Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes
Rhodes, Friendly N6 - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes is a spacious haven with comfortable accommodation, fine country cuisine and hospitality in the best traditions of the Platteland. The relaxed and hospitable atmosphere makes it a veritable home-from-home.
Walkerbouts is located in the historic village of Rhodes which is situated at the southernmost tip of the Drakensberg mountain range, 16km due south of the border with the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. The village is more than 1800m above sea level, situated on the banks of the Bell River. Barkly East is 60km away on a narrow and winding gravel road that must be driven with care. Rhodes is a remote village almost frozen in time, a relic from the past. The unique nature of the architecture in the village finds its origins in the Victorian era and is a compromise between fashion, availability of materials and practicality. As of July 1997 the village was proclaimed a National Monument.
Attractions to the area include fly fishing for wild trout and smallmouth yellowfish, mountain-biking, birding, walks, rock art by prior arrangement, 4x4 trails, Alpine flowers in summer and chilling. To see for yourself, take the Virtual Tour at www.walkerbouts.co.za
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Facilities available at Walkerbouts Inn - Rhodes, Rhodes, Friendly N6
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|Address: Settlers Way, East London 5200, South Africa|
|Distance: 353 km / Duration: 5 hours 19 mins|
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