At the heart of the tourist route known as Frontier Country, Grahamstown, along with towns and villages like Alicedale, Sidbury, Salem, Riebeeck East and Bedford, is part of one of the most diverse ecological regions in South Africa, with thousands of hectares devoted to nature and game conservation, in a malaria-free environment, and a history steeped in forts, conflict and strife.

Grahamstown lies at the intersection of four very different climatic zones, leading to its unpredictable weather pattern, which many locals will tell you often results in four seasons per day!
Frontier Country boasts the magnificent BIG 5 in numerous game reserves surrounding Grahamstown.  We recommend the following for a great bush experience:

That was exactly the right place to get our batteries reloaded after our trip from Durban. Great food and service!
Kirsten and Rudifer Harenberg, Bonn, Germany, September 2011
A charming place to stay with great food, wonderful staff and a lovely atmosphere
William & Nadine Stein, Malkerns, Swaziland, March 2012
What a delightful stay - Lovely room (Brink) Great sleep and Delicious food. Thank you! Merry Christmas!
Victoria & Tim Shand, Cape Town, Dec 2013