome!

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