EVENTS IN THE VALLEY

There are a number of annual cultural and sporting events in the Tulbagh, Wolseley and Ceres calendar. Click here for more information.

ANNUAL EVENTS INCLUDE:

March:
Cape Epic Mountain Bike Race
June:
Christmas in Winter
September:
Spring Arts Festival, La Rhone Limousin Auction
October:
Tulbagh Horse and Wild Flower Spring Show
November:
Drostdy Hof Christmas Market, Gydosig Christmas Lights Festival
December:
Cherry Festival at Klondyke

ACTIVITIES

The surrounding Witzenberg valley, home to the towns of Ceres, Tulbagh and Wolseley, offers a variety of activities from the leisurely to the adventurous. Stroll down historic Church Street, home to the oldest Church in South Africa and largest number of heritage properties in a single street. Visit museums and art galleries or savour award winning wines and olives on local estates.

Activities range from the sedate to the adventurous. Outdoor activities on offer include golf, horse riding, hiking and mountain biking. Explore the valley in search of great wines, olive products and delectable chocolates…

Christo-Coetzee-Gallery-and-Museum-TulbachCHRISTO COETZEE ART GALLERY
Housed in the original mission school of Tulbagh, the Christo Coetzee Gallery and Museum showcases the work of this famous South African artist. Christo moved to Tulbagh in the 1970’s and remained here until his death in 2000. Contact reception for current opening times.

CHURCH STREET MUSEUMS
Historic Church Street hosts three museums. The Old Church which dates from 1745 and is the oldest church in South Africa in its original form. No.4 Church Street is a museum to the devastating earthquake that hit the town in 1969, and No.22 recreates a family home of 200 years ago. Contact reception for current opening times.

DE OUDE DROSTDY MUSEUM
Built in 1804 as the original magistrate’s house, today it is furnished with impressive antique furniture and artifacts. Now part of the popular Drostdy Hof wine estates, tastings are available in the cellar which was the original jail.

outdoors

Tulbagh and the neighbouring town of Ceres, have a number of exciting activities available.

Please visit the links below…

Ceres Golf Club
Ceres Steam Train
Ceres Zipslide Adventures
Horse Riding
Mountain Bike Hire from the Tulbagh Hotel (contact reception for details)
Murludi Hiking Trails
Photographic Tours
Tulbagh Mountain Bike Club
Waterfall Hike (contact reception for details)