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THINGS TO DO & SEE AT SHERWOOD’S & SURROUNDS

There are several short scenic walks from the country house

1) A walk to King’s Walden garden. You may either walk from Sherwood’s or take a short drive to the entrance and then spend a good few hours strolling and admiring the spectacular views through the formal garden which forms part of the ‘botanical route’ in the area.

2) A ‘bird walk’ through cultured and indigenous forest  around the dam at Sherwood’s.Cheetah

3) An ‘evening stroll’ around our main house, for a breathtaking country view of the milky way.

Birding enthusiasts will hopefully be able to see a large variety including ‘Giant Pied Pigmy Woodland & Malachite Kingfishers,Purple Crested Loerie,several types of Woodpecker,Sunbirds,Oriole and even Raptors including Giant Eagle Owl, Wood Owl, Martial Eagle, Black Eagle and several Kestrels and Hawks. Rare species, the Bathawk.

Small game in the area include Bushpig, Bushbuck, Porcupine, Meerkat, Civet, Spotted Genet, Vervet Monkeys, a rare sighting of two Samango Monkeys and perhaps you may hear the bark of Charma Baboon close by.

The Agatha forestry nearby has both cultivated and indigenous forests in a mountain setting and ends on the bottom of the valley where you find a beautiful stretch of ‘Bob’s River’ with refreshing crystal clear water ,large rock pools and waterfalls .Hawk

You can take a scenic gravel surfaced drive along the same route. Spend a day lazing and swimming at the pool, admiring the spectacular ‘Wolkberg Mountains’ - Northern part of the Drakensberg Mountains.

Take tea in the gazebo or enjoy playing table games .
Something adventurous is the canopy tours adventure sports situated in the Georges Valley mountain.
Enjoy walking among our magnificent avocado trees on our avocado farm.
Our trees are in full production during our winter months, June to September, in which all the picking takes place .

What to do in the region

A tourist information map is available at reception ,filled with information on places to visit in and around our Letaba area, including:-
Historical & archeological sitesBed and breakfast country house accommodation situated by the Agatha Forest & Mountains in Tzaneen. Sherwoods is a small victorian country house privacy and peace are assured
Nature and wild life
Roadside stalls and tea gardens.
Examples:
Agatha Crocodile Ranch
Cheerio Gardens
Cheetah Project – Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre 
Coach House Nougat Kitchen Agatha
Hans Merensky Nature Reserve -Tsonga Kraal  Museum
Kruger National Park – Phalaborwa Gate 120 km  - approximately 1 hour and 15 minute drive from Sherwood’s. An enjoyable day trip.
Khamai Reptile Park – Swadini
Karosswerkers –community woman’s craft project
Silk Farm
Wegraakbosch  farm with locally produced organic cheeses and dairy
Tzaneen museum – Tours in German on request
Modjadi Cycad forest and nursery
Boabab tree  pub inside   Sunland Nursery
Mholoholo animal conservation
Debegeni water falls on the Magoebaskloof Pass
Golf courses locally : Orange dene Golf Club (9 hole) / Tzaneen Country Club (18 hole)
Hans Merensky Country Club (at Phalaborwa 18 hole)
The picturesque town of Haenertsburg  
Magoebaskloof Adventures  Canopy tours ( bookings to be made before arrival – you may request Sherwood’s to book )


Annual Events

Annual Events 2016

Berry Festival- 6/7 February .Pick your own berries.Village Market. Berry Festival trail run.A weekend of fun for the whole family.
Linda 0825755738  www.berryfestival.co.za
Munnik Meerkat Cycling Race – 12 March
Ebenezar Mile Swim – Takes place on March 19 at the Ebenezer dam Contact number 0836591227 Jack HollowayAvodaco Festival
Letaba Agricultural Show. Mid August at Tzaneen Show ground. Contact Tzaneen tourism on cell:0834417617.
Mina’s Neighborhood Market – the coolest music and most delicious food stalls . Denise 0839808433 . Dates March 6 , June 5 , September 5
Haenertsburg Food,Wine and Beer Festival . Limpopo’s premier foodie festival . Mara 0823708567/ www.foodandwinefestival.co.za
Iron Crown Trial Run . Summit the Iron Crown,Limpopo’s highest mountain. Rodney Harman / www.rotaryhaenertsburg.co.za
Silver Mist Holistic Fair . Date pending – July
Magoebaskloof Spring Festival .  24-1 October (prov.dates) . Anne-Marie 0828834449 .
Zion Christiaan Church Easter Festival – welcome to join this festival happening twice a year  - April  www.golimpopo.com/events_details.php?event_id=88

For the events information contact  miket@golimpopo.com

 

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