Wellington with its beautiful historic buildings, gracious hospitality and an array of tourism attractions is an inviting destination for a crisp winter’s day. When exploring the VILLAGE MEANDER pop in at the visitors’ information centre next to the majestic Dutch Reformed Church at the top of Main Road for recommendations. Wellington’s educational institutions stemmed from […]

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Wellington and off-the-beaten track must be mentioned in the same sentence. The OFF-THE-BEATEN TRACK MEANDER which is only a stone’s throw from the town and all its offerings, provides visitors with the opportunity to visit the only commercial whisky distillery in Africa, The James Sedgwick Distillery, or to relax in the countryside with the hustle […]

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The HORSESHOE MEANDER, situated on the boundary of Wellington and Paarl is home to some well-known wineries, country estate living, horse riding and buchu plantations. It’s quiet, laid-back and eclectic mix of visitor offerings will make you forget about the city burden. The undisputed home of the original Coffee Chocolate Pinotage, Diemersfontein Wine & Country […]

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At the foot of Bain’s Kloof Pass lies the ‘Bo-Vallei’ (‘upper valley’) flanked by the Limietberg mountain range on one side and the Groenberg on the other side. Limietberg Nature Reserve has nine different hiking trails though fynbos terrain and there are also numerous scenic driving routes in and around Wellington. Meander through the Bo-Vallei […]

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Travel along the frontier to the north and stop along your way for wine-tasting, scenery and fabulous food on the Bain’s Kloof Meander. In 1854 Bain’s Kloof Pass, an engineering masterpiece designed and constructed by Scotsman Andrew Geddes Bain, provided access to the hinterland beyond the mountains and became the official ‘Gateway to the North’ […]

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