Greyton, a hidden Gem

Greyton is a small town in the Overberg area in the Western Cape, South Africa. It is truly a gem and an extremely well-kept secret. Due to the fact that Greyton is due for some serious recognition I’m going to go into a little more detail about this awesome little town.

Greyton is stunning in terms of both Architecture and natural surroundings. It is such an old and well preserved town.

Visiting The Moravian Mission Church is a definite must. Educate yourself on Greyton history and spend some time here, you will soon find you can spend the entire day in this slice of history.


Not to worry nature lovers, your turn is well on its way. Greyton is a beyond excellent spot for hiking. The nature reserve is one of a kind. There is a rock pool and a river side trail (which comes highly recommended). There is also a 14km trail for those seeking a full blown challenge.


In addition to hiking, you can go horse-back riding. What is more majestic than riding through the lush mountain side with the cool wind on your face and the fresh clean morning air in your lungs? You can also go back in time and stroll through the town on your horse.


Greyton even caters for the art lovers with a number of art galleries. Be sure to catch them on the weekend and enjoy and support the amazing local artists of the Cape! You can even pair your gallery hopping with craft beer tasting at Old Potters Inn & Brewhouse. If beer is not your thing there are also a number of wine tasting locations as it is obviously the Cape.


Visit Greyton, you will not be disappointed.

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