About Glen Kanaan Accommodation
Glen Kanaan Accommodation is situated in a safe rural environment, 25km north of Bloemfontein on the N1 route. It is about 15 minutes’ drive from Bloemfontein, making it ideal for rural visitors who don’t want to overnight in the city. Take the Maselspoort / Glen off-ramp and find Glen Kanaan Accommodation only 500 m from the off-ramp. The weary traveller will find rest here and enjoy the fresh air of the Free State.
Self Catering Accommodation
Glen Kanaan Accommodation is situated in beautiful surroundings and provides safe and tranquil accommodation. The separate guest facilities consist of two spacious guest rooms with a bathroom each. The first bedroom is equipped with a double bed and air-conditioner and the second bedroom with two single beds. Each of the bathrooms have a shower, wash basin and toilet.
The kitchen is equipped for self-catering with fridge, microwave oven and electric frying pan, among others. A private entrance leads to the living area, which is fully furnished. Safe undercover parking is available, as well as an outdoor area with braai facilities. Overnight visitors will receive a continental breakfast.
The tranquil environment provides an ideal break-away destination for the tired urban dweller. Come and enjoy the majestic sunsets and clear starry skies, away from city noises and lights. There is an abundance of bird life and nocturnal noises. On a quiet evening, the roaring of lions can be heard, with the lion farm only 3km from Glen Kanaan.
Glen Kanaan Accommodation has a farm atmosphere with sheep, ostriches and also sheep dogs assisting with sheep-handling. The farm also produces vegetables, which are sold to visitors in season.
Activities and Attractions
Sights to see in the immediate vicinity include: the Modder River and steel bridge (1km from Glen Kanaan) and Glen Agricultural College (3km), which is very interesting to visit. The Florisbad research station is 30km away, where the 259 000 year old human skull was discovered in 1932. En route to Florisbad is the Soetdoring Nature Reserve and also Soutpan, where salt is still extracted in the traditional manner.
There are also other private game reserves in the vicinity. A number of Anglo-Boer battlefields are within easy reach of Glen Kanaan. The Boyden Observatory is situated 13km east of Glen Kanaan and guided tours can be booked. Horse rides are available only 5 km away. The city of Bloemfontein also has a rich history with a number of museums.