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Come and explore a 19th Century Country Estate and join us for a private escorted tour of Shene Estate 1819. Located at Pontville, 30 minutes drive from Hobart, and 15 minutes from MONA and Richmond. Each tour is personally escorted by a family...more
We called in to see the Shene Estate and enjoyed the tour around the stables and the incredible restoration works with Anne. We were lucky enough to have seen the property a number of years ago and can appreciate what has been achieved in maintaining...More
Anne and David provided an amazing experience for my family. Starting with a fabulous bounty morning tea. After some wonderful food we were provided a firsthand experience of seeing an authentic travel experience. Exploring historical restoration with a commitment to detail and the...More
We popped into Shene to see if we could have a quick look and buy some Poltergeist Gin and were not disappointed. The distiller showed us his workplace and shared some very interesting information about the distilling they do.
This place is an unexpected highlight of a tour of Tasmania. Our visit to Shene was as part of a cruise visit to Hobart and I had no great expectations. I could not have been more wrong. This place is a families heritage project that...More
This stop was part of a bigger tour on a cruise ship excursion, but it's open to the general public as well. A nice little place to stop, a bit of history, a distillery & a lovely family who are passionate about conservation & what...More
A tour of the Shene historic estate dating back to the early 1800s is a delightful experience and a step back into the colourful history of early settlers who were passionate about their horses. David and Anne will delight you with their passion and love...More
Our car club enjoyed an interesting visit to Shene. There was a great morning tea, followed by an interesting tour of the historic stables, barn and owners homestead. These are people who know about hospitality. The entire experience was without fault. I highly recommend this...More
We decided to go out for a Sunday drive and called into Shene estate as we had tried their Poltergeist Gin and wanted to have a quick look at the distillery and estate.
When we arrived we were greeted like old friends by David, owner...More
Shene is a labour of love, work in progress conservation project lovingly restoring a Cotswold style stables and farmhouse built in the early 1800.
The family funds this impressive project through the distilling and marketing of spectacular gins and whiskeys. The distillery is also located...More
On a flying weekend visit to Hobart, my sister in law took me out to a wonderful little gin distillery in Pontville, a little north of Hobart located in the rolling farmlands of the State.
Started in the 1840s as the ancestral home of the...More