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About The Galg Road

Hike along the road to nowhere – The Galg Road. The original pass from McGregor towards Greyton leads up to the mountains and mysteriously disappears at the edge of a steep krantz.


Many local stories speculate about the reason why the road was never completed. In 1862 the village of McGregor was officially proclaimed and the land divided into 2.5-hectare plots and sold to 19 farmers who were under the impression that the road from Cape Town would pass through their village.


This never happened and neither did the planned road over the mountains through the Boesmanskloof Pass to Greyton – the road simply passes through the village and comes to an abrupt end.


Directions to The Galg Road

Drive from Cape Town via Worcester and Robertson to McGregor. The Galg Road ends halfway between the twin villages of McGregor and Greyton.
Telephone:
0725144209
Website:
info@boesmanskloofmc​gregor.com
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Accommodation near The Galg Road

Whipstock Guest Farm

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Wild Almond Cottage

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Boesmanskloof Accommodation -...

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Klipspringer McGregor

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Klipspringer cottage is a peaceful mountain retreat that can only be reached by a 4x4 vehicle with good ground clearance. This fully...
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The Kite House

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This is a beautiful self-catering house situated in the charming village of McGregor, with lovely garden- and mountain views.The house...
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Bougainvillea Cottage

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The Galg Road Map

The Galg Road is 15.9km from the centre of McGregor , the nearest airport 123.1km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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