Farmer Redbeard Farm Activities



Experience the magic of hands-on farming in one of the most beautiful settings in the Langeberg

In the calmness of the Langeberg valley and a mere 90 minutes from Cape Town in the Cape Robertson wine valley, Farmer Redbeard works on his land. He has an appreciation for the balance in nature and is committed to working in harmony with it. His self sustaining farm is a hidden treasure of wildlife, Cape fynbos, shimmering fruit orchards and vineyards surrounded by mountains.

As a working holiday on this traditional South African fruit and wine farm, guests can enjoy the adventures and seasons of farming and living, harvesting of the fruit; making of one’s own wine, mampoer and preserves; bee keeping, hiking, swimming, mountain biking and fun tractor rides into the mountain.

For those seeking tranquility and an opportunity to be pampered; a couple's or wellness weekend with a massage, sunset wine tasting, farm drive, vineyard walks and dinners is a perfect getaway. This visit promises a taste of traditional farm cooking and living; and an opportunity to gather your thoughts and maybe rekindle a romance. .

HANDS ON FARMING

During the summer months, Farmer Redbeard harvests his fruit orchards and vineyards. So those budding fruit farmers, vintners and wine aficionados can have the chance to experience the magic of the harvest without having to quit their day job. This working holiday can be used for team building or year- end functions, family and school leaver’s holidays...

BEEKEEPING

It is a sweet morning/afternoon outing where one gets to walk in the footsteps of Farmer Redbeard, the bee keeper, and practice the art of smoking the bees, retrieving and spinning out the honey. One's taste buds get to explore the different types of honey produced in this area, and which can be enjoyed on fresh homemade bread with tea or coffee on his ‘stoep’...

HIKING & CYCLING

Being in the open air in the Langeberg mountain on a bicycle or on foot, with enough time for conversation about the bird life or Cape fynbos, is a way to gain an appetite for a home cooked meal that awaits you at the finish line. Stay the night in our farm cottage or DIE OU HUIS, an original 17th century farmhouse...

SCHOOL PROGRAMMES

Wilde Paarde Kloof farm has a heritage rich in South African history and is situated at the foot of the Langeberg mountain. This land has been conserved with care. The unspoilt flora and flora is diverse. Children of all ages will be helped to value their environment and/or our South African history in a fun way...

JAMS AND PRESERVES

Join Farmer Redbeard’s wife in her kitchen this summer where she will share her family secrets to making her traditional preserves and jams, or order some to enjoy in the warmth of your own kitchen. Every pot of sticky preserve celebrates the versatility of our fruit...

POTJIEKOS AND TRACTOR RIDE

Join Farmer Redbeard for a tractor ride into the Langeberg mountains and a potjiekos meal (a traditional meat dish made in a big, black pot), at the heart of Wilde Paarde kloof. This 7 hour excursion is a wonderful, cost effective and fun option for birthday parties (for all ages), team building and family outings...

WELLNESS WEEKEND/ COUPLE’S RETREAT

Restore your balance in the privacy and quietness of our guest houses. This is a place of healing. Enjoy a daily massage, a sunset farm drive and wine tasting, or just nestle around a fireplace. Enjoy a romantic farmhouse or picnic lunch at a table set in the vineyards or fruit orchards... Call now to book!

Route Description

Paul Kruger Street, Ashton

Contact

Contact:Patrizia van Zyl
Phone:023 615 1204
Cell:084 205 6166
Fax:088 023 615 1829
Email:
Website:www.farmerredbeard.co.za

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