A unique offsite venue with flexible spaces, Willie Smith’s Apple Shed is ideal for large group events, in an old apple packing shed built in 1942. The home of Willie Smith’s cider is a 25-minute drive south of Hobart, in the picturesque Huon Valley. Local ciders, wine and craft beer are served in a warm, heritage setting that is also home to Charles Oates Distilling, where fine apple spirits are distilled in a hand-beaten copper still.
Enjoy the exclusive use of the Apple Shed and grounds by day or night for large events. The Museum or Distillery are perfect spaces for break out sessions or smaller group events. Board meetings can be held in the on-site distillery, seating up to 20 people for lunch. Guests are invited to browse the onsite apple museum, enjoy a cider tasting or still tour and then feast on local, seasonal dishes.
Intimate dinner parties for 20, whole-shed seated dinners for 140 or cocktail functions for 200 are easily accommodated, and the adjacent Apple Shed Paddock can cater for up to 600 guests in a festival-style format.
Eat & Drink
Eat at Willie Smith’s Apple Shed and enjoy a menu crafted with produce from local providers. Showcasing the best of southern Tasmania, you can expect salmon from the purest water on earth, or cheese made from the happiest sheep you’ve ever seen. The rustic sheds wooden sheds create a warm and relaxed atmosphere, all within a half-hour drive from Hobart. In-house catering can provide for intimate dinner parties for 20, whole-shed seated dinners for 140 or cocktail functions for 200 are easily accommodated, and the adjacent Apple Shed Paddock can cater for up to 600 guests in a festival-style format.