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Fun to see

A shame it was wet when we went through otherwise we would have stopped and enjoyed so much more of... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Darwin, Australia
Topiaries Galore

Drove to Railton for a day trip not knowing what to expect and found a sweet little town with so... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Barbara L
Coral Cove, Australia
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Railton, Tasmania 7305, Australia
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Railton isn't on a main road so it's a surprise to drive into the town and find the streets lined with sculpted topiary trees. The town is spotless and another quirky attraction in northern Tasmania. Well worth a detour.

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We were driving to nearby Sheffield and were blown away by the inventive topiary abounding in nearly every front garden in this quaint little town of Railton. The whole town has embraced the novelty of it all. The variety of the animals invented in this...More

Thank Mim L
Reviewed 28 March 2018

A shame it was wet when we went through otherwise we would have stopped and enjoyed so much more of this cute little town with its wonderful topiary. What a lovely thing to do, to make topiary out of hedges.

Thank Susiesharpie2015
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

While not as impressive as nearby Sheffield with its murals, and smaller in size, Railton is very close by so it makes sense to drive through if you're in the area anyway. The chief thing of interest here is the topiary, which is the art...More

Thank AlbanyRick
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Drove to Railton for a day trip not knowing what to expect and found a sweet little town with so many toparies, all different. The whole town seems to have embraced this idea and each garden is a delight. Drop into the bakery for a...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Well presented Town and full marks for using Topiary as a draw card. We visited early spring and some of the shrubs and hedges were still a little bare and straggly but we still enjoyed walking around the town and admiring the gardens and imagining...More

Thank peter s
Reviewed 1 September 2017

If you go to Sheffield they have their murals, but Railton has its topiary. They are very cleverly done, and it was fun wandering about seeing all the gardens with their 'art'. There was one particularly large collection of animals and machinery topiary that we...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I suppose that if you are into topiary, this is a town that you could spend a full day exploring. The art of shaping shrubs and hedges into forms like animals and objects has made this town a landmark of Tasmania. Little but economically healthy,...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

It is good to see small towns creating a theme with which to attract tourists, and here they have found small shrubs to do it. A lot of them were quite good but I would have liked to have seen more.

Thank TippOz
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This little town has done well in promoting itself the topiary here is nothing short of fantastic and the murals are worth visiting the tow people are very friendly and helpful this is worth a visit and to try and find all topiary is great...More

Thank Ian R
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