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Boschendal Manor & Winery

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Agriculture and a simple farm lifestyle is at the heart of Boschendal. One of the oldest farms in South Africa, founded 1685, the farm has grown with the passing centuries into a cherished source of wholesome produce, great wines and happy memories...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Pniel Road, Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
+27 21 870 4200
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wine tasting here! The tasting included five different wines, and I didn’t even think about it when I chose the wines, however this ended up being about five full glasses of wine! This isn’t a complaint, but it was unexpected (the next...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our two families attended an Artisan Bread Baking workshop. Arriving Friday afternoon departing (VERY RELUCTANTLY) on the Sunday Afternoon. Excellent accommodation, restaurant, deli, coffee shop wine tasting, etc etc. Boschendal also started with a Friday Night (18:00-21:00) Market. Local Food, wine, music etc........too much to...More

Thank AndreWolhuter
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the second largest winery in South Africa. One stop shopping. Wine tasting. Restaurant. Deli which makes sandwiches for you to enjoy with lovely outdoor seating. Spa. Hotel accommodation. Butcher shop. Bike rental and hiking paths. Picnic hampers. Wow. If you stay here without...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the last morning of our Franschhoek holiday at Boschendal enjoying a hearty breakfast (pork hash which was listed on their specials board that day). We also took with us for later a portion of their scones with clotted cream which were delicious. We...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a lovely morning to ride and follow the RED track around the Orchard cottages. We discovered the full spectrum of cottages. After the effort we decided to have a shower at the Mountain Bike Trail starting point. We indulged ourselves at the Farm...More

Thank Alexandre M
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I love this wine farm, stunning views and garden and the restaurant has great food! Picnics are lovely in summer!

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Spent a wonderful couple of hours at Boschendal. Ivan (the great) was our host; very knowledgable, engaging and funny. Great variety of wines and felt like more of a proper experience than some others we visited where it felt like a sales led tasting. Great...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon here for a large family outing with 3 children aged between 2 and 9. Huge grounds with plenty of room for the kids to run around & trees to hide behind, as well as a little jungle gym area with...More

Thank laura h
Reviewed 9 August 2018

One of the very quaint & pretty cottages on this farm has been turned into a spa. We got a great deal on a 195 min treatment which included a swedish massage, facial, pedicure and mini mani. Gail, my therapist had a lovely gentle nature...More

Thank TanyaAllan
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Heaven on earth. That is all I really need to say about staying at Boschendal - although I should probably add that I wanted to cry when we had to leave after only one night. We absolutely loved our stay in Rhodes' Cottage - I...More

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