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Prince Albert Accommodation 

We are a group of accommodation providers who offer a variety of types of accommodation

in a broad price range for visitors to our peaceful town.

Choose self-catering, bed & breakfast or room only accommodation in Prince Albert or self-catering, B&B or camping on one of our farms.

 

The road through the Swartberg Pass has re-opened. It offers a spectacular drive across the Cape fold sandstone range.  Photo: Ailsa Tudhope

 

 

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Prince Albert is an oasis in the Great Karoo, where water from springs in the Swartberg mountains runs through the village in furrows, bringing gardens and orchards to life.  

The first settlers arrived in 1762 and established a farm called de Kweekvallei: Valley of Plenty. By 1845 a little village had sprung up, named after Queen Victoria's consort.

Tourism drives our economy and our guest accommodation caters for every taste and pocket. Our restaurants serve excellent Karoo cuisine at reasonable prices. We boast art galleries, community craft outlets, a prize-winning Museum, a weavery, blacksmith and dairy. The Saturday Market and occasional Moonlight Markets bring locals and visitors together to enjoy the Prince Albert vibe.

 

 

 

Prince Albert ~ Western Cape ~ South Africa  Photo: Yolande Singery

 

Our shops stock Cape Mohair products, local olives and olive oil, dried fruits and nuts. Several wine farms and wineries produce a selection of wines and port.

You can visit our farms, enjoy holistic health treatments, explore the night skies with an astronomer or go on a Historical Ramble or Ghost Walk...

We regularly hold festivals, including the Plaaskombuisfees (Farm Kitchen Festival) in April, the Leesfees, a literary festival co-ordinated by the Writers' Guild every November, the Agricultural Show in October and PArt Open Studios - visits to artists in their work spaces, arranged by our local Art Gallery every six months. 

A circular drive across the Swartberg Pass, with its tremendous views and spectacular geological formations and back through Meiringspoort, is a must, as is a trip along the Weltevrede road or out towards the Gamkapoort Dam to watch the sunset, with your sundowners at hand.  

 

For lots more about things to do... click here

 

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please contact Ailsa: story@storyweaver.co.za