ROSSTREVOR GUEST FARM
Guest Farm Accommodation
in Barkly East, Wild Coast & Berg,
Eastern Cape, South Africa
Rosstrevor is a late Victorian farmhouse, beautifully restored and just 25
kilometers from Barkly East. Nestled in the foothills of the Witteberg, the
southern extension of the Drakensberg and is 30 kilometers from Tiffendell Ski
Find peace and tranquility by strolling along the banks of our crystal streams,
or do bird watching or visit our rock art sites. Hiking in the high mountains or
forsaking in the river gravels for crystal agars will keep you entertained for
hours. We pride ourselves in providing the finest fly-fishing for Wild Rainbow
Trout or Orange River yellow fish.
The crystal clear river flows for 18 kilometers around deeply incised meanders
and past sandstone cliffs. In season you may like to hunt grey wing francolin,
guinifowl or mountain rehbok.
The old barn, a beautiful stone building dating back to 1878, once was a dairy,
has been renovated into the most beautiful venue for your dream wedding and
functions. The Old Dairy restaurant is also open occasionally.
We offer value for money in this tastefully decorated farmhouse and a laid back
holiday with healthy activities. It is a must!
The hundred-year old farmhouse has been painstakingly restored and furnished in
late Victorian style. The house can accommodate 10-12 people comfortably in 6
For entertainment indoors there is a cozy bar, built from wood grown on the
farm, in a TV lounge (please bring your own dstv decoder). There is an unusual
indoor braai to keep you cozy on a chilly winters evening. The kitchen with its
agastove is fully equipped and all crockery, cutlery and glassware are provided
for self-catering. In the dining room you can enjoy your meals around an old
style dining table with an essistove to give it a warm and home full atmosphere.
The house is fully equipped with electric blankets open fireplace and heaters in
We have a separate Rondavel sleeping 3 people with its own bathroom.
We offer you the finest fly-fishing for wild trout. The crystal clear river has
many trophy size rainbow trout and yellow fish, and flows for 18 kilometers
around deeply incised meanders and past sandstone cliffs.
The vanished Bushmen have left many signs of there passing, in caves and under
overhangs are many paintings including the unique twelve meter "dragon" supposed
to be painted while in a dragon like trance.
Hiking or riding horse across the extensive property will reveal many species of
birds for bird watching and perhaps a mountain rehbok or a baboon. You can go
for a nature walk along the beautiful river and cool you of with a refreshing
swim in the crystal clear water, or even take your lunch with and enjoy a
peaceful picnic on the bank of the river under a willow tree.
In season you may like to hunt grey wing francolin, guinifowl or rehbok. If you
like the extreme and adventure with your 4x4 vehicle we can take you on an
unforgettable 4x4 drive on our own property or in the surrounding area.
You can experience the locals by joining them for a game of golf on the
local golf course in Barkly East (+- 25km), or a pub lunch or dinner in
different restaurants or clubhouse in town.
In the winter season you can go for a day trip to Tiffendell Ski Resort (+-
30km) and enjoy a day on the ski’s or snowboard in natural snow. If you would
like a game of tennis or squash you can go to the Wartrail tennis club (+- 10km)
and go for refreshment at the clubhouse.
Otherwise you can do bird watching, 4x4 routes or fly-fishing at various places
in the surrounding area.
Weddings and Functions
The Old Barn, a beautiful sandstone building dating back to 1878, is the perfect
venue for your dream wedding or functions. If you would like to do team building
events, we can offer you various activities in the nature and inspires
The Old Dairy restaurant is perfect for smaller functions, there is space for +-
50 people and have bar facilities.
In the sandstone barn is space for up to 150 people and provides the most
beautiful atmosphere for a stylish farm-style wedding. We do have a chapel on
site with an unforgettable mountain view.
Wedding packages include: Venue, Catering, Function hire of tables, chairs and
place settings, decorating and Guesthouse accommodation.
We offer you an affordable wedding in the mountains of the Drakenberg, away from
the rushed city life.
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