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Eastern Free state
Eastern Free state - Ladybrand, Ficksburg, Clarens, Bethlehe
The Eastern Free State is the land of a thousand pictures, with each season offering its own attractions - roaring, open fires in winter, cherry blossoms and then succulent fruit in spring, hot summer days and golden autumn sunsets.
The Eastern Free State is a feast for the eye, soul and gastronome. Cherry orchards cling to the sides of flat topped sandstone mountains which reflect the different colours of the sunrise and sunset, as you gently meander along the border between South Africa and the mountain kingdom of Lesotho.
The Eastern Free State are on a main route linking the Eastern Cape and Garden Route, to KwaZulu Natal, Gauteng and Mpumalanga (Kruger Park). The Eastern Free State also link South Africa and the mountain kingdom of Lesotho and include the towns Ladybrand, Ficksburg, Clarens and Bethlehem
Apart from cherries, other deciduous fruit and asparagus thrive in the champaign climate, making spring and early summer a feast of fresh fruit and vegetables.
Many people visit the Eastern free State especially for its picturesque beauty. But no matter whether you are driving through, en route to somewhere, or just retreating from the rat race for a couple of days, you will be tempted to linger a while longer.
The entire region borders the scenic mountain kingdom of Lesotho, which is known for its majestic beauty, simplicity and serenity.
The Eastern free State is the land of a thousand pictures.
With it’s beautiful snow capped mountains providing a backdrop to numerous romantic hide aways, this untouched, pristine area with it’s breathtaking scenery, possesses a grandeur of majestic proportions. Hiking Trails meander through densely vegetated valleys and wild gorges created by centuries of wind, water and fire, while Bushman paintings evoke images of lost civilizations and ancient myths - truly an area where the magic and mystery of the Free State can be experienced at first hand.
Cities / Towns
Arlington, Bethlehem, Clarens, Clocolan, Cornelia, Excelsior, Ficksburg, Fouriesburg, Harrismith, Hobhouse, Kestell, Ladybrand, Lindley, Marquard, Memel, Paul Roux, Petrus Steyn, Phuthadijhaba /Qwa Qwa, Reitz, Rosendal, Senekal, Steynsrus, Tweespruit, Vrede, Warden.
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Shady Pines Guest House accommodation in Eastern Free State
Loose yourself in an era gone by.... Equidistant from Durban, Johannesburg and Bloemfontein, this beautiful home is situated in spacious gardens with full views of Platberg. Seven spacious en-suite bedrooms are available plus two self-catering units ... More
Pringles Country Inn accommodation in Eastern Free State
Pringles is set in the tranquil surroundings of Bergview Complex on the N3 at Harrismith, equi-distant from Durban, Johannesburg and Bloemfontein. Being so centrally situated makes Pringles an ideal stopover and conference/wedding venue visit. The su... More
Amadudu Guest House accommodation in Eastern Free State
At the foothills of the beautiful Platberg Mountain in Harrismith, the Jewel of the Free State, lies the realization of a shared dream - Amadudu Guesthouse. Established by a mother and daughter team, we stive to provide South-African hospitality and ... More
Cyara B&B accommodation in Eastern Free State
Cyara - "Come Ye And Rest Awhile". Get away from the hussle and bussel of city life and find peace and tranquility just off the N3 highway, near Harrismith. We'd love you to join us for supper (home cooked meal with pudding - please boo... More
Harrismith Inn accommodation in Eastern Free State
This roadside Inn is ideally located on the east side of Harrismith at the N3 and N5 intersection between Johannesburg, Durban and Bloemfontein. The location is ideal for businesspeople who wish to do business away from the city stress. Luxury accomm... More
Buffalo Hills Private Game Reserve accommodation in Eastern Free State
Situated south of Harrismith in the Eastern Free State, Drakensberg Highlands & Maloti Transfrontier Route – The Buffalo Hills Private Game Reserve has a unique “Bush Camp Style” Lodge built from rugged sandstone and thatch gras... More
De Oude Huize Yard accommodation in Eastern Free State
We offer three rooms on a dinner-bed-&-breakfast basis. The rooms are: 1. Generations and Tradisions 2. Wisdom and Folly 3. De Oude Huize Yard is part of a 150 historical house in Harrismith. We offer exceptional accommodation and our restaurant ... More
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