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Barrydale in Bloom

We are blooming excited for this spring flower festival

Remember the sun? Of course you do, we live in Cape Town and the sun shines even in winter. Well, with spring officially underway the flowers are out in full bloom in Barrydale, a village on the border of the Overberg and Klein Karoo region. Their annual flower festival is something you have to see to believe and it turns to face the sun on Saturday, 14 and Sunday, 15 October 2017.

This decentralised festival features a multitude gardens, all of which are flower inspired and a sight for the whole family to enjoy! Barrydale is only three hours away from Cape Town, and is a charming place for a relaxing weekend away. The festival is centred around the gardens of Barrydale (and Smitsville) residents, and include everything from farm gardens to private reserves, to vegetable plots and lovely rose gardens. For one weekend Barrydale and the neighbouring villages blossom with activity.

Meander around the stunning gardens, enjoying the flora and the fauna, at your leisure between the hours of 10am and 4pm on both festival days. The locals are incredibly welcoming and really excited for visitors to enjoy the gardens they work so hard at growing and nurturing. This unique festival is a fresh take on the flower shows we typically see in the city, and gives you the perfect excuse to escape the urban bustle for the weekend!

On Saturday, 14 October 2017 there is also a craft fair happening with something on offer for the  whole family. You can peruse the stalls and take home all kinds of homemade goodies made by the lovely locals – there will be everything from fresh flowers to delicious sweet treats and arts and crafts. When you get a little peckish be sure to stop by the stunning Tea Room, which will be open for the whole weekend, and will have plenty of yummy delights on offer. What’s more, proceeds from the sales at the Tea Room will go to the local hospice in Barrydale.

For more information on other happenings at Barrydale in Bloom, please visit the Facebook page – Barrydale Happening.

TICKETS TO THE 2017 BARRYDALE IN BLOOM FLOWER FESTIVAL

Entrance to view the gardens is free, as is the craft market. Use the extra cash you have to buy yourself something yummy from the Tea Room in support of Barrydale hospice. If you want more information, please contact the organisers directly on barrydaleinbloom@gmail.com.

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Get your 2019 guide to spring flower season in the Cape and spring flowers you can eat.

The West Coast is the best place to see these seasonal blooms, so while you're up there, why not check out Langebaan?

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