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Grootvadersbosch Farm is the Heidelberg district, about 250km from Cape Town. This farm is one of South Africa's historic treasures. The homestead was built in 1735 and 6 generations of the Moodie family have lived here since 1818.

Keith and Michele Moodie will welcome you to their dairy farm.

Our farm offers a great opportunity for visitors to see agriculture and nature working side by side. Of the 2500 ha, only 25% is farmed, the rest is Fynbos, forest and Renosterveld. Keith's bird list for the farm stands at over 180. We have a variety of buck, bushpigs, porcupines, aardwolf, honey badger, leopard, lynx... the list goes on...

There are many walking trails on the farm and mountain bike routes.

The historic homestead dates back to
the early 1700's & is largely maintained
in it's original state. The handcrafted
yellowwood ceilings, floors and doors
are all beautifully maintained. The rooms
are furnished in old Cape style.

If this sounds like your kind of place... what's stopping you... go to our bookings page and we can get walking, running, cycling... or just chatting about farming and real country living. Hope to see you soon.