The charming self catering country style cottage is situated between Lady Grey and Barkly East and it has panoramic views of kilometres that is absolutely breath taking. It gives one the feeling of that you are looking into the future.
Barkly East Accommodation - Eastern Cape, Wild Coast & Berg
Set in the foothills of the majestic Southern Drakensberg mountains, Barkly East is known as the 'Switzerland of South Africa', because of the snow that covers its rugged mountains in winter. Barkly East in the Eastern Cape, and especially nearby Tiffindell Ski Resort (just under 80km from Barkly East), is one of the few areas in South Africa where winter sports are pursued. In this Barkly East, Eastern Cape area you can experience skiing and snowboarding between May and August, with professional ski instructors showing you how it's done.
Summer in Barkly East is perfect for wonderful hikes, mountain biking and swimming in natural Eastern Cape pools, and for the 4x4 enthusiast, there are outstanding trails suitable for all levels of driver.
Summer in Barkly East accommodation is also famous for excellent fly fishing in sparkling mountain streams, where indigenous rainbow trout and yellow fish are in abundance. Barkly East bird life is enticed by the characteristic lush green valleys covered in wild-flowers, and includes the yellow breasted pipit, ground woodpecker and bearded vulture.
For the golf fanatic, the Barkly East Golf Club has a nine hole golf course with lovely mountain views, a bar which boasts big screens, and a large fireplace for those cold Eastern Cape evenings.
History buffs will thoroughly enjoy the Barkly East Museum, which offers fascinating displays giving insight into how people lived and survived in early Barkly East. Also housed in this Eastern Cape museum are traditional Eastern Cape Xhosa artwork, weapons and bead work, and a display of uniforms and clothing dating from the Anglo Boer War, to the First and Second World Wars.
Barkly East accommodation offers superb lodgings with magnificent mountain views and on-site activities which include fly-fishing, hiking, horse riding, bird watching, quad biking and nature walks in the Witteberg Mountains.
If you're staying over in Barkly East accommodation around April, don't miss the annual Barkly East Wild Trout and Partridge Festival, which draws tourists from far and wide.
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