In the 'hood, Stellenbosch as a destination

The beautiful little town of Stellenbosch, roughly an hour from Cape Town, lies surrounded by the Stellenbosch Mountains in the Jonkershoek River Valley in one of the most picturesque settings in the Cape. The second oldest town in South Africa has fondly been called ‘Eikestad’ or city of oaks and its streets are lined with some of the most beautiful surviving examples of Cape Dutch, Georgian ... cont.

Knorhoek Farm, Knorhoek Road, off R44, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Knorhoek Country Guesthouse

Leave airport direction Cape Town, take exit N2 direction Somerset West, stay on N2, take exit 33 Baden Powell / R310 / Stellenbosch. At a T-junction with large set of overhead traffic lights, turn right. You will enter Stellenbosch, pass the train station on your left and get to a large set of traffic lights where the R44 joins the R310. Go left and stay on the R44 direction Paarl / N1. Keep going straight on the R44, you will start leaving Stellenbosch, pass a housing development (Welgevonden) on your left; Morgenhof Wine Estate on your right; about 3km further going down the hill, Knorhoek Road turns to the right. Go straight up Knorhoek Road (about 3km) follow signs to the Guest House.

Take Klapmuts / R44 exit off the N1 and proceed towards Stellenbosch. Cross a 4-way stop (beware of the speed camera!) and it is about 10km to the Knorhoek Road exit to your left. Follow signs to Guest House (about 3km up Knorhoek Road).

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (5 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (5 km)
  • Grocery Store (5 km)
  • Train Station (6 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (12 km)
  • Car Hire (12 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (12 km)
  • Laundromat (12 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (12 km)
  • Shopping Mall (12 km)
  • Post Office (15 km)


  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Cycling paths
  • Driving range
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Township tours
  • Wine tasting

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