Palamino Country Cottage
Take a step back in time. Relax in our romantic little rustica set in the fields of the historic village of Bathurst.
The cottage sleeps three, one double and one single. It is fully equipped for self catering. Braai facilities on a roof deck offer panoramic farmland views. Pets are welcome with a spacious kennel for dogs and a securely fenced field for horses.
Palamino neighbours the 2900 hectare commonage which offers scenic rides and hikes. The little village of Bathurst hosts restaurants, craft shops, nurseries, a pottery, spice shop, monuments & the Pig n Whistle, the infamous oldest pub in SA. Browse through the craft & produce at the weekly farmer’s market or visit the Waters Meeting Game Park or Moya Bird Reserve.
Bathurst is situated on the fringes of both the Sunshine Coast and Frontier Country, a scenic half hour drive on the R67 from Grahamstown or 10 minutes from Port Alfred, half way between Port Elizabeth and East London on the R72
It is a quiet pastoral village most widely known for its famous (and infamous) pubs! Also in the village centre you will find craft shops, galleries, pottery studios, antiques
shops, nurseries and plenty more to keep the day visitor entertained. There’s a growing number of restaurants to choose from: Ruan Thai offers delicious Thai takeaways and buffets. Sanibonani’s menu includes delicious cuts of venison as well as the usual a la carte fare. Pickwicks Pizza is freshly prepared and delicious. There is an ATM and convenience store should you wish to purchase your own ingredients!
Bathurst neighbours the Waters Meeting Nature Reserve, home to many species of animals, bird and plants. The reserve offers hiking trails, picnic spots and a remarkable viewpoint of the river and valley. The surrounding area hosts pineapple farms, game reserves and cattle and sheep ranches. It is a 10 minute drive to the beach town of Port Alfred and 45 minutes from the cultural mecca of Grahamstown.
Double - from R250,00 per night
Single - from R200,00 per night