A beautiful lodge in the middle of tasmanian paradise. Sean and rosemary are great hosts and provide mouth watering meals. The property is inviting and built for comfort. Possums and wallabies can be seen everywhere so animal lovers will be pleased.
When I walked into Sean and Rosemary's lodge, my first impression was that it was a good place to relax! The lounge is beautiful and peaceful with large windows looking out on a gorgeous valley and hills beyond. The rooms are lovely and comfortable and all look out onto that same view. Wombats and echnidas grazed nonchalantly on the grass as we walked by. Sean's dinners were absolutely delicious as were the breakfasts - and one day, lunch, after we came back from our forest walk. As I told Sean, that walk blew me away. Learning about the complexity, variety and age range of the flora was fascinating, and the forest is alive with the sound of birdsong and just a beautiful and peaceful place to walk. Sean and Rosemary are great company and from them we learned so much about the history of the area and ways in which they and others have worked to preserve it. Of all of the lodges and inns we stayed at on our journey through Tassie, this lodge, in the midst of such beauty, was an experience I would repeat in a heartbeat.…
We booked 5 nights in March 2022 based on the lodges website and guest reviews, both of which appeared great. We got there and left after ONE night and one home cooked dinner. Why : - Wifi did NOT work in the room ( A$ 250/night) even though it was confirmed in writing - no privacy curtain or similar in the bathroom window facing garden ( poo with a view ) - mould on shower curtain - generally left the impression on us of missing cleanliness ( eg dust on window shades, stains on table cloth, long hair on napkin, plenty flies in living/dining room, etc We paid for TWO nights and the dinner, which was good, after some discussion as to whether we should pay the whole 5 nights.
The beautiful energy-efficient Lodge was designed and built by the owners, using local timbers and sandstone for the floor. There are panoramic views from every room. Sean is a highly qualified naturalist, conservationist and ...wait for it... chef! So it is not just the wonderful accommodation on offer. There are a range of guided walks through the property's unique forest and delicious three course meals incorporating home grown vegetables. So go for the full experience if you possibly can.
We stayed one night and it was a most peaceful and relaxing experience. The location is beautiful, set in a green valley with views of the western tiers. Sean and Rosemary are friendly and make you feel very welcome. We chose to eat dinner at the lodge and the food was exceptional - tempura fish and vegetables, sourced from the garden. Breakfast was also exceptional - I have never eaten duck eggs before and they were delicious. Also, Sean makes a mean hot chocolate. Our room was lovely and comfortable and we slept very well in the peace and quiet. It was a really relaxing stay, with good company and I would definitely return.
Highlights of a special birthday weekend here with friends include: Unlimited hot water for baths No tv Comfortable, cosy beds Gourmet meals featuring local produce Surprise birthday cake Being allowed to bring our dog Talking with Rosemary and Sean and learning so much about the area and their lives Walking Warner’s Track Fishing in the stream Pots of tea Warm, inviting lodge Fresh duck eggs for breakfast Abundant bird and animal life Amazing scenery Thank you Rosemary and Sean for making our weekend away such a special experience … we would love to return!
Had an excellent 2 nights at ForestWalksLodge. Sean and Rosemary are excellent hosts. The food was also excellent, with Sean being a great cook, and most of the food either being grown in their own garden or being sourced very locally. The lodge is a very good working example of passive solar design. Very warm and stable temperature. Well worth the visit just to see and experience this. The guided botanical walk is a must do add on. Thoroughly enjoyed the stay
We had the most relaxing, enjoyable and rejuvenating "nature-based" stay at Forests Walks Lodge. Everything about it is authentic and organic. Amazing forests walks to see ancient giant trees, fern forests, and other natural wonders. Sean is the best host imaginable, a great cook and knowledgeable on the area's natural and cultural history. The views from our room were inspiring and peaceful.
We stayed 3 nights at the Lodge. Sean and Rosemary were wonderful hosts; the lodge is nestled on the edge of the forest in an amazing valley. Sean's cooking was superb - the evening meals were a highlight, especially the amazing deserts. The ambience around the Lodge is relaxing and enjoyable. During Covid the guest numbers are limited to family units and the two of us thoroughly enjoyed the lodge experience. On the last day it rained heavily and after returning to the Lodge and enjoying a pre dinner drink Sean pointed out a waterfall cascading down the western Tiers - only flows after heavy rain. Wonderful to sit with the fire and watch with the ducks running around and sheep grazing on the valley floor.
We had a lovely room where we could listed to the sound of a babbling brook as well as the contented sounds made by the free range ducks. Rosemary and Swan were lovely hosts. The guided walk was very interesting and the food, cooked by Sean, was excellent. We definitely recommend it. During COVID they are only accepting bookings from family units. Our unit was 2.