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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a beautiful place in the Western Tiers with accessible walks, wonderful meals and hosts very knowledgeable about the area, look no further than Forest Walks Lodge. The rooms are spacious and well appointed with comfortable beds, and luxurious baths, a lovely outdoor space to watch the lovely sunsets and the impressive southern stars. While you are close to the pretty town of Deloraine where you can get provisions for walks and have a meal, take advantage of the wonderful meals at the Forest Walks Lodge where a delicious meal with locally sourced foods can be prepared for you by your friendly hosts. You will also be able to join in walks right from the Lodge. There is much to be enjoyed at the Lodge and the surrounding area.

Stayed: December 2017, travelled with family
1  Thank Gina R
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

What an outstanding place to visit on out Tasmanian Itinerary arranged by Susie de Carteret, great host Sean an Rosemary food and hospitality where excellent.

Fabulous walk in the World Heritage Forest with Sean, his knowledge and expertise is second to none. Anyone visiting Tasmania should take a in a few days here to learn about ecology of this wonderful place. Thank you for the experience it will live long in the memory.

Room Tip: They are all good.
  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank John F
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

In a remote forest area this B&B/lodge has been built with eco-considerations in mind and is v. attractive and comfortable. Our first night Rosemary cooked us a delicious meal of smoked trout and home-grown lettuce, venison shoulder with pommes daupinoises, carrots & courgettes, & apple & rhubarb crumble & home-made ice-cream. We had a comfortable night apart from the smoke alarm deciding to go off! Sean, back from a trip, cooked us duck eggs & bacon for breakfast and a truly amazing master-chef dinner: buckwheat mushroom pancakes, tempura pink ling with courgette veg & flower, dessert of lemon & mandarin curd tart, kuquat in brandy, kumquat sorbet & a little glass of cointreau - wow!

  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Linda P
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Forestlodge, Owner at Forest Walks Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Thanks Linda
The citrus deserts have certainly been a winner this year. Sorry about the smoke alarm. We have recently had them both replaced so hopefully that won't happen again. The courgettes have dried up but we have very nice kale in the garden at the moment.

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

On the excellent advice of our travel agent , Susie of Tasmanian Odyssey , we booked 2 nights at Forest Walks Lodge . It's quite unlikely we would have chosen , or even found , Rosemary and Sean's out if the way accommodation , but so glad we were directed here.The ecologically aware , virtually self-sustaining Lodge boasts large , clean accommodation , excellent , beautifully presented meals , prepared by Sean , the hosts' hospitality , entertainment (and eggs !) provided by the resident 4 ducks , and as a piece de resistance , Sean's guided forest walk ... a fascinating , educational , eye-opening few hours . Weather cooperated , so we got to spend a lot of outdoor time , were well-fed , slept well , learned a lot , didn't miss satellite connections ; what more could we ask ? Great stay ! Thanks to Rosemary and Sean ... and Susie !

  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

It's hard to zero in one any one outstanding feature. The accommodations, the food and the hospitality shown were over the top. Meals were bountiful, delicious and very well presented featuring local ingredients of the highest level. the hosts, Sean and Rosemary were just wonderful; kind, knowledgeable and only too happy to assist.
I booked again for this year and look forward to another stay.

Room Tip: All rooms have a terrific view.
  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled solo
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1  Thank ElffromNewJersey
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Forestlodge, Owner at Forest Walks Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

We are looking forward to having you here again and sharing some great "foodie" stories.

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