In the 'hood, Hogsback as a destination

On the western end of the forested Amatola Mountains lies a village, overlooked by mountains and surrounded by indigenous Afro-montane forests that are centuries old, called Hogsback. It lies only an hour-and-a-half’s journey from Grahamstown, yet Hogsback may as well be in another world. The beauty of the surrounds is said to have inspired J.R.R Tolkein to write his Lord of the Rings ... cont.

3 Winding Lane, Hogsback, 5721, Amatola, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (2 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (2 km)
  • Grocery Store (3 km)
  • Internet Café (3 km)
  • Post Office (3 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (3.5 km)
  • Bus Line (75 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (75 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (75 km)
  • Shopping Mall (75 km)
  • Train Station (75 km)
  • Airport (150 km)
  • Car Hire (150 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Abseiling
  • Bird watching
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Township tours

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