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PLACES TO GO IN THE AREA
OUTDOORBoulders Adventure Academy - 082 806 9612Di Plaaswerf 4 x 4 Trails - 082 927 671Lesoba 4x4 Trails - 058 223 0444 Camelroc MTB Tails - 058 223 0368Emden Bass Dam - 082 334 4591 Orange Apple Day Trips - 082 319 2301 Ventersberg stables ( Horse trails) - 072 371 97MC Images & Photo Safaris - 083 612 2405ARTS AND CRAFTSJenLee’s Country Shop - 084 512 5030Orange Apple - 082 889 6494(Country shop & Tea Garden) Salome Art & Music - 079 519 6595 The Swedish Rooster - 079 690 0655 Walibri Art Glass - 058 223 0945Die Hoek Winkel - 072 213 7453Doherty’s Art Gallery - 058 223 0375Granny B’s Arts & Antiques - 076 064 2677JAC Leatherwork - 083 794 1349PLACES TO EAT/DRINKDi Plaas Stoep Pub & Grill - 083 331 0714 JenLee’s Country Shop - 084 512 5030 Kennaway Cafe Take-Aways - 058 223 0192Di Kaktus Take-aways, homemade preserves & basic groceries – 072 366 0232 Oranje Stoep Café - 058 223 0412The Bald Ibis Wine Tasting & Sales - 082 319 0722The Rose Hip at The Rose House - 072 142 3183 Piekniek - 079 293 1675The Windmill Pub & Grill - 082 959 8120
OUTDOORClarens Xtreme - 082 563 6242 ( White water rafting, Zip line, Quad bikes, Paint ball, Bent stick archery - 058 256 1152Bergwoning 4x4 Trail - 058 256 1124Rebellie 4x4 Trail- 058 256 1152Clarens Golf Estate - 058 256 1270Ash River Outfall - 8 km from Clarens on the bethlehem road - The Ash River Outfall where the tunnel from the Katse Dam in Lesotho spills water into the Ash River to flow to the Vaal river. Impressive.Mushroom Rock on the road towards Clarens, about 3km from ClarensSurrender Hill, a historic Anglo Boer site where the Boers piled up and burnt their weapons before surrenderingClarens Museum, at the information centre on the square in ClarensBushmen paintings at Kiara Lodge on the Golden Gate road (only known bushman painting of a dassie) and at Schaapplaats farm, a 20min walk.ARTS AND CRAFTSThe Nest - 084 245 2985Clarens Rocks - 058 256 1931Something Else Gift Shop -058 256 1389Purple Onion Deli - 058 256 1898Bossie Knives/Knife Maker's shop - 072 181 4700Senqu River Wear - 058 256 1435Art and Wine Gallery - 058 256 1298Vermac Tattoo's & Body piercing -083 510 4906 PLACES TO EAT/DRINKClementines Restaurant & Bar -079 355 1298 GOSTO Portuguese Restaurant -076 792 8189 Kennaway Cafe Take-Aways - 058 223 0192Mosaic Pizzeria - 058 256 1884 Clarens Kooperasie - 082 848 7437Clarens Brewery - 058 256 1193Friends Restaurant - 058 256 1109 The Grouse and Claret - 058 256 1795
ATTRACTIONSWhite Mischief ( Floating Cigar bar) Meulspruit Dam - 051 933 6486McKinley Chocolates - 082 920 5551Ember Down - 082 408 6770S H Pellissier Gallery -084 664 3491CR Swart Prison Gumtree, a quaint railway siding surrounded by a cluster of houses and situated 20 km from Ficksburg, where dirt roads still exist, has become a new focus in the Eastern Free State.It is home to the highest sandstone building in the country — the mill which used to be the hub of this once thriving district.Sadly the mill is no longer in use and just the shell of the magnificent building remains. The ruin, with its agnificent architecture, is a photographer's dream.GPS Co-ordinates S 28º 52' 093’ E 027º 52' 526’ Pinedene Small Arms Museum - 051 933 4301Die Blik Plek - 082 828 8381 SANGOMA CAVES (Nkokomohi Heritage site) Led by a call from their ancestors, traditional healers come here to learn the accumulated knowledge of the Sangomas. A short walk leads you down a beautiful valley with numerous cliff overhangs which serve different uses. You will find a Sangoma hospital area where one comes for healing and a Sangoma university where Sangomas pass on the knowledge of the ancestors to those called to serve. There are several areas of prayer where you can respectfully light candles and leave tokens of food for the Spirits to consume. This valley is the place to honour your ancestors and to dwell on matters of the spirit. Entrance fee is required.On the Ficksburg to Rosendal road, close to Vesierskerf. S 28º 40' 52.0 E 027º 56'12.7 FERTILITY CAVES (Motouleng Heritage Site) Nestled in a narrow river valley with beautiful rock formations, it’s easy to see why this place is a sacred ground. The area has the largest cliff overhang in the southern hemisphere which is spectacularly beautiful. The Sangomas live in traditional huts inside the cave.Traditional healers and herbalists come to learn from the ancestors. A short 30-minute hike leads you to the cave where you must respectfully ask permission from the Sangoma to enter the cave. There are several areas for prayer where you may light candles and leave gifts of food for the ancestors. The cave holds a San people’s burial area and a place for the elder women to pray. A drink from the sacred spring makes this an extraordinary historical and cultural experience.It’s appropriate to offer the Sangoma a gift for his blessing at the spring. Entrance fee is required. At the Surrender Hill turn-off on the road to Clarens.S 28º 36' 33.7 E 028º 23' 08.5
OUTDOORLionsrock Big Cat Sanctuary - 058 304 1691 HUSKY ROMI WOLF SANCTUARY - 071 679 5141Holhoek Hiking Trail - 071 815 5892Sporekrans Hiking Trail - 086 152 2262About Bethlehem Bowls Club - 058 303 1634Bethlehem Golf Course - 058 303 4656ARTS AND CRAFTSBethlehem Museum - 058 303 5076PLACES TO EAT/DRINKFrontier Inn and Casino - 058 307 6000Cafe Al Fresco - 058 303 6260Stoep Stories- Bethlehem -058 303 0919The Wooden Spoon Restaurant & Pub - 058 303 0722Dine at Jenka - 058 303 1673