Eastern Free State

Cambridge Guest House is situated only 35 km from the picturesque Clarens and close to the majestic Drakensberg. Enjoy scenic hiking trips in the Golden Gate Game Reserve or day excursions to historical and cultural sites like the Basotho Cultural Village. You can make use of our online map to plan your trips.

There are nature reserves and game reserves nearby where there is an abundance of wildlife to be seen whether hiking, horse riding or driving. The town of Bethlehem has several interesting historical buildings, some of which are proclaimed National Monuments.

Interesting sites near Bethlehem

Wolhuterskop Nature and Game Reserve
This Game Reserve is on the R26 Road to Fouriesburg, 2km from Bethlehem. The hiking trails in the reserve are suitable for beginners and children and an abundance of wildlife can be found. They also offer hunting packages, mountain biking and bird watching.

Golden Gate National ParkGolden Gate Highlands National Park
There are a wide variety of hiking trails in Golden Gate area to choose from, depending on the fitness and age-groups of the hikers.

Clarens is a popular destination for walking, hiking, horse riding, birding, discovering San art and game trials as well as various exciting outdoor adventures including abseiling, archery, 4×4 trails, quad biking, white water rafting, paint ball and mountain biking.

Fouriesburg is rich in heritage. Historical places to visit is the Dutch reformed church, President Steyn House and Salpeterkrans.

Rosendal boasts a very popular restaurant with delectable country cuisine. There is also a theatre with monthly performances by well known artists. Visit Art Galleries where well known artists exhibit on a permanent basis.

Paul Roux
Paul Roux is rich in archaeological history and on a nearby farm a footprint of a prehistoric dinosaur has been found. This area is also know for a cave that gave shelter to many woman and children during the Anglo Boer War.

Historical places to visit:
Old Nazareth Mission Church
Baartman Wagon House Museum
Battle of Bethlehem Monument
Township Tours based on your needs
Sol Plaaitjie Dam Memorial
Sandstone hiking trail – total distance 5km duration +/- 90 minutes