Stanford

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General Information

Stanford is an enchanting town situated just 30 minutes from its bustling seaside neighbour Hermanus.  Sitting pretty on the banks of the Klein River, Stanford is a relaxed town with a quaint slightly Victorian feel to it.

Many city-dwellers use Stanford as their home-away-from-home destination, enjoying its unique charm and friendly locals.  Leafy, green open spaces surround Stanford with its original village market square.  Food markets with organic produce, excellent restaurants and even boasting a microbrewery, Stanford has something for everyone.

Accommodation

There is no shortage of exceptional accommodation options whether you are on a weekend break, or week long retreat, Stanford provides everything you would need for a magnificent holiday. This picturesque town offers tourists the chance to stay over in one of its many cosy accommodation choices. There are self-catering units, bed and breakfasts, guest houses and camping sites available. Please go to our accommodation directory for more information on all the places to stay.

Activities

If you enjoy the outdoors, then Stanford should be your next stop when touring the Overberg.  Just beyond the town are some fantastic mountain bike and hiking trails, zigzagging through mountain fynbos, forests and rivers - perfect for spotting the prolific birdlife found in the area.  Visitors also have the option of doing the “Historical Stanford on Foot” tour, which is a self-guided walk through the historical heritage heart of Stanford.  

Stanford offers activities and attractions for both the history enthusiasts and nature-lovers. 

Other things to do in Stanford include:

  • Birkenhead Micro-brewery
  • Klein River
  • Market Square
  • Akkedisberg Pass
  • Walker Bay Fishing Trail

Businesses

The business community of Stanford is thriving thanks to its tourism industry. This national conservation area has all the essentials you will need on your visit. The restaurants in the area are a culinary delight as the food is produced locally. Please see our business directory for a list of all the businesses in the area, or add your own free business listing.

 

For more information on Stanford, view www.stanford-info.co.za or our online magazine of the Overberg

Stanford Tourism Office Information
Web address: https://www.stanfordinfo.co.za
Telephone: 028 341 8516
E-mail: stanfordtourism@overstrand.gov.za
Address: 17 Queen Victoria Street
Stanford
7210
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