Tiegerpoort is a beautiful suburb in Pretoria, Gauteng which mostly consists of small holdings. Tiegerpoort is a lovely getaway in tranquil surroundings away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The whole family will enjoy Tiegerpoort as there are many attractions nearby such as the Sammy Marks Museum which consists of nearly all the original farm including the stables, coach-house, cowshed and wine cellar. There are also five Victorian cottages. There are guided tours and a beautiful Victorian Tea Garden where visitors can relax and have a picnic or enjoy a game of old fashioned Croquet. Another museum not far from Tiegerpoort is the Smuts House Museum which was once home to Jan Christiaan Smuts, twice president of South Africa. The Pioneer Museum in Silverton is not to be missed, it was established in 1946 and is now a beautifully refurbished farm home open to the public where visitors can experience the way of life in those days. You will be able to try your hand at candle making, coffee roasting, bread baking and wheat grinding.
Tiegerpoort is in Gauteng which enjoys warm sunny days throughout most of the year. The summer days are warm to hot with most rainfall as afternoon thunderstorms and the winter months are cool with temperatures dropping considerably in the evenings.