Stellenbosch is 15 minutes away and offers a wealth of sightseeing, historic walks, art galleries, shops, restaurants and pubs. Other Cape Winelands holiday activities include golf, horse riding, biking and hiking. The mild temperatures throughout the year make the Winelands a year-round destination.
One of the oldest towns in South Africa, Stellenbosch has a wealth of history and superb architecture with well preserved Cape Dutch, Georgian, Regency and Victorian buildings. The town is lively and interesting and also home to Stellenbosch University.
On a Cape Winelands holiday, Hawksmoor House guests can explore a huge variety of wine routes and wine growing regions. Stellenbosch has 5 main wine routes with around 200 participating cellars. Guests can also enjoy tasting Hawskmoor Wines and enjoy a journey through a range of boutique wines, all produced from grapes grown on the farm.
Nearby, visitors will find beautiful Franschhoek via a scenic drive and also the Paarl Valley, each with its own unique features, wine farms and restaurants. Delicious local produce like olives and cheeses are also available.
Only one wedding a month is held at Hawksmoor House. The entire house is reserved over 2 or 3 nights for the event and an exclusive wedding company sees to all the special details.