Blog - Page 14

Happy New Year!

Posted on Wed December 30, 2015.

Since 1884, Matjiesfontein has welcomed visitors from all over the globe—and including the likes of Cecil John Rhodes, Rudyard Kipling, Olive Schreiner, among many others.

Read More

Tips for a magical Christmas

Posted on Thu December 24, 2015.

Make Christmas morning extra special for your children by playing elf with some magical tricks to enchant young minds by leaving clues of Santa’s visit

Read More

Matjiesfontein Walks: The British Army Remount Camp

Posted on Fri December 18, 2015.

During the years of the British remount encampment (c.1900), the area in front of the railway station served as parade ground, where over 10,000 infantry and 20,000 horses were camped in the surrounding veld.

Read More

Recipe: Lemon Meringue

Posted on Fri December 11, 2015.

Like sunshine on a plate, lemon meringue is the perfect dessert for a hot Karoo afternoon.

Read More

Matjiesfontein Walks: Koniekraal

Posted on Fri December 4, 2015.

Explore the magic of Matjiesfontein on foot, with the red earth beneath you and the wide, open blue sky above. Watch the birds of prey wheel and turn while you breathe the famous Champagne air as the veld comes alive around you.

Read More