Church Street in Historic Tulbagh

    Church street
    Jason suit
    09 Feb 2018
    Clock 70min      Length1mi
    Rating
    0 ratings
    Share

    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    Join Jayson for an insider's tour of the history and architecture of Tulbagh's famously reconstructed Church Street.

    The tour takes you on a loop to the end of Church Street and back along the main road, stopping in at all four museums along the way. Jayson will catch you up on Tulbagh's Dutch and British periods of occupation, and go into the development and significance of Cape Dutch architecture with its iconic gable. The South African Unionists are covered too, along with the Afrikaner Nationalists.

    There will be opportunities to pause the tour so that you can take refreshments at one of the local restaurants or spend more time at one of the other sites.

    Please note, you will need to purchase a ticket that grants access to the 4 museums on the tour. Tickets can be purchased at the Earthquake Museum, at the start of the tour.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    28 landmark buildings, 4 museums and the oldest church building in the country

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    The tour will start at the Tourist info office/Earthquake Museum at number 4 Church Street, the first building in the street. You will need to purchase a museum ticket of R20 at the Earthquake Museum before the tour.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Four museums, wine tasting, several restaurants, a park and gardens.

    Best time to walk:

    Best early in the day before the summer heat overwhelms. Museums are open from 8.30 to 5, Monday to Friday and 11 to 3 pm over the weekends.

    Precautions:

    Tulbagh is a very low crime area, however as always remain cautious of flashing anything of value. The layabouts at the far end of the main road are a nuisance but are harmless.

Similar Audio Tours in Cape Winelands

Gables audio walk spier wine farm

Gables

Distance 0mi
Duration 10min
12 ratings

This historical tour was researched and written by one of South Africa's foremost playwrights, Brett Bailey. The walk will take you on a fictional journey based on the reality of life on a farm in the Cape Winelands in the early part of the 19th... More»


Volicon
Locicon 29 Baden Pow...
Chicken spier

Walk the Spier Farm

Distance 2mi
Duration 60min
50 ratings

Spier is one of the oldest wine farms in South Africa, with a recorded history dating back to 1692. This hour-long tour will introduce you to the farm’s many facets: from art and wines to hospitality and heritage. You’ll also discover our efforts... More»


Volicon
Locicon Baden Powell...
Rose
by Rose Kent in Cape Winelands
30 Nov 2017
Mcgregor

A Walk in Old McGregor: Its Heart and History

Distance 1mi
Duration 45min
4 ratings

Strolling through the village of McGregor, you'll discover something about its heart, as well as its history. Its stories are part of the valley, part of the mountains around it and the roads within it. We’ll walk together along the quiet main... More»


Volicon
Locicon 53 Voortrekk...