Greyton accommodation and events information

Greyton horse paddock
Go Greyton offers a comprehensive Greyton holiday accommodation portfolio. Our tranquil village is nestled between the Riviersonderend Mountain Nature Reserve and is only a 90 minute drive from Cape Town.

Go Greyton provides a variety of accommodation whether it is for a short break getaway or family holiday or even a special honeymoon hideaway.

We are here to assist with all your accommodation requirements, please browse through our accommodation listings and find exactly what you are looking for.

Greyton Rose Fair 2014

Greyton Rose Fair 2014The popular Greyton Rose Fair dates for 2014 have been announced
Greyton will be hosting the 23rd annual Greyton Rose Fair, which will take place over the weekend of 25 and 26 October. The theme this year is Exploring the Senses. The idea is to ‘awaken’ all the senses, not only to the wonderful array of roses which will be on display, but also to the varied products and services that will be featured Read more …

Greyton village walk

On the Main Road as you come in to Greyton on your left is the Library and next to it, the Old Moravian Hall. A little further along is A Little Bizarre, a gift shop, and behind it is the Kraal Gallery. As you continue along Main Road, the double-storey on the left used to house Barnards boutique hotel and before that Ploom’s Pottery. This building was once the home of the Mays family and is one of the oldest buildings in the village. It is a National Heritage building. On the opposite side of the road are two well-known Greyton restaurants – the Abbey Rose and Peccadillos Bistro … more

Greyton history and character

In 1854 Herbert Vigne founded a freehold agricultural village on his farm Weltevreden. He kept two small portions for himself and bequeathed the remainder of the farm to the proprietors of the erven as commonage, naming it “GREYTON”, after Sir George Grey, the then Governor of the Cape.

The erven were long and narrow and were serviced with water running in “leiwater” furrows, which crisscrossed the village. Cottages were built close to the street leaving large pieces of the erven for horticultural pursuits. The produce consisted of a variety of vegetables and fruits such as onions, sweet potatoes, pumpkins, beetroot, carrots, pomegranate, apricots, pears and the like.

Although the reason for the establishment of the village remains obscure, the fact is that Herbert Vigne left us with a village of unsurpassed beauty and enchantment. It is a wonder that the essence of the village and its Cape Vernacular architectural environment are largely intact and that the out-of-context and unresponsive development that has destroyed so many small towns of the Cape has up to now passed Greyton by … with thanks to


Please note that Go Greyton acts purely as a booking agent for the listed accommodation establishments. Each house has a designated house manager and any problems or queries should be directed to the house manager or owner. Please ensure that you have the correct details for the house manager/owner and contact check in and check out person before arrival.


Each accommodation establishment operates with a different cancellation policy. Please ensure that you aware of the conditions when booking.


Please note that Go Greyton as your booking agent takes no responsibility for the use of the listed accommodation establishments or the facilities they offer.
Go Greyton will not be held responsible for any damage or loss caused to persons or belongings and no refunds or compensations will be offered.
Please note that personal belongings should be well safeguarded at all times and guests are reminded that your stay is at your own risk.


Driving from Cape Town, take the R406 off the N2, 4km before Caledon. Continue along this very scenic drive for 32 kilometers through farmlands with views of the Riviersonderend Mountains and enter Greyton where the R406 becomes Greyton’s Main Road.

10 Things to do in Greyton

Greyton Events

    1. Mountain biking
    2. Hiking
    3. Horse riding
    4. Canoeing
    5. Fishing
    6. 4×4 trails
    7. Art Galleries and shops
    8. Delis and Restaurants
    9. Aromatherapy massage
    10. Reiki therapy

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Greyton’s famous Saturday morning market
Situated on the Greyton village green you’ll find fresh local produce, home made delicacies not to mention our famous pancakes and delightful village-made crafts.
Greyton Genadendal Classics for All Festival 2013
Greyton Classic MTB & Trail Run 2013
Greyton Rose Festival 2013

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