A MOUNTAIN BACKDROP
QUIRKY, COUNTRY & REBELLIOUS
Swellendam is the third oldest settlement in South Africa, founded by the Dutch East India Company in the year 1745. A town is famous for its architecture, history, and sites. Well worth a visit.
Marloth Nature Reserve is hidden away in the imposing Swellendam Mountains, between Swellendam, Ashton, Barrydale and Suurbraak. Marloth offers various day trails, ranging from easy, short walks to more strenuous, longer hikes.
Fine hand-made studio pottery, a heritage house and a delightful country garden, in the heart of Swellendam. Potters since 1972, David and Felicity are well-known for their wide range of high temperature, reduction-fired stoneware and porcelain.
FROM ASHTON TO SWELLENDAM
IS THE SOUL OF THE R60,
FULL OF HISTORY, PLACES TO STAY,
THINGS TO DO, FOOD TO EAT AND
THE NICEST PEOPLE YOU’LL EVER MEE