Outdoor fun at Sandton Field and Study

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The Field and Study Centre, Parkmore Many decades ago I would join friends with a bottle of wine, some bread and cheese, and a blanket for a chilled Sunday late-afternoon/early-evening picnic on the banks of the spruit at the Field and Study Centre in Parkmore. I hadn’t been back since then, so was delighted when […]

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Irene Dairy Farm – ‘where cows milk themselves’

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Irene Dairy Farm, a working dairy farm 45 minutes from Liz at Lancaster, has been in the Van Der Byl family for 5 generations. In the past people could go to the diary to buy milk but now the farm is opened up as a country destination with 2 restaurants and a shop (where you can still buy milk but not at 45c per gallon!) It is also now a very popular conference and wedding venue.






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