Matjiesfontein is a bastion of Victoriana. Explore the historic ambience of the famed Lord Milner Hotel, it's old-world charm, gracious servers, and elegant décor - not to mention discovering it's ghost stories. Here, you can dine by candlelight in The Hotel Dining Room, be served by red-jacketed porters, while feasting on local specialties such as Karoo lamb.
There are various other accommodation options ; which include the Olive Schreiner Cottage, where the famous South African author of The Story of an African Farm, lived for several years; as well as private suits set by the pool, or along the riverbank. and more.
At the Laird's Arm enjoy a pint and a pub lunch in the atmosphere of a bygone era. Stay for the regular honky-tonk played on the piano, delve inton Matjiesfontein's cricketing history and marvel at the antiques.
Though small, Matjiesfontein has plenty of attractions to keep visitors enthralled, from the Marie Rawdon and Transport museums, to the courthouse and jail, the British Army Remount camp, and the English Bus - which promises the shortest tour on earth around the village to see it's sights - and so much more.