About Granny Goose
Granny Goose is a lovely farm-style guest house offering friendly hospitality and affordable prices. Situated in Volksrust, a quiet South African town with plenty of history and cultural sights to enjoy, accommodation is provided in 25 comfortable en-suite double bedrooms and three self-catering units ( 7 , 5 and 4 sleeper). In addition, there is also a small restaurant, tea-garden, nursery and a lovely garden for relaxation.Situated close to many famous battle sites, Volksrust became a municipality in 1904 and is currently the commercial centre of an area where maize, wool, sorghum, sunflower seed, beef, and dairy are all farmed and produced. The remains of the Convention Bridge on Grens-spruit have been proclaimed a National Monument and is a popular tourist attraction. Two memorials, both dedicated to victims of the two Transvaal-Britain Wars, are also found in the town.The Tamatieberg, north of Volksrust, is a popular paragliding venue and many visitors come from nearby towns on a regular basis to enjoy the paragliding offered by Volksrust. A fine collection of crafts, paintings, home produce, and homemade furniture can be bought here for you to take back home as souvenirs.
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Things to do in and around Volksrust
(0.2 km from Volksrust)
3 Provinces 4x4 Trails is the ultimate adventure for nature lovers. The trail refers to the “Versamelberge”, where the three Provinces: Kwa-Zulu Natal, Mpumalanga and the Free State actually meet, on top of “Langkrans” (a sheer cliff), 2253...
(61.7 km from Volksrust)
This is a two-day hiking trail; the first day is 10 km and the second 6 km. The terrain is easy to moderate and has a figure 8 shape. Several waterfalls and pools await hikers and the trail is a popular birdwatching spot. Overnight facilities...
(81.5 km from Volksrust)
Located on the Vaal River near Standerton, Grootdraai Dam was constructed in 1981 to supply the water needs of the SASOL plants at Secunda. Today the dam is a popular water sport and fishing destination.
(83.6 km from Volksrust)
Standerton Country Club is a 9-hole golf course with a full range of facilities for an enjoyable game. Visitors are welcome everyday at the club, which features a clubhouse, restaurant, bar, and function facilities.