Backpacking Sheffield

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    CHECK OUT THE PAINTED MURALS AROUND TOWN AND DISTRICT: Photo - Kerry & Malcolm Nicholson, courtesy of Tourism Tasmania. All rights reserved
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    THERE ARE ALMOST 50 MURALS TO SEE: Photo - Julian Bale, courtesy of Tourism Tasmania. All rights reserved
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    EXPLORE SOME OF THE BEAUTIFUL SCENERY NEARBY THE TOWN, LIKE MOUNT ROLAND: Photo - Richard Eastwood, courtesy of Tourism Tasmania. All rights reserved
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Sheffield Highlights

  • See the painted murals (around 47),  located in the town and around the district, which depict the history of the area.

  • Visit the Kentish Museum, which contains a wealth of information and artifacts that reveal the shire's agricultural, industrial and social histories.

  • Near Sheffield is Tasmazia, which includes 8 mazes, featuring The Great Maze, reputedly the world's largest, as well as The Village of Lower Crackpot, a whimsical model village built to 1/5th scale.

About Sheffield

Population 1,000

Sheffield is a small town situated in the north of Tasmania. The town has become recognised for all the painted murals located in the town and around the district (around 47), which depict the history of the area.

There is also a lot of beautiful scenery around Sheffield, including Mount Roland, the picturesque forest areas, great fishing rivers and Lake Barrington.

Sheffield is also close to vineyards, Devils Gate Dam and Tasmazia, which has seven mazes and is the largest complex of its kind in the world.

Orientation Map for Sheffield


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Sheffield Visitor Information Centre

5 Pioneer Crescent
Sheffield, Tasmania
Phone (03) 6491 1036
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