Boschendal Farm accommodation and exciting happenings in May…

Boschendal Farm, the stately Manor House

There is always something exciting happening at Boschendal Farm and May is a truly busy month.  Now that our summer is over, and your overseas guests have returned home to their summer, Boschendal Farm is offering some special rates on their accommodation from the uber luxury Rhodes Cottage to the stylishly simple beautifully restored farm cottages. Staying here you can enjoy the very best of farm life. There are farm tours or your own walking tours through the orchards and the local fynbos. You’ll find mountain biking routes, walking paths, caves to explore, wine tasting and cellar tours, trout fishing and swimming in the dams – and plenty of opportunity to sit, read, relax and generally take in the goodness of life.

Boschendal Farm, The Orchard Cottages

One of the huge fun things is to have a breakfast basket brought to your cottage.  We had such fun and there was enough to keep us going till afternoon tea. Lunch and Dinner baskets are available as well. On the farm itself, there are a few dining options, eating at the Werf Restaurant, Farm Shop & Deli, the Rhone Homestead or picnic area.

All cottages have a full kitchen (kitchenette in the smaller cottages) and are serviced daily.

View the accommodation specials here.
Booking enquiries:
Tel: 021 8704290

The entrance to The Werf

Sunday Long Lunch at The Werf
On Sunday 6th May, The Werf Restaurant from 12h0 to 17h00, The Long Lunch is on offer again. Good value at R450.00 per person and bottomless Boschendal Bubbly available at an additional R250.00. Spend a long and lazy Sunday afternoon at The Werf Restaurant where the Long Lunch sets a relaxed atmosphere where family and friends come together to unwind, catch up, share a bountiful farm meal, sip on good Boschendal wine and listen to some local tunes.

Beautiful plates at The Werf

The Long Sunday Lunches takes place every Sunday. You can expect to find such delicious dishes on the menu. Amongst them sharing starters like Smoked Hake, pickled cabbage, sour cream, chargrilled lemon. The Sharing Main Courses could include Slow-roast beef Short Rib & Chuck on the Rotisserie and wood fired plancha rosti.
Desserts to share would be Huguenot Brûlée, pears from our farm, Pecan nuts or a Dark Chocolate Chiboust, Vanilla & Almond Cake.

Contact – 021 870-4274 021 870 4206.

Boschendal Brut Rosé

Mother’s Day Long Sunday Lunch
A special lunch for Mother’s Day takes place on Sunday 13th May.  Costs are R495.00 per person and R320.00 for Children under 12. Bottomless Boschendal Bubbly is available at an additional R250.00. Price excluding beverages and gratuity. The Menu is subject to change due to seasonal produce and availability.

Restaurant Bookings:  Contact – 021 870-427
or 021 870 4206.

The Boschendal Restaurants are not halal, kosher or allergy friendly, all of our kitchens use ingredients that may contain milk, eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, fish, shellfish and other allergens.

Perfect pose at dawn

The Annual Yoga & Permaculture Retreat
This wonderful weekend takes place from 18th to 20th May. And is filled with yoga, wholesome meals, fresh air and luxury farm-style accommodation.

Viktor van der Kleij

Viktor van der Kleij, international yoga instructor and Megan McCarthy, Agro-ecologist and Manager of the Werf Food Garden will be hosting the annual Boschendal Yoga Retreat.

Viktor will guide you in discovering the power of alignment within and sessions will include breath work, movement, dialogue, mantras, meditation and nutritional advice.

Megan McCarthy, curator of The Werf Garden

Megan will be sharing some tips on urban food growing, sustainable farming and environmentally sound practices within the context of permaculture and yoga.

For Bookings contact +27 (0) 21 870 4200 or

Cycling on the beautiful Boschendal Farm

The Winter Night Ride and Run
Both take place on Tuesday 29th May at 17h30 for 18h00 and start at The Boschendal Trail Centre. There is a R25.00 charge for the Run and R50.00 for the ride.

Beginners and advanced runners and cyclists are welcome. There are 5km and 10 km runs available and there are three cycling options, short medium and long available. A Burger and a Beer is available at the Deli afterwards at R105.00.

Running in the setting sun

Gear: Permit, helmets & lights compulsory. MTB/Running gear as usual.
You can also try the latest cycle lights from Extreme Lights. Book your light in advance if you don’t have one.

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