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Marie Antoinette High Tea

BY Weltevreden Estate August 16, 2019 ,,,,,

Event Date: 26 October 2019 – Bookings Now Open!

Join us for the ultimate girls’ day out! Indulge in sparkling wine on arrival, cakes and canapés, wine and whiskey tastings, lucky draws, ballet performances and more.

For more information or to make your booking, contact us on info@weltevredenestate.com.

 

Taking a step back in time

BY Weltevreden Estate November 6, 2018 ,,,,,

EMBRACE YOUR INNER ROMANTIC WITH THE TRANQUIL SURROUNDINGS AND CENTURIES OF HISTORY AT WELTEVREDEN.

 

WHILE its provenance cannot be verified beyond a reasonable doubt, the four-poster bed in the River Cottage at Weltevreden is obviously extremely antique, and made me wish I had a proper long nightgown and frilly cap.

This accommodation is the newest to open on the farm, where the first Title Deed was registered to one Hans Henske in 1692. Some years later and with a few other owners in between, Weltevreden was bought by Piet’s (the famous Voortrekker, you may have heard of him) sister Deborah Retief and her husband, Christoffel Esterhuysen in 1812 from Sybrand Vermeulen. The buildings were proclaimed national monuments in 1975.

Read the full article HERE.