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High Tea

Enjoy our delightful High Teas with family and friends

Enjoy our delightful café High Teas with family and friends within the charm of the building, gardens and conservatory at Cygnet Old Bank. You will be treated to a decadent selection of sweets and savouries with a choice from our lovely selection of Tasmanian tea and coffee. Our café is fully licenced so you may…

FOOD, DRINK & ART

A food, drink & art walk loop in the Huon & Channel

On a recent Instameet, we enjoyed a full day of indulgence in the Huon Valley and Channel with a lovely group of people. We visited Pagan Cider (drinking in the morning is fine when it’s something special), the Cygnet Old Bank Café, Grandvewe Sheep Cheesery & Hartshorn Distillery, and the Art Farm Birchs Bay. Basically, we ate and drank a tonne,…

Mid Winter Festival

Huon Valley Mid Winter Festival 2019

OUR VALLEY IS PRETTY COLD AND WET IN THE DEAD OF WINTER. IT’S FAR AWAY. IT’S DARK. YET THOUSANDS COME TO GET WILD, WASSAIL AND BURN A TWO STOREY WICKER MAN. COME GET LOST AND FOUND 12-14th July 2019 The Huon Valley Mid Winter Festival is a weekend of singing and dancing as well as…

Cygnet Market

Cygnet Market is on again this Sunday

The Cygnet Market is a vibrant community market that captures the food, music and people of Cygnet. Located in the iconic Town Hall, the market is held on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month and has grown to around 50 stalls. Aside from the wonderful community atmosphere, patrons can enjoy a wide range…

Remembering Terry Steward

Farewell Terence Grant Steward

Terence Grant Steward 25th November 1947- 24th February 2019 A message from Tina, Terry’s cousin… I grew up with Terry who was my cousin and very close friend. When we were young he and his parents Doug and Betty shared a beautiful historic home in Hannam Street Arncliffe, with our grandparents Nan and Pop. He…

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Country Town Retreat

Truly Aus is an online magazine dedicated to publishing travel stories that reveal and celebrate the real Australia, giving travellers insider tips on how to discover the best of regional, rural and outback Australia. Winsor Dobbin visited Cygnet and his article “Sip, Eat, Sleep: Cygnet” featured Cygnet Old Bank in the February issue where he…

Happy Birthday

Come & Celebrate with Us!!

The old saying “time flies when you’re having fun” is certainly true for us here at Cygnet Old Bank. We can’t believe it’s our birthday already. It’s been a year since we opened our doors after our renovations and we have loved the journey. We have met some beautiful people from Australia and all over…

Conservatory Cafe

Christmas at Cygnet Old Bank

We love this time of year!! Its busy and exciting and full of colour and sparkles. We’ve had lots of Christmas celebrations here at Cygnet Old Bank and its been our pleasure to create beautiful festive tables for our guests to enjoy celebrating with friends and family. Beautiful food, stunning flowers and lots of laughter!

Canadian table

A Canadian garden tour group recently luncheoned at the Conservatory Café

We had a lovely group of gardeners visit us all the way from Canada, they wrote a great review after enjoying lunch in the Conservatory Cafe. Sharon at the Old bank in Cygnet was wonderful today, so patient with our lateness – she had our table decorated with Native Australian plants plus roses, food was…