Doornbosch in the Summer

In the summertime when the weather is high, you can stretch right up and touch the sky…♪ ♪♪ This is what a summer holiday on Doornbosch Estate feels like! Summers in the Overberg are often hot, dry, and dusty, so it’s a bonus to find a farm such as Doornbosch that has an ample supply

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Calling all birders!

There are so many things to do – book a horse ride and enjoy seeing the game from a different perspective. Many a guest has enjoyed the thrill of cantering past a herd of Zebra or spotting the elusive Eland on horseback. You could also organise a game drive or bring your mountain bike and

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As I drove from Doornbosch to the other side of the farm, Kouderivier, I couldn’t help but stop and admire thebeautiful old oak trees. I sat in the shade of that canopy of green and marvelled at the trees own privatecooling system. What foresight our ancestors had, especially here in the Overberg where the seeminglyinhospitable

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Doornbosch – a real getaway!

On arrival one is amazed by the space, wide open paddocks as far as the eye can see. Ostriches floatacross the huge open lands, their feathers blowing gracefully in the wind. Giant quaking grass andpatches of Themeda triandra (rooigras) line the road towards the houses. Leucadendron laxum, partof the Proteaceae family, commonly known as vleirosies

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Doornbosch Estate & Guesthouses is a beautiful and tranquil estate located in the heart of the Western Cape, South Africa. It is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside. The estate offers a variety of activities and facilities to keep guests

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Changing Pastures

If you happen to be visiting Doornbosch when the cattle are being moved to greener pastures, you will experience some of the joys and angst involved. What looks so easy, remember we are dealing with lots of animals………. can be fraught with challenges!First the gathering of the stock, making sure that no calves are left

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Women’s Day

Let’s celebrate all the women in SA today. Solidarity and strength were shown on the 9th August 1956, when 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against the legislation where black women were also being forced to carry pass books. Men were already required to carry a “travel pass”. Petitions

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