Despite the threat of late snow over the last week, I think it is safe to say that the Eastern Free State believes that Spring is here.
The fruit trees are all in full flower, and you appreciate the bounteous nature of the area as it all starts to change, the green shoots pushing through the brown grass and the willow trees exploding in deep lush green.
Here we really feel the change of the seasons, and it gives us cause to give thanks again.
There are many flavours to be explored in Clarens, from boerekos to high cuisine, Italian and oxtail, curries and Portuguese and of course great pub grub.
Here in the rustige heart of South Africa you will find Activities to thrill your heart from horse riding and hiking to white water rafting, 4x4 trails and abseiling.
Clarens Village ConservancyThe mountains around the village are part of the Clarens Village Conservancy, and are protected by locally employed Rangers who help preserve the natural beauty of the area, clearing MTB and Hiking paths, and most importantly, maintaining the indigenous nature of the area...
Just 30km down the road from Clarens the Golden Gate Highlands is South Africa's highest National Park, well known for its scenic beauty as well as its wildlife and birds. Visit the Vulture Dining Room or the Basotho Cultural Village or experience the pristine beauty of the area by hiking their stunning mountain trails...