Eat, Explore and Experience

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Picnic Baskets on Theewaterskloof

Book a picnic basket at the Aphrodisiac Shack on the banks of the Theewaterskloof Dam, a mere 800m away.

Choose between a selection of smoked meats and cheeses, and seasonal fruit and vegetables at the roadside farm stall.

These from the Winner of the “Best Smoked Cheese Award” in the world, at the International Cheese Awards, 2016, and the Smoked Stanford 4 Time SA Gold Dairy Champion – The Aphrodisiac Shack.

Farm Stay Review - Willow Cottage Villiersdorp
A review of an Ashack Picnic Basket and De Rust Willow Cottage

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Greyton Animal Farm Sanctuary

Visit the Greyton Farm Animal Sanctuary situated just 7 kms outside the village of Greyton.

It is only 40 minutes away from our farm and is on a 40 hectare private farm owned by the founders of the sanctuary, Nicola Vernon and Rohan Millson. It was established in 2014 and is a registered Non-Profit. It is home to 91 pigs, 32 sheep, four goats, two geese, two chickens and a duck as well as eleven dogs and seven cats – all rescued and cared for with more being added every week – please support them 🙂

Take a look at their adorable animal sanctuary instagram account by clicking here

Picturesque Farm Mornings

Wake up early and go on beautiful morning walks around the Theewaterskloof Dam. For images of the farm and its natural beauty, please click below to visit our Facebook gallery.

Die Alwyn Vintcent Padstal (Vegan Friendly)

Pop in to the best Padstal in Villiersdorp for Pizzas, Roats and all-round great country food.

Just 2 kms from De Rust Farm Cottage is the Alwyn Vintcent Farmstall/ Padstal and Restaurant/ Takeaways.

In the first building on the left as you enter Villiersdorp from the Grabouw/ Caledon side, you will find pastries, pizzas, roasts and more along with wine and beer tasting in the new bar area inside.

They have one of the best Vegan Pizza’s in the Western Cape and are very accommodating for Vegans/ Vegetarians.

The Galley (Vegan Friendly)

The Galley at the Theewater Sports Club has the best ribs in town, and many other amazing snack and breakfast/ lunch/ dinner options.

Currently they are the only eatery in Villiersdorp to cater for Vegans.

They also have a kiosk for the club which serves an array of ice cold options for kids and bigs alike.

One also can’t beat the club prices at the bar – best value in the whole of the Western Cape!