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…


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…

Fat Pig Farm Afloat

Come stay with us and share a day on the river with Fat Pig Farm Afloat

Yukon Tours and Fat Pig Farm are happy to invite you on board for these special events! Fat Pig Farm Afloat combines the delicious artisan produce of southern Tasmania with the dramatic beauty of the Huon Valley. Aboard Yukon, your cruise on the majestic Huon River is accompanied by a seasonal picnic lunch with matching…

Spring Special

Spring Special at Cygnet Old Bank

Come and stay with us and enjoy our Spring Special We are offering 2 nights accommodation in one of our beautifully appointed rooms plus breakfast and a bottle of wine on arrival. Cygnet is the centre of the fruit growing Huon Valley where apple, cherry and berry orchards line the hills and are full of…

spring menu

Spring is here and we have a new menu!

To celebrate the start of Spring Cygnet Conservatory Cafe has a new menu! Choose from our All Day Breakfast which features our house cured Atlantic Salmon with poached eggs on sourdough, or our Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes with maple mascarpone and warm local berry compote. Main meals feature our pan fried gnocchi with 12 hour slow…

paddock to garment

Paddock to Garment now at Cygnet Old Bank

Paddock to Garment has now opened a spinning and weaving studio and gallery/shop at Cygnet Old Bank. The Paddock to Garment Story Run by Karen Grady & Gordon Drake, ‘Paddock to Garment’ started with two alpacas, as grass cutters, and one spinning wheel. Quickly addicted to both, these were followed by more alpacas, a loom…