In the 'hood, Nieu-Bethesda as a destination

Some 60 km from Graaff-Reinet, Nieu-Bethesda is in essence completely isolated, with only two roads in and out of the village. Established in 1875 and named by the preacher Andrew Murray, Nieu-Bethesda was eclipsed by larger towns during the 1930s and ‘40s and became quite impoverished. It lies in a narrow valley, has no street lights and is only about one mile wide and two miles long - home to ... cont.

Nieu-Bethesda, 6286, Karoo Heartland, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Ganora Guest Farm & Excursions

Just before entering Nieu-Bethesda from Graaff-Reinet turn right onto the pink brick paved bridge. Turn right at the second 4-way stop. Into Hudson Street. Turn left at the third street (Naude Street) with a small sign to Middelburg, Cradock and Nieu-Bethesda station. After 5km you will find a turn off to the left which you can ignore. Two km further you will find the Ganora Guest Farm and Excursions sign on the right-hand side. One km after turning right you will find our homestead.

When coming from the North - Middelburg:
Two km after you see the "Gods Motel" sign on your right-hand side (halfway to Graaff-Reinet on the N9) turn right at the Nieu-Bethesda sign. After 20km you will see our sign on the left hand side. One km after turning left you will arrive at our homestead.

When coming from Cradock:
Turn right at the T-junction (towards Middelburg). After 600 meters turn left towards Nieu-Bethesda for 20km. Turn left at the Ganora sign post and you will find our homestead 1km further on.

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