Explore the Stellenbosch Winelands
The historic town of Stellenbosch is a 10 minute drive away - a thriving university town with Old Cape Dutch architecture, art galleries, antique shops, pavement cafes and fabulous markets aplenty. Award winning restaurants and famous wine estates with spectacular scenery, amazing gardens including the world famous Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden are all nearby including Vergelegen Estate, Babylonstoren and many more places of historical and environmental interest. The pristine beaches of Strand is just a short drive away and the pretty little harbour town of Gordon's Bay is just a little further on. Cycle and hiking trails are all easily accessible. There are any number of Nature Reserves to explore and no fewer than 5 International Golf courses to play.
Longfield is entirely central to all these wonderful things to do and places to explore.
Fabulous places to explore
Historic university town of Stellenbosch
- street markets
- pavement cafes
- jewellery shops
- clothes shops
- book shops
- Cape Dutch architecture
Dylan Lewis Sculpture Garden
Just a few minutes drive from Longfield this garden created by world famous sculptor, Dylan Lewis, is a stunningly beautiful garden of indigenous plants, water, and bronze artworks all set in magnificent mountain scenery. Dylan spent years manipulating the immediate landscape to create a visually uplifting and perfect setting for his bronze works.
A network of walkways takes you through the garden and around the dam... a dream of a place not to be missed.
Vergelgen Estate is just 15 minutes away from Longfield... this grand estate established in 1700 has it all... a wonderful Cape Dutch homestead to explore, marvellous gardens and the surrounding countryside... take the environmental tour up the foothills of the Hottentot Holland Mountain range and view scenery only the Cape can offer. Then tour the winery up on mountain and come back to the homestead where the wine tasting centre and the Stables restaurant are there for whatever you fancy.
A magnificent historic place to visit