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Trailways Accommodation Railton

Self-contained modern accommodation in Railton, Tasmania with mountain bike lockup



Trailways Accommodation is a recently built two bedroom, self contained home with modern conveniences and a spacious outdoor entertaining area.

Just 20 mins from the Spirit of Tasmania Terminal and the Devonport Airport, Railton is the gateway to the Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Trails, Cradle Mountain National Park, Mount Roland Conservation Area and Lake Barrington International Rowing Course. 

Only 8 mins from historic Sheffield and an easy 10 minutes from Latrobe. Railton is the hub for  the Wild Mersey Mountain Bike trails.


After a day of mountain biking from the doorstep or exploring the nearby hiking trails you can relax on the deck with a local beer or wine, engage in some outdoor games provided on the private back lawn while warming up around the firepit with a beer. Pay a visit to the resident platypus in Redwater creek at the rear of the property and help yourself to the fruit from the orchard and raspberry patch when in season.


Situated next to the train line, train enthusiasts and young children will love watching the long freight trains pass by slowly, the friendly train drivers will usually smile and wave back too. Occasionally a train will pass during the night and we have provided ear plugs for the lighter sleepers. Alternatively there is a pub next door to help numb the senses.​​​​​​



Trailways can accommodate up to 4 guests.

Master Bedroom: 1 x Queen bed

Twin Room: 2 x Single bed.




The fully equipped kitchen has a kettle, cafeitaly coffee machine, oven, microwave, rice cooker, toaster and toasted sandwich maker, stove and dishwasher  to make self-catering simple.

A Jamie Oliver '5 Ingredients or Less' Cookbook will inspire simple tasty meals.

Free Wifi and Netflix

Wind down at the end of the day watching your favourite shows on Netflix or upload your pictures from the days adventures using the free Wifi.

Bike Storage

Muddy bikes are welcome and there is a hose provided to clean them off after a big day riding.

Rest at ease knowing your bikes are safe in the purpose built bike shed.

Tea and Coffee

Tea and Coffee are provided.


There is a Caffitaly coffee machine with Urban Brew compostable pods.


Train enthusiasts and children will love watching the infrequent freight trains pass by slowly. The friendly train drivers will usually even smile and wave back.

Occasionally a train may pass by during the night and we have provided ear plugs for the lighter sleepers.

BBQ and Firepit

There is a BBQ provided on the deck for lazy summer BBQ dinners 

and a firepit in the back garden.

Entertaining Deck

The outdoor setting  is perfect for family dinners or an afternoon beer with your travel companions.

Drag the indoor/outdoor beanbags onto the deck and enjoy your morning coffee in the sunshine.


There is a resident platypus in Redwater creek at the rear of the property and a wallaby who regularly visits the backyard.

Help yourself to fruit from the orchard or the raspberry patch when in season. 

Bathroom and Laundry

There is a hairdryer provided to keep your hair looking its best.

There is also an iron and  ironing board provided, should you need to iron a shirt.