Somerset has two attractive swimming beaches, Fairlands and Somerset whilst opposite the Mill House is a boat ramp into the Cam River. The river bank also has a children’s play area and electric barbeque facilities. There is a walking path leading to Somerset beach and the local Surf Club along which various exercise machines are located.
There are many other local attractions nearby, a few of which are listed below together with contact details for the Burnie Visitor Information Centre.
THE LACTOS CHEESE FACTORY BURNIE
Lactos is one of Australia’s leading speciality cheesemakers and at the Tasting and Sales Centre you can sample them.
Address: 145, Old Surrey Road, Burnie, TAS 7320.
Phone Number: 03 6431 2566
THE HELLYER ROAD DISTILLERY BURNIE
The Hellyers Road Distillery in Burnie is Australia’s largest single malt whisky distillery.
The centre offers guided tours and boasts a retail shop and restaurant.
Address: 153, Old Surrey Road, Burnie, TAS 7320
Phone Number: 03 6433 0439
THE WONDERS OF WYNYARD GALLERY
The Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition Centre also houses the Wynyard Visitor Information Centre and Wonders of Wynyard gallery.
Address: 8, Exhibition Link, Wynyard, TAS 7325
Phone Number: 03 6443 8330
BURNIE MAKERS WORKSHOP
The Burnie Makers Workshop also houses the Burnie Visitor Information Centre.
Address: 2, Bass Highway, Burnie, TAS 7320
Phone Number: 03 6430 5831