In the 'hood, Pniel as a destination

If you have ever driven the R310 from Stellenbosch along Helshoogte, a lovely alternative route through to Franschhoek, then you've passed through the little village of Pniel. Linking the two major wine towns in this way makes for a more than pleasant weekend filled with good food, gorgeous views, and wine enough to fill the boot of your car. The town of Pniel, nestled at the foot of ... cont.

Lumleys Avenue, Johannesdal, Pniel, Cape Winelands, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Lumley's Place B&B

From City Centre, Waterfront or Northern Suburbs: option1
N1 - take EXIT 47 off N1: exit is for R44 Stellenbosch / Klapmuts - at stop street right at bottom of exit to continue underneath bridge towards 4 way stop. Proceed across for 200m and turn left into R45 Franschhoek. Proceed for 8km - until the end of the road and turn right towards R45 Franschhoek. Continue for 3.5km till turn off to right R310 Stellenbosch / Pniel. Drive for 4.5km (pass Boschendal, Pniel Primary on left hand side. Continue till Pniel Mini market on your right and signage of) Lumley's Place B&B will be on left of R310 - turn right towards mountain and continue till first left - proceed until stop street – Lumley’s Place.

From City Centre, Waterfront or Northern Suburbs: option2
N1 via Stellenbosch: Take exit to left for Stellenbosch - proceed right at stop street. Continue all the way until 2nd traffic lights (10 minutes+). Turn left and then right at next one. Keep left at next set traffic lights and proceed over 3 sets of traffic lights and turn right at the 4th one and proceed over next traffic light towards R310 Franschhoek & Pniel. Proceed all the way over mini mountain Helshoogte Pass. All on your left. Tokara, Alluvia, Zorgvliet, Moore’s End. Proceed over first cobble stones in the road and at second cobble stones would be main road signage of Lumley's Place on R310 - turn left. Proceed towards mountain - until signage to left for Lumley’s Place - follow winding until stop street – Lumley’s Place.

From Southern Suburbs or Cape Town airport:
N2 from Cape Town to Stellenbosch: Take exit to left towards Baden Powell / Stellenbosch. Pass Spier and proceed till traffic lights turn right. Proceed all the way till you pass Stellenbosch Railway station on your left. Keep left at next set traffic lights and proceed over 3 sets of traffic lights and turn right at the 4th one and proceed over next traffic light towards R310 Franschhoek & Pniel. Proceed all the way over mini mountain Helshoogte Pass. All on your left. Tokara, Alluvia, Zorgvliet, Moore’s End. Proceed over first cobble stones in the road and at second cobble stones would be main road signage of Lumley's Place on R310 Proceed until signage to left for Lumley’s Place – follow winding until stop street – Lumley’s Place.

N1 from Paarl:
If coming from Worcester via toll road - proceed till 2nd exit (about 5km from toll plaza) for Franschhoek. At stop turn right and follow R45 signage for Franschhoek by turning left and continue underneath bridge - 10-15 minutes until until signage R310 Stellenbosch / Pniel. Turn right into R310. Pass the police station on our left, then Boschendal, Pniel Primary on left hand side. Continue pass Pniel Mini market on your right and signage for Lumley's Place B&B will be on left of R310 - turn right into that street and continue till first left - proceed until stop street – Lumley’s Place.

From Franschhoek to Lumleys Place:
Turn left onto the R310, past Boschendal and through Pniel, signage would be on left hand side - turn right towards mountain. Next turn left and follow the winding until the stop street – Lumleys Place will be across the road.

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