We have re-opened an old Cape Epic route as a hiking trail that starts from The Old House with a climb up to Die Bos and crosses over four farms (Babylons Peak, Uitkyk, Lemoenfontein and obviously Kalmoesfontein).
In total it is about 5.1km and takes 2hours at a very leisurely pace.
On Uitkyk you walk through the Dassiekop vineyard, regarded by Adi as “the finest Chenin Blanc block in SA” and made into our single vineyard wine by the same name. There are epic vistas of almost the whole Swartland, from Riebeek Mountain in the west past Porseleinberg to Paarl Mountain in the east. In spring you’ll be flanked by flowering fynbos.