Boschendal Workshops - always exciting events on this beautiful Groot Drakenstein Estate. Lots of gardening, compost making and fermentation workshops.
Boschendal offers an exciting Mushroom Foraging Weekend & a Father’s Day Long Sunday Lunch – book now
Boschendal offers a mushroom foraging weekend with Justin Williams, the Cape's foremost Mushroom Forager and Christiaan Campbell, the Boschendal Chef...
Pliny said "Out of Africa, always something new". Boschendal Farm at the gateway to the Franschhoek Valley offers some exciting events during the merry month of May, anything from fine food, superb wines, yoga and cycling...
There is such a wide choice of food and wine offerings on Boschendal Farm, from The Werf Restaurant, Rhone Homestead, Picnics in season, Farm Shop & Deli. There is a wide choice of tutored wine tastings offered in the Manor House and cellar tours and tastings at The Cellar Door at Rhone.
Oude Bank, another home for Boschendal Farm in Stellenbosch. Excellent pasture reared Aberdeen Angus cuts, delicious foods, wines, baked goods and fresh farm produce....
Boschendal, well worth the journey. Such a perfect destination for family fun. Lots to do for adults and children. Fine Food, Fine Wine and lovely people...
Always exciting events at Boschendal. The Boschendal Sunday Musical Picnics, some brilliant offers for accommodation in January... And more...
Boschendal now offers fine food in the town of Stellenbosch at Oude Bank. Two new picnic styles at Boschendal Farm also on offer for summer....
Boschendal helps you build living hydrated landscapes... Natasha Rightford and Megan McCarthy look forward to meeting you on Saturday.
Boschendal - Women’s Day Bubbles & Bikes
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There is exciting stuff happening at The Werf Restaurant at Boschendal - and indeed the other eating venues. Country Fine Dining at its best..
The Groot Drakenstein Mountain from our front door We recently spent a night in the utter luxury of Werf Cottage No 4, one of seven cottages just outside the long white walls of the Werf of the Boschendal Manor House, in its perfect situation in the Groot Drakenstein Valley. The Werf Cottages These seven former
Elrico Pietersen & Sonny of Bikes at Boschendal. Elrico is the entrepreneur & Sonny is a bike mechanic/tour guide who has done the Cape Epic and rides for South Africa in MTB cycling Elrico Pietersen was born in Pniel on the slopes of the Simonsberg and went to Pniel Primary School and then Kylemore High
Boschendal Farm We visited Boschendal recently and spent a night in one of the 7 Werf Cottages which are just outside the ringmuur of the old Manor House. Currently undergoing 5-star grading, these cottages are just perfect for a couple of days away. Everything you would need for ultra-comfort. The one we stayed in had
Cleaned Porcini on my Kitchen Table The Boschendal Estate has a variety of microclimate areas which are perfect for the growth of wild mushrooms. You are invited to spend a day, part of which is foraging for wild mushrooms with Justin Williams. Since boyhood Justin has been a keen forager and given his love for
The Boschendal Werf Always something new and exciting and different down on Boschendal Farm, and April holds some real treats in store. Last year's Easter egg team Sharon Gambanga & Eli Kennedy Easter time offers an array of experiences which have been planned to entertain and indulge all ages. On Friday 14th April and Sunday
Boschendal at Full Moon Legend has it that energies are intensified on the night of a full moon. Meaning that your state of mind at the time, will be magnified! Make sure to increase only positive vibrations by joining Boschendal for the last Full Moon Picnic of the season. What to expect at the Full
Boschendal's Werf Picnics Sunday Music Picnics With Blair Taberer, Slow Jack & Manouche Fancy something a bit different for a Sunday? Bored of making that roast and doing those dishes? Yes? So come and chill out with a gorgeous picnic and listen to some of the best muso’s in South Africa as they get their
Boschendal Manor House, the most perfect of settings Boschendal is a place which can keep you busy for a long time and offers so much to the visitor. MTB Trails on the Estate The views from the Mountain Bike Trails are quite spectacular with three marked trails consisting of a well-maintained single track, a mountainside
Rhone Homestead & Boschendal Cellar Door New Years Eve - that hellish organisational job, trying to coordinate family, friends, partners and sometimes kids into one enjoyable party. It’s a Herculean task. We’ve solved your problem. Come and join us on the 31st December. Jesse Clegg live at Boschendal on New Year’s Eve We have amazing
Horticulturist Jan Blok in The Boschendal Rose Garden You are invited to join Landscaper Jan Blok in the Boschendal Rose Garden as he hosts a lavish High Tea and shares his passion for and knowledge of Heritage Roses. The Boschendal Rose Garden was originally created by Dr Gwen Fagan, honorary president of the Heritage Rose Society
Boschendal in the Groot Drakenstein Valley Boschendal is such a wonderful place to visit as there is just so much to do and see. The beautiful old homestead and its surroundings and wonderful gardens. Breakfast at The Deli Breakfast at The Deli where there is a great choice on the menu and also an array
Fine Boschendal Ravioli Join the Boschendal Farm Pasta Making Workshop on the 03rd and 04th of September 2016 and cook like an Italian mama [or pappa]. Christiaan Campbell hand rolling pasta sheets Under the guidance of Executive Chef, Christiaan Campbell and his team, you will be able to fine tune your skills by making plain,
Yoga & Wellness Retreat When Friday 26 August to Sunday 28 August 2016 Venue Boschendal Price R2560 per person sharing and R3460 per person not sharing Boschendal Farm is hosting a Yoga & Wellness Retreat with Viktor van der Kleij from 26-28 August. Guests can look forward to an engaging weekend of yoga, healthy food
Boschendal's Heritage Day Farm Feast In celebration of National Heritage Day, also known as ‘Braai Day', Boschendal is hosting a special open-air Ox Roast Farm Feast in the historical Boschendal Werf. The farm feast lunch will be at a long communal table under the oaks with a festive, harvest style atmosphere. Most of the food will
Food Growing Workshop - The Boschendal Werf Garden Boschendal Farm is hosting a full day workshop covering all the basics you require to convert your home garden into a sustainable and bountiful space filled with beautiful, nutritional, organically grown produce. Megan McCarthy, Curator of The Werf Garden The hands on workshop is hosted by Megan
The Boschendal Manor House dwarfed by the Groot Drakenstein Mountain Boschendal has to be one of the most exciting destinations in the winelands. There is so much to do and great fun to be had. But of course, it is the people of Boschendal who make this experience. The food and the wine are the
The Boschendal Manor House & The Groot Drakenstein Mountains A visit to Boschendal is a very special experience. A perfect daytime destination with lots to do for a family and also just a couple who are looking for an enchanting day. First advice is to pack a cooler bag with lots of ice bricks inside.
Boschendal in Groot Drakenstein Boschendal, that iconic farm in the Drakenstein Valley, was granted to one Jean le Long by Governor Simon van der Stel in 1685, three hundred and thirty years ago. So this year is the big celebration. I worked at Boschendal in 1985 when we had the big 300th celebration, and I
Boschendal in the Groot Drakenstein Valley “Of all the stately farmsteads in the Drakenstein Valley, Boschendal has the finest setting. The dark towering mass of the Drakenstein Mountain enhances the whiteness of the homesteads walls and gables and the long low, stretching line of its ring wall in the foreground.” Thus wrote well-known
The Boschendal Manor Housedwarfed by the Groot Drakenstein Mountain Gawie and Gwen Fagan, restoring architects of Boschendal in the late 1970s wrote, “Of all the stately farmsteads in the Drakenstein Valley, Boschendal has the finest setting.” First granted to French Huguenot, Jean le Long in 1685, the same year in which the King