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ABOUT THE DERWENT VALLEY
The locals know that the Derwent Valley is Tasmania’s best kept secret. It is their secret. Their secret, perfect piece of the world. Perfectly, sublimely beautiful. Pristine. Vast, with warm pockets of civilisation.
Since it earliest history, the Derwent Valley has always been a favourite destination for Tasmanians, first for the indigenous peoples and later for the European settlers, and so on until the present day.
In 2017 a loose collective of Tourism Operators, who are passionate about their Valley, decided that the time was right to promote the Derwent Valley Tasmania brand. The initial small group initiative was to establish a Derwent Valley Tasmania Facebook page followed by our website. Our initiative quickly grew into a true grass-roots movement to promote the Derwent Valley.
The Derwent Valley is Tasmania’s most scenically beautiful valley, Tasmania’s premier wine and gourmet food bowl, Tasmania’s adventure hub, custodian of some of Tasmania’s earliest history, and home to many of Tasmania’s best accommodation, experiential and lifestyle opportunities.
Come visit the Derwent Valley. Stay a while. The locals won’t mind sharing their paradise.
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At the Westerway Raspberry Farm, we believe in reliably providing the freshest, best tasting berries possible to our many and varied customers, From humble beginnings 15 years ago, we continue to grow our berry farm and supply customers across the country.
The farm is situated on the fertile river flats of the Tyenna River, running through the Derwent Valley in Tasmania’s rugged Western Wilderness region. Owned and operated by the Clark family, Westerway Raspberry Farm has been supplying thousands of kilograms of fresh and frozen raspberries, blackcurrants, blackberries and other seasonal soft fruits to Tasmanian and Australian markets for over 10 years. With over 150 acres of land under berry and soft fruit production, the farm is amongst Australia’s largest soft fruit farms.
The Westerway Raspberry Farm supplies the freshest berries to the public from the Farm Gate Shop. Tourists to nearby Mt Field National Park and locals alike, cherish our short but sweet growing season from early December to late January when The Farm Gate Shop is open from 9am to 6pm.
The Westerway Raspberry Farm looks forward to all our customers, large and small, enjoying our quality fruit in the coming seasons.