Bicycle Network: Great Escapade
Day 3 - Weldborough to St Helens
Wind your way to the top of state forest and enjoy panoramic views, before cruising done hill to the Pyengana Dairy Company to enjoy award winning cheese. If you would like a challenging ride with a prize at the end, take a detour and ride further up the road to see the amazing St Columba Falls.
Savour every metre - Pyengana Dairy Company at 150,170 metres from Lanceston
The Pyengana Dairy Company, in north east Tasmania, makes award winning, traditional cheeses. Delight in the cheese tasting at the Holy Cow Cafe with Kathy and Nahria (photographed bottom left below).
Pyengana is an Aboriginal word meaning the meeting of two rivers and the Pyengana Dairy Company sits in this lush river valley favoured by dairy farmers.
Tasty, sturdy cheeses have been made using traditional methods at Pyengana for more than 100 years, and present cheesemaker Jon Healey still uses equipment from that time. Hopefully you will also get a chance to see there famous milking robot in action.
Savour every metre - Lunch at Georges Bay at 198,070 metres
Upon arriving in St Helens, enjoy lunch by Georges Bay. Following lunch you will have the opportunity to travel to Binalong Bay, gateway to white beaches and the clear blue water of the Bay of Fires. You can ride your bike, or take the shuttle bus option which will be organised on event, to see one of the most beatiful bays in Tasmania.
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