ValleyThe accommodation offered in the Tulbagh Valley is of a high standard at exceptionally reasonable cost, therefore making it worthwhile to stay for a few days. Apart from the myriad local attractions, you might consider a couple of day trips into the surrounds – inevitably also via some spectacular mountain passes! This article is the first in a series to raise awareness of what is possible using Tulbagh as a base.

A self-drive day trip to neighbouring town Ceres is truly a delight, named as it is after the Roman goddess of summer. It is also the gateway to adventure...