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About Ladismith Country House

Ladismith Country House is situated 7km outside the town Ladismith in the Klein Karoo and nestles on the slopes of the Klein Swartberg Mountains.
It offers the ideal base between Cape Town and the Garden route, should you be traveling on the very popular Route 62.
Only four hours from Cape Town, this privately owned and managed Guest Farm is secluded, offering peaceful Country life in a special setting to ensure the discerning traveler the perfect Klein Karoo experience.
With 55 hectares of mountains and plains, Ladismith Country House is a nature lover’s paradise offering wonderful bird life, a variety of fynbos, succulents and stargazing all year round.
The Manor House consists of four individually and tastefully decorated suites that provide the warmth and relaxation that only the Klein Karoo can satisfy. Each suite has it’s own entrance and offers a patio with direct access to the beautiful garden.
The suites offer white cotton bed linen, mosquito netting for Karoo summer nights, safes, coffee & tea making facilities, heaters and ceiling fans. All bedrooms offer air-conditioning for hot summer days.
Ladismith Country House also have a newly appointed self-catering cottage, called Paddasang. Paddasang is situated next to the guest house.
The cottage is an open plan unit, offering a fully equipped kitchen, lounge and bedroom. The bathroom has a large shower and a Victorian bath. Linen and towels are provided.
The Country House offers a heartwarming breakfast in the perfect Karoo setting. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in our dining room or on the patio while enjoying Helna’s freshly baked breads and muffins with homemade preserves, jellies and jams from the farm including apricots, figs and quinces. Beautiful garden and Klein Karoo landscapes and the welcoming sound of guinea fowl, hadeda, partridge and pheasants accompany breakfasts.
Evenings are characterized by delightful candlelight dinners, using local and fresh produce, which are creatively prepared and beautifully served.
During the day, visit the famous Seweweekspoort with it’s many poorts and passes. Other scenic routes in the area include Groenfontein-, Kruisriver-, Huisriver- and Gamkapoort Mountain passes. Visit the historical mission station town of Amalienstein and Zoar.
Calitzdorp, the Port capital of South Africa, is a mere thirty minutes drive; Oudtshoorn with it’s famous ostrich farms and Cango Caves only an hour’s drive and George International airport only two hours away.
If you feel like exploring the town of Ladismith, there is plenty to offer. The town’s friendly people will charm you. Visit Ladismith Cheese Factory with a selection of fine and delectable cheeses. Ladismith Wine Cellar offers the wine lover a great wine selection.
For the hiking enthusiast there is the famous Elandsberg mountain trail that takes you all the way to Stanley’s Light or Towersig mountain trail, which takes one to Ladismith’s famous landmark, Towerkop. Ladismith also have a nine-hole golf course.
Whether you are on holiday or on a business trip, relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of country life and experience Klein Karoo hospitality at it’s best!

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 10 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Ladismith Country House

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Rene Berndt, South Africa
17 June 2014

Great stay. Warm bed and lovely hot shower!Not to speak of the friendly, warm smile and hospitality you are greeted with.

Armin Toepfer, Germany
16 March 2012

Very nice location. The hosts were very friendly, the accomodation is charming. Just what was being charged for the dinner was a bit over the top.

Rob Williamson, South Africa
19 April 2010

An old house on a small-holding, far from town. Reasonable accommodation. Meals OK. Very friendly owners.

Martin and Sharon, Germany
25 February 2007

We had a great time at the Ladismith Country House cottage named Padasang. It was very nice and quiet and we loved the sky with all the bright shinning stars.

Vibe Family, Norway
30 December 2006

We stayed in Guinea Fowl, Pheasant, and Hadeda suites for one night. The rooms, the place and its surroundings are beautiful! We wish we could have stayed longer! Thank you so much for a lovely stay!

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Ladismith Country House Map

Ladismith Country House is 4.9km from the centre of Ladismith , the nearest airport 132.7km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Ladismith

Noukloof Nature Reserve Trail

(0.6 km from Ladismith)

Indigenous vegetation of the Little Karoo veld, as well as fauna like eland, springbok, duiker and steenbok can be seen on this beautiful walk. The circular trail is 12 km long and is rated as easy. Hikers must arrange for key collection at the...


(17.5 km from Ladismith)

1 review

Almost directly opposite Zoar, a quaint little town founded in the early 1800s by the Berlin Mission, is a gravel road that leads to one of the Western Cape’s hidden treasures – Seweweekspoort. According to some, Seweweekspoort is named after a...

Bosluiskloof Pass

(21.3 km from Ladismith)

3 reviews

The magnificent and majestic route down the Bosluiskloof Pass traverses from Seweweekspoort down to the Gamkapoort Dam. This is a scenic drive with breathtaking views and sights that are hard to forget. The route is about 25 kilometres long, and...

Bojaankop 4x4 Trail

(39.5 km from Ladismith)

Bôjaankop 4x4 Trail has an amazing history dating back to the 1800s; sharecroppers would drag their bundles straight down the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains. The route follows the Gamka River and offers breathtaking views. The tail is...