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The Herb Cottage Video

Watch this great video that Nick Strever did for us for The Herb Cottage!

Coral Tree Campsite – evening braai

The campsite is a perfect place to unwind and relax in the evening, watching the sun set and the orange sky reflected in the campfire.  As the light fades watch the stars come out and if you’re lucky a shooting … Read More


Recent visitors, Peter and Flick, enjoyed the puzzles on a cool drizzly day.  A novel way of setting it out – you can see he’s an engineer.

Coral Tree Campsite – access

We always tell folk that a 4 x 4 is necessary to get to the campsite. A SUV is fine if you are not pulling a trailer. Please bear this in mind when you book – and no caravans, except … Read More

Gearing up for Christmas

The cicadas are busy from morning to night with their shrill cries – such a typically Christmas sound.  Piet my vrous (red chested cuckoos) calling, trying to outdo the emerald cuckoos, frogs croaking in the ponds and the chickens pottering … Read More

Picnic baskets

Last week we had a lovely couple staying at the Herb Cottage and they ordered a picnic hamper from Franci. It was a special occasion as Willem was proposing to Carmen!

Welcome to the Herb Cottage

The other day with all the hot weather the moths came out in profusion.  Waiting to welcome people to the Herb Cottage were three beautiful Emperor Moths – Wahlberg’s Emperors, to be precise.

Satisfied Customer!

Driving down the road we wondered what to expect. Eventually we arrived at the Herb Cottage. WHAT A WONDERFUL SURPRISE!!!! The place was ready although we were a bit early (even flowers in the bedrooms!) and it is beautiful! Everything … Read More

Country Life Article

We got a lovely write up in the October 2015 Country Life Magazine under pet friendly places to visit. The Coral Tee Camp is a great place to come and bring your dogs (or cats!).  Look at the article!

Herbs again