Barrington Tourism & Travel
Situated in the North West region of Tasmania, Barrington is some 192kms Northwest of Hobart and 74kms west of Launceston. The small town of Barrington is an ideal base to explore the scenic and historical delights that the North West has to offer. In the municipality of the Kentish Council, Barrington has a population of 557 souls.
Barrington - Near by
The major towns on the northwest coast of Tasmania can be easily accessed from Barrington. The historic town of Devonport is some 22kms north of the Barrington Township, and just a short drive northeast is the vibrant rural centre of Latrobe; southeast of Barrington is the artistic town of Sheffield, renowned for its fascinating town murals.
The nearby Lake Barrington is the site of a world-standard rowing course and host of the 1990 World Rowing Championships. Near Lake Barrington is the childrens paradise, Tasmazia, the worlds largest maze complex.
Breathtaking views over the Cradle Country Mountains and Bass Strait are obtained from the nearby Wilmot Township, which is also famous for housing the original Coles store, now a major Australian supermarket chain.
Also within close proximity are Lake Barrington Estate Vineyards, offering tastings and cellar door sales.
National Park - Lake St Clair - Cradle Mountain
Just under an hours drive southwest of Barrington is the world-famous Cradle Mountain situated within Lake St Clair National Park. The iconic Cradle Mountain is Tasmanias most recognisable landmark. The National Park also contains Tasmanias highest peak, Mt Ossa, and Australias deepest natural freshwater lake, Lake St Clair.