Eastern Free state

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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.


 

Accommodation in and around Eastern Free State

Nudawun & Love The Mist Houses    accommodation in Eastern Free State
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Strawcroft Cottage    accommodation in Eastern Free State
Strawcroft cottage is situated in a quiet corner of a farm at the top of van Reenen’s Pass just 9Km off the N3. It overlooks Nelson’s Kop mountain and the Tandjesberg with the Wilge river in the valley below. ... More

Sungazer Paradise    accommodation in Eastern Free State
Sungazer Paradise is a low density holiday house development and is set in a beautiful undulating landscape on the edge of the Drakensberg escarpment, where the entire family can unwind as you sip sundowners on the terrace overlooking magnificent vie... More

Rosemary`s B&B    accommodation in Eastern Free State
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The View B&B    accommodation in Eastern Free State
The View bed and breakfast in Harrismith is conveniently located just off the N3 halfway between Durban and Gauteng and only an hour's drive to most Drakensberg Resorts. Whether you are enjoying a holiday or a business visit, we will pamper you ... More

Pumula B&B    accommodation in Eastern Free State
Enjoy your rest in this peaceful old Victorian-style dwelling built circa 1908 situated against the backdrop of the Platberg Mountain. This charming old house which has the ambience of a bygone era is delightfully furnished with antiques. Hospita... More

Tom`s Place B&B    accommodation in Eastern Free State
Tom's Place is one of the oldest residences in Harrismith and deserves a visit or a night's stay over in one of the six rooms in the original hous... More

Clifford Estate House, Health & Wellness    accommodation in Eastern Free State
Surrounded by vast, breathtaking and unspoilt nature in the heart of the eastern Free State, and complimented with the finest detail and service, set in a 75 year old sandstone manor, Clifford Estate Health & Holiday Manor aim to fulfill your mos... 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




Directory of accommodation in Eastern Free State