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When: Friday 18 March 2016
Time: 18 and 19 March 2016
Venue: Boschendal
Status: Passed

Cape Epic at Boschendal Friday 18 March and Saturday 19 March

Boschendal is hosting the Cape Epic for two days this year. The race village is located next to the Rhone Homestead and traffic marshals will direct you to a parking area close to the start and finish area.

For riders and spectators wanting to experience the fullness of Boschendal we have a few suggestions of things to do in the main Werf area. The Werf area is around 1000m from the Epic race hospitality area - we will be running a complimentary tractor and trailer or horse carriage shuttle between the two venues so feel free to catch a ride. Leaving every 15 minutes.

Things not to miss out include:

1. A picnic on the famous Pavillion lawns (Reservations are strongly recommended click here http://www.boschendal.com/eat-and-drink/picnics)

2. Wine tasting under the oaks in the Werf

3. A visit to our natural meat artisan Werf Butchery. The biltong is exceptional as is the stock of craft beer.

4. Sample our famous pasture raised Angus burgers.

5. Let the kids loose in the splish splash play area.

6. Grab a casual meal at our Farm Shop & Deli  (no reservation required)

7. Talk a walk through our 5 acre Werf Food Garden

8. Enjoy lunch or dinner at our contemporary farm to table dining venue, The Werf Restaurant (Reservations essential, click here  http://www.boschendal.com/eat-and-drink/werf-restaurant)

9. Horse and pony rides

9. For MTB fans, why not bring your bike and ride the new Boschendal MTB trails while waiting for your team to come in. World class single track awaits! Permits R50 available at the Farm Shop & Deli. Complimentary shower facilities. Click here for more info on the trails.

More information on things to do and contact details here.

Have fun!


Explore The Boschendal Estate

Eat & Drink

The Cape Dutch farms were historically renowned for their warm welcome and generous hospitality. What crowned this welcome was the Cape table, laden with wholesome dishes made from ingredients from the farm’s werf and fields.

Accommodation

Guest accommodation is a recent addition to the farm with luxury accommodation ranging from the historical Herbert Baker designed Rhodes Cottage to beautifully restored farm labourer cottages. With emphasis on stylish simplicity the guest cottages are authentic, rural yet contemporary in character.

Weddings & Functions

Boschendal provides an idyllic natural setting for large and small functions. The Boschendal Manor House, Rhone Homestead, The Olive Press, the Werf Restaurant and the beautiful gardens are available to host an array of celebrations or events in a relaxed and tranquil environment.