elcome to Matjiesfontein
Village and The Lord Milner
“A lush oasis in the Little Karoo
– An outpost of Empire from a bygone era”
was founded in 1884 by the legendary and energetic Scottish railwayman James Douglas Logan. It became established as a fashionable Victotian health spa, and is now well known for its
splendid historical buildings and a peace
and timelessness that is rare. In testament,
the entire Village was preserved as a National
Heritage Site in 1975 under the direction of revered hotelier David Rawdon.
a feast for the imagination as
between these walls lie a colourful history that
includes international cricketers, Olive
Schreiner’s residency, fortification during the Boer war as headquarters of the Cape Command, refuge for
Jamieson Raid reformers, and controversial war crimes hearings.
Step back in time and be
indulged in the sumptuous surrounds of yesteryear - take a trip on the Old London Bus, let John on trumpet
summon you to dinner, soak up the history in the Transport or Victoriana
museums, take in the uniqueness of the Little Karoo with veld walks, hikes and mountain bikes,
visit the Boer War British Army remount encampment site (c.1900) nearby,
play a game of tennis or Petanque, or simply relax, and read in the opulent
lounges or by the residents only pool.
indeed a Great Country Getaway
where pure relaxation is enjoyed. In addition, we provide an unrivalled
setting and excellent facilities to cater for your wedding, family
celebration, or conference.
Enter here to view Accommodation
options or to Reserve your booking
Many awesome photographic contributions
by: HLJ Photography (www.hljphotography.co.za) -
Redesign and Hosting by Snowball