Somerset could easily be considered a suburb of Burnie. But it isnít; just ask anyone who lives at Somerset. Somerset clearly has its origins in Britain but was not identified.

Somerset is located on the estuary of the Cam River mid-way between the town-ship The Cam River is the borderline of where Wynyard meets Burnie. A beach stretches along the full length of the Somerset coastline from the Cam River to the far western outskirts.

There are a number of small businesses in Somerset with almost all along the main street.

Notable industries in Somerset include: Gunnís Veneers, which is one of only three production facilities in Australasia. Gunnís Veneers, the Burnie branch of William Adams. William Adams is a CAT Rental Dealer. These types of businesses are in keeping with the commercial positives of this region.

Somerset has no heritage facets, but the old non used Anglican Church would have been the benchmark. The Catholic and United are active.

The Somerset Hotel has great presence in the town.

The Somerset War Memorial is represented by this Vietnam acknowledgement. This sort of demonstrates the era of this town.

There is no need to make a point of visiting Somerset, but the town may be a convenient launch spot for the Burnie visit.



Fireplace Dump Station
General Store Bottled Gas
Internet Caravan
Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
  Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club Lions Club
  Gymnasium   Gardens
  Winery Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
  Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
  Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking Jet Boating
  Information   Hospital
  Hang Gliding   Golf Course