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About Shallow Pig Cottage

About Shallow Pig Cottage

Shallow Pig Cottage is situated on a small but working farm 11km (15min drive) outside of Parys and 30min from Potchefstroom.

The self-catering cottage has two bedrooms and one full bathroom. There is an open-plan kitchen nook, a dining table, a lounge area, an indoor fireplace and outdoor braai facilities. The abode also offers guests parking on the premises in a dedicated carport.

Attractions in and around the area include the Parys Golf Course, the Vredefort Dome and the Vaal Dam.

Family friendly: Ideal for a family weekend out of the city. Take walks or hikes down to the stream or into the dome for expansive views, and fetch your own eggs from the chicken coup.

 Sleeps 4
Check-in: 14:30
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 20 reviews
 Minimum stay: 1 Days

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Important Information

This is a small but working farm. We have cows, bees (beekeepers), snakes and all the other usual expected farming creatures. Dallying with any of the above is at your own risk and as a result we do not accept liability for injury or loss of life. Fire only to be made in designated braai area.

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nakita jardim
September 2021
What a peaceful escape from the city! Most definitely worth the visit. Close enough to Parys, yet far enough from the busy city life. The kids love it as well! Will definitely return for another peaceful break from life.
rabson yisa
August 2021
The place was nice and clean and had everything we needed, including eggs. To keep warm, we had to ask Warrin on how to use the cook stove and enjoyed hours around the indoor fire. The following morning we 'summitted' the local mountain from a trail leading from our cottage and later went out for some geology lessons on the dome. We will be back to Shallow Pig when the water level is high for some... Read more
roland agar
May 2021
Its a simple stone cottage, .... but with all the essentials provided, piping hot shower from a solar geyser, electricity, gas cooker, wonderful braai, wood provided, wifi, a very nice bathroom and shower, comfortable beds, etc. etc..... The hike along the walking train to the very top of the farm was a highlight, the views spectacular. Great hospitality by Clifton and Warrin including fascinatin... Read more
liesel claase
March 2021
Needs signage at the main road gate.If you like something rustic with a bit of peace and quite, this is the place. Not to far from Parys but far enough away to feel like you are out in the bush. Warrin, who runs the place on behalf of the owners, goes above and beyond the call of duty, always willing to help.
graham hobbs
January 2021
A quaint comfortable cottage with all the necessary necessities and conveniences for a self catering stay, wonderful hike up to view the dome, really could find no faults, highly recommended


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Non smoking rooms

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Afrikaans

Shallow Pig Cottage location

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Shallow Pig Cottage is 12.4km from the centre of Parys , the nearest airport 114.8km (Lanseria International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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