Meet the owner

You know when you travel to a different country for a celebratory event and never go home again? Well that's exactly what happened when Irish man PJ Daly and his wife visited Tulbagh in 2002. He says that the amazing Tulbagh Wine, friendly people and picturesque town was just too enchanting to leave. PJ has an impressive background in four star hotels and extends this wealth of knowledge to Wittedrift Manor House. Should he be around during your stay, PJ will happily regale you with stories of his extensive travels over a glass of wine or two.

Fun Facts about Tulbagh

There is something truly magical about this little town. Nestled at the foot of no less than three mountain ranges, it's beauty alone will leave you breathless. Enjoy award winning wines, fine dining and warm hospitality. It's the perfect year round destination and definitely has something for everyone to enjoy.
1. Oldest Town
Tulbagh is the 4th oldest town in South Africa dating back to the early 1700s.
2. Heritage
Church Street boasts the largest number of Cape Dutch, Edwardian and Victorian provincial heritage sites in one street in the whole of South Africa.
3. Holiday Destination
It's only 90 minutes drive from Cape Town.
4. Surrounding Towns
Surrounding towns include Gouda, Wolseley, Ceres, Prince Alfred's Hamlet, Wellington, Malmesbury, Paarl, Franschhoek, Riebeek Valley, Piketberg, Porterville, Rawsonville, Worcester and Stellenbosch.
5. Earthquake
Tulbagh survived a devastating earthquake in 1969 but today you can take a walk down church street and admire the lovingly restored buildings, pop into the museum to find out more.
6. Mountain Range
3 Surrounding mountain ranges are the Obiqua Mountains to the west, Winterhoek Mountain to the north and the Witzenberg Mountains to the east
Whether it's the mountains, people, history or wine, one thing is for certain, a visit to Tulbagh will leave you with a sense of wonder and a longing to return.