The Country Garden / Beecatcher Guest Farm

                                                              A Little Piece of Paradise

Contact Us

Your Hosts:

Bernard & Gerda Tuffin and children (Bernadette, Thomas, Dominic, Catherine and Anthony)


Physical Address: The Country Garden / Beecatcher Guest Farm , Voorbaat Valley, Ladismith, Western Cape

Postal Address: P O Box 202, Ladismith, 6655 , Western Cape

 Tel: 023 11101 33  








Directions from Cape Town:

 An easy 3.5  hour drive, approximately 325km from Cape Town. On commencement of the journey, travel on the N1 from Cape Town in the direction of Paarl; continuing on the N1 travel through the Huguenot Tunnel. A tollgate controls this tunnel. A tollgate fee is payable at the tunnel. The first town is Worcester set in the Breede River Valley. Taking the second turnoff to the right into Worcester, you leave the N1 and the Route 60 (R60) is taken. Follow the signs to the town of Robertson. Once through Robertson, the next town is Ashton. The R60 becomes the R62 in Ashton. Travel on through Krogmanskloof and Montagu. Pass straight through Barrydale. We are 87kms from Barrydale. When you have travelled about 70km look out for the sign to Riversdale. Do not turn there, but continue for straight on past that for another 4km and turn left for LAINGSBURG.

(We are 19kms off R62 before Ladismith town - on the road to Laingsburg.) Continue for approx 10km until you reach the T-junction. Turn left at T-Junction for LAINGSBURG. (loose cell phone reception)Continue for approx. 4km.Turn Right into VOORBAAT (good gravel road). Continue for 4km. (Rock face on the right, up a hill & down, then around several bends)  Continue until you see large blue gum trees and a small bridge over river. Take immediate next left (sign for The Country Garden / Beecatcher Guest Farm) Continue along farm lane for about 1km (you will go past several buildings on the left and a small farm). Keep straight at the fork in the road (sign for The Country Garden / Beecatcher Guest Farm). Keep along the farm lane following the signs. Once you enter our farm gate, proceed up to the farm house right up against the mountain so we can welcome you and show you to the cottage.  


GPS Co-ordinates:

 LATIDTUDE South Deg 33      min 27 sec 41.0

LONGITUDE East Deg 21      min 05 sec 07.7


  Directions from Oudtshoorn:

Follow the Route 62  for about 100 km via Calitzdorp to Ladismith.

    As you enter Ladismith, keep on straight. Proceed past the left turn to Route 62      Barrydale/Montagu.

    The road then makes a sharp turn to the right which you follow until you get to a T-junction. You will notice a sign indicating a left turn to Beecatcher Guest Farm.

    Turn left onto the road to Laingsburg.

    Continue for 18 km along a beautiful scenic road. (You will pass two turn-offs to Dwarsrivier on your right and also a left turn to Barrydale. Here you will lose cell phone reception.

    At the sign “VOORBAAT “   you turn right onto a good gravel road.

    Continue for 4kms.      (Rock face on the right, up a hill & down, then around several bends)

    Continue until you see large blue gum trees cross a bridge over the river.

    Take next turn left at the sign for The Country Garden / Beecatcher Guest Farm.

    Continue on farm lane for about 1km (you will go past several buildings and pass through some farms).

    Keep straight along the gravel road until you get to The Country Garden / Beecatcher Guest Farm. Continue right up to the farm house at the foot of the mountain so that we can welcome you and show you your cottage.