Stellenbosch History

We are ideally situated on the famous Dorp Street in the historic town centre of Stellenbosch - heart of the Cape Winelands - it is within easy walking distance of numerous art galleries, historical buildings and museums, quaint and exclusive local shops, and more than 60 coffee shops and restaurants.
#ThrowbackThursday to what Dorp Street used to look like in the 19th century.

#ThrowbackThursday to what Dorp Street used to look like in the 19th century.

Stellenbosch was named after Simon van der Stel, at that time the Governor of the Cape.   He gave out farms next to the Eerste River and here, in the fertile ground, food and wine were produced for the Castle and ships stopping at the Cape of Good Hope.

Stellenbosch was named after Simon van der Stel, at that time the Governor of the Cape. He gave out farms next to the Eerste River and here, in the fertile ground, food and wine were produced for the Castle and ships stopping at the Cape of Good Hope.

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