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Amazing experience, HONEY, and educational too

We arrived at 9am, served coffee made on the brai and then equipped with bee keepers clothes and... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
John P
London, United Kingdom
The Ou Huis holiday house

Peaceful scenic, the best old farm house in Ashton. Farmer Red beard and his wife's attention to... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Sandton, South Africa
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29 Jan 2017
“Amazing experience, HONEY, and educational too”
10 Dec 2016
“The Ou Huis holiday house”
Wilde Paarde Kloof, Ashton 6715, South Africa
+27 23 615 1204
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We arrived at 9am, served coffee made on the brai and then equipped with bee keepers clothes and safety lecture. Then off on a tractor ride up the valley to the hives. First he opened a hive and checked the bees, then it was our...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Peaceful scenic, the best old farm house in Ashton. Farmer Red beard and his wife's attention to detail and hospitality is truly fantastic. The house is furnished with period pieces but the finishing touches are modern. The kitchen is equipped with everything you may need....More

1  Thank Paulagoofy
Reviewed 11 October 2016

A lovely peaceful break.. away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The friendly hospitality and homely accommodation was awesome. I am definitely going back in the summer to experience the fruit picking and jam preserving. Thanks so much Johanna.

1  Thank CarmiS76
Reviewed 21 March 2016

the accommodation was excellent - furnishings beautiful - well equipped lovely people - beautiful surroundings - peaceful and quiet highly recommended for a get-a-away in nature

1  Thank lorry217
Reviewed 21 January 2015

we did a bee keeping course it was just great and very friendly people vintage farm settings the fresh baked farm bread was very good and do the jam preserve course its worth it

1  Thank Razz2924
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

So my 9 year old daughter had a project on animals that help us and insisted she wanted to visit an active bee farm. How does a mother say no...so we set out to visit with Farmer Red beard.... to witness the patience and knowledge...More

1  Thank Tania D
Reviewed 29 September 2014

What a lovely experience! We had booked with the children for the beekeeping experience, but the rain came and Patrizia (Mrs. Farmer Redbeard) quickly made an alternate plan by involving the children in bread-making until the weather broke. When it did, we were able to...More

Thank peasplease
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Spending a day hands on - wine making was a most enjoyable experience. Experiencing the beauty and real farm hospitality on a grape farm in the mountains in Ashton. Worth a visit

Thank Linda_Schoombee
Reviewed 24 April 2013

We visited Farmer Redbeard's for a tractor ride to the top of the mountain followed by a bush braai (barbeque). A unique and enjoyable experience. The farm is a working farm and the young couple are passionate about their land and what they do. The...More

Thank Clare S
Reviewed 21 January 2013

We had such a lovely weekend with the Farmer RedBeard clan. We went collecting honey with Albertus and tasted it and other varieties on wonderful home made bread. Dinner was with extended family, which we thoroughly enjoyed. The following morning we picked our own peaches...More

Thank Sarah O
FarmerRedbeard, Owner at Farmer Redbeard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2013

Hallo Sara I have finally figured out how to use Trip Advisor.. Thank you for the great feedback, and ooking forward to your visit next weekend. Greetings Farmer Redbeard.

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