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“Beautiful pieces and a fabulous place for morning/afternoon tea”

Artisans On The Hill Gallery
Ranked #3 of 17 things to do in Taree
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Artisans on the hill is a must visit Gallery for something completely different! Functional, artistic pieces in wood, glass, metal, fabric and lots more. Relaxing Coffee Lounge with expansive rural views. Large workshop to try your hand at a myriad of Artisan skills.Check out more reviews under Artisans on the Hill in the Accommodation category!
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 18 January 2013

I recently visited Artiians Retreat Gallery with my extended family.The Gallery had beautiful pieces from a handmade clock,jewelry and lovely boxes. The tea, coffee,scones and cakes at the cafe attached were divine.Christine and Peter are wonderful hosts. There was even wooden and metal puzzles on the tables for us to solve and keep the younger members occupied. My daughter discovered Christine's bookshelves and some wonderful National geographic magazines that she loves to read. Christine happily loaned them to her as we were staying with family in the area.

Thank likeTOtravel11
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Reviewed 2 January 2013

We live within 10 kms of Artisans Retreat Gallery (aka Artisans On The Hill) and we delight in taking all of our visitors there when they come to visit us. Peter and Christine are absolutely delightful and beautiful people. They have a passion in what they do and it shows in the craftsmanship in their gallery displays from themselves and those who they buy from.
They also conduct workshops at a very reasonable price where you can learn these fine craft skills from the experts.
Oh, and they make a damn mean cuppa too ... and the food is delightful!!!!!
I totally recommend Artisans to everyone who either live in or are visiting the Manning Valley.

Thank Kerry-Drayden
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Reviewed 18 December 2012

Luckily to find this place, where we happen to meet Peter and Christine at their very warm welcoming home. Both were so friendly and made us so comfortable there, we happen to learn so much from the demo of what workshops they run. Personally we felt so attached to the people and place, having a wonderful view and air had positive vibes. Their gallery was amazing with such unique antiques that blew us and made us eager to learn from workshops.

A nice place to stay and relax !

Thank Nitin S
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Reviewed 27 November 2012

Peter & Christine are extremely friendly & passionate about their crafts and the accommodation is lovely. I really enjoyed our time there & am looking forward to a return visit and to booking in a work shop

Thank beaky_10
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Reviewed 25 November 2012

We had an opportunity to visit Peter and Christine at Artisans on the Hill for a couple of nights. We were greeted on arrival and made to feel special throughout our visit. The assigned room was comfortably large and we had the shared ensuite to ourselves, allowing us to relax and thoroughly enjoy the experience. We were welcomed into the common living room and spent a lot of time talking and drinking coffee with our hosts.

I have done some woodturning and took the opportunity to draw on Peter's turning experience to sharpen and broaden my own skills. He provided patient guidance and many tips on how to create something that is useful and artistic, from a lump of wood lying in the yard. Again, a relaxing and convivial experience.

Friendly hosts, a tastefully constructed gallery of craft products, a wide range of "hands-on' activities and a comfortable environment.

Thank Bryan S
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