Experience Exceptional Farm Living at Boschendal in the Cape Winelands

Boschendal Farm Living

You are invited to enjoy all this magnificent Boschendal farm has to offer; award-winning wine and food experiences, a rich heritage & spectacular natural landscapes all in one place!


Choose from a  vast selection of luxury wine farm accommodation, ranging from the historical Herbert Baker-designed Cottage 1685, to beautifully restored farm cottages in the Orchards. With an emphasis on stylish simplicity, Boschendal cottages are ideal for authentic farm living with a contemporary feel. 

Kids under 12 STAY FREE at Retreat Cottages till 31 December 2021. 

R850 p/p p/n – Min 2 people

 Ideal for families or groups of friends. The cottages are about 3,5 km from the main Werf area, guests are advised to have their own transport.

Free-Range Kids go Wild

Kids aged 5 – 14 years have the chance to enjoy an authentic outdoor farm experience under the leadership and professional guidance of the Tree House team whilst you unwind and take a well-deserved break. The Tree House playground and pump track is also open to young farm explorers.

The Tree House experience is valid Monday to Sunday and complimentary for in-house guests, kids can either be booked in for 2 hour morning/afternoon slots OR for a full day programme. 

Explore the Farm on Horseback! 

Experience exquisite views of the Franschhoek Valley as you explore the wine farm and all its wonders on horseback. The 1-hour guided horse rides are available throughout the day where you’ll get a glimpse of Boschendal’s beauty.

MTB Trails

Expect some mean climbs and sweet single track rides Visit the Trail Centre to get your permits and they’ll help you navigate all the routes and rentals available. Bike rental bookings are recommended for the weekends and public holidays, or bring your own!

Guided Farm Tours

Your favourite guides are ready to take you on an outdoor adventure of a lifetime! 

Hikes and Walking Tours

World-class trails to explore, wine tasting to enjoy, beautiful dams to swim in and plenty of opportunities to sit back, relax and breathe in the splendour of nature.

Enjoy rare personal insight into the history of the farm, regenerative farming practices and sustainable gardening while experiencing the beauty of the farm and its gardens. Guests can also try their hand at harvesting seasonal herbs from the herb garden and visiting the chicken farm for some fresh farm eggs.

Dining at Boschendal

The Deli

A perfect spot for casual dining with family and friends with hearty farm meals, ranging from all-day breakfasts to popular wood-fired pizzas for dinner. The menu consists of  a  selection of the best of what the seasons has on offer.

Kids Eat Free till end of August- (One child per adult dining, valid Monday to Thursday)

The Werf Restaurant

Situated in the beautifully revamped original cellar of the Manor House, the focus at The Werf Restaurant is on presenting contemporary soil-to-fork dining using the best available local, seasonal and ethically-sourced ingredients.

The sharing plate menu features produce from the farm including the farms own Black Angus beef, forest-reared Duroc pork and vegetables and herbs from The Werf Food Garden, which can be viewed from the conservatory.

Winter Picnics 

Winter is often called secret season in the Winelands , with perfect days of crisp winelands air and warm winter sunshine. Savour the winter sunshine on the Werf lawns, with the breathtaking views of the Simonsberg mountains, snacking on a hearty spread of delicious eats and treats, it’s a fun family outing sure to beat the winter blues!

Only the best available seasonal and ethically-sourced ingredients, as well as locally made artisanal goods, are used, ensuring guests receive a basket filled with delicious, healthy and wholesome food. 

Available Tuesday to Sunday Prices fromR600 Basket for 2 | R300 Basket for 1 | R125 Kids basket (3 – 10 yrs)

Wine Maker’s Dinners series

On the first Thursday of each month, enjoy a paired three-course dinner at The Werf Restaurant hosted by Executive Chef Allistaire Lawrence and one of Boschendal’s three winemakers. Cellar master and red winemaker Jacques Viljoen, white winemaker Michael Langenhoven and Cap Classique winemaker, Danielle Coetsee, who received the prestigious ‘’Woman Winemaker of the Year” award at the 2020 SA Women’s Wine & Spirit Awards, will co-host each of the events. 

There will be an opportunity for an intimate Q&A session before each dinner. The wines will be complemented by produce and meat straight from the pastures and gardens. Dates 01st of July  2021; 05th of August 2021; 02nd of September 2021

In Room Dining

Inhouse guests can order a braai box or even buy your own meat and prepared salads at the farm shop to enjoy at your cottage 

Wine tasting

Presented under the oak trees, Boschendal’s finest wines are on offer for tasting together with delicious platters, featuring the best of the farm produce. No better place to spend the weekend than surrounded by lush greenery and magnificent mountain views. The Cellar Door is located near Rhone Homestead and looks out over the Heritage Rose Garden.Moms and dads can enjoy tastings of the award winning wines while the kids play at The Tree House  

Weekend Markets

In hibernation for the Winter months but from sunny September expect live music, fresh farm produce, food stalls and other artisanal stands filled with local products and a lekker vibe with the weekly Friday Night or Saturday morning Market .

Drive-in cinema

The Summer months also welcome back the drive-in cinema on Saturday evenings – Sit back, relax and enjoy your favourite movies while you snack on delicious farm treats with your loved ones. Open every Saturday (weather permitting) & bookings are essential.

Online Shop

Get the best of Boschendal delivered to your door. Live the farm life long after you’ve unpacked your bags!

Now delivering to Joburg too!

Buy delicious prepared meals made by the chefs and homeware which showcases local designers wares- everything from camping, to pets, to outdoor living and interior finery- spoil yourself or a loved one.


Guests get to savour the best of farm living at Boschendal. https://www.boschendal.com/

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