Take a step into yesteryear and visit this gorgeous Victorian-influenced village flanked by mesmerizing mountains and the Klein River running through it.

Taste Birkenhead beer from the area’s first microbrewery, cheese from the Klein River Cheese factory and wine from one of the many wine farms in the area. Take a gentle cruise down the river, go quad biking, canoeing, kayaking or horse riding. Enjoy arts, crafts and antique shopping in the village, shopping at the night markets or just relax at one of our restaurants, coffee shops or the local pub!

Situated on the banks of the Klein River, Stanford lies on a coastal plain separating the mountains and the sea, about 90 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. The village is mid-way between the resorts of Hermanus and Gansbaai (Goose Bay) on the Cape Whale Coast.

The surrounding valleys feature numerous vineyards, an award-winning cheese maker and a micro-brewery. Health spas and healing, whale-watching and winemaking, hiking and horse-riding, birding and bicycles can all be enjoyed in this scenic area.

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