About Doringboom Guesthouse
Doringboom Guesthouse is a lovely little cottage sleeping six guests. It is situated in Sutherland on a working farm. The cottage consists of two bedrooms, one bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and an open-plan living area. There is also an inside fireplace. This is a very peaceful and quiet place to escape from the busy life.
The unit offers Wi-Fi: please ask for the password and wood can be provided on request. The TV has the standard SABC channels only. Please bring your own towels. There is only MTN signal nearby.
Sutherland is a space of clear skies, where one can marvel at the stars that sweep the outer limits. Astronomers come to use the telescopes of the South African Astronomical Observatory regularly. Sutherland is one of the coldest towns in the country, with frequent snow falls during winter and the looming Roggeveld Mountains bedecked in snow.
Sutherland is also close to the sites of the unique Corbel Houses, only found in this region in and around the towns of Fraserburg, Williston and Carnarvon. To the south of Sutherland is an eroded volcano by the name of Salpeterkop which one can explore.
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Things to do in and around Sutherland
(7.4 km from Sutherland)
Here you can experience what most people come to Sutherland for - stargazing. Just 1 km outside Sutherland you will find the Sterland Caravan Park where the local amateur 'star' aficionado, Jurg, will delight you with a celestial show. Regular...
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The biggest reason why anyone would visit the little Karoo dorpie of Sutherland lies 18 km outside the village in the direction of Fraserburg. On this arid hilltop you'll find the largest telescope in the Southern Hemisphere – SALT (Southern African...
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We are very proud to present the Louw-Museum in Sutherland, home of both NP van Wyk Louw and WEG Louw. NP van Wyk Louw, born on 11 June 1906 in Sutherland, was an Afrikaans-language poet, playwright, and scholar. He is the older brother of...
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A literacy museum in the house where two famous Afrikaans poets and writer brothers, N.P van Wyk Louw and W.E.G. Louw were born in this house. Interesting displays.