Weldborough Hotel is a traditional country pub inland from St Helens in north-east Tasmania. The hotel has a range of accommodation options including double rooms, twin rooms and a family room. The family room can sleep up to five guests and all rooms have electric blankets and heating. There are shared facilities and a cosy lounge area to relax. The hotel offers the coldest of beer and hearty home-cooked meals in a friendly old-fashioned atmosphere. Weldborough was once a booming mining town with a large population of Chinese miners. The hotel has displays of photographs and memorabilia from the pioneer days of tin mining. Weldborough is in the mountainous hinterland of the east coast, on the A3 Highway between St Helens and Scottsdale. It is surrounded by rainforest with blackwoods, myrtles, sassafras trees and tall tree ferns. Nearby you can visit and fossick at the Mt Paris Dam, built by hand and wheelbarrow in the 1930s or Ma Mon Chin Dam once the Laffa Tin Mine, and renamed in memory of the celestial leader of the Chinese miners of this area. Weldborough is approximately 90-minutes (123 kilometres/76 miles) drive from Launceston.
Weldborough Hotel has found some interesting facts about Australia that may surprise you. The Australian Alps get more snow than the Swiss Alps. 90 percent of Australians live on the coast. Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest eco system in the world. Australia has over 60 separate wine regions.
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