Cressy is a rural township with a population of around 1000 is on the Norfolk Plains, below the Great Western Tiers, 36 kms from Launceston, and 21 kms off the Midlands Highway.

The Cressy area is a mecca for fly fishing. Known as the ‘Gateway to Trout Fishing Paradise’ with accessibility to Brumby’s Creek, the Weirs, the Macquarie Lake and Liffey rivers.