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Brandfort

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Geography and history

Brandfort is a small town located in the Lejweleputswa region of the Free State Province in South Africa. It was founded in 1866 when Voortrekker Jacobus van Zijl built a church on his farm, Keerom. The Free State President Brand visited this town and shortly after it was named Brandfort in his honour. The town was also home to former prime-minister H.F. Verwoerd. During the Apartheid era, Winnie Mandela was banished to Brandfort and her home became a tourist attraction.The area is known for Pickly Pears, of which this fruit has 24 other uses accept for being able to eat it fresh from the farm. Vice-Admiral Weston's home is a popular tourist attraction because the first ever aeroplane in Africa was built on his property.

Accommodation

This beautiful town offers many forms of accommodation – including bed and breakfasts, guest houses, guest farms and camping facilities. Please go to our accommodation directory if you would like more information on places to stay in Brandfort.

Activities and attractions

Brandfort is home to many historical sites and offers tourists loads of activities to enjoy.

Things to do in Brandfort include the following:

  • Dwyersdorp Concentration Camp
  • President Swart Farm (Former President CR Swart)
  • Vice-Admiral Weston Home (First aeroplane in Africa was built here)
  • Voortrekker Memorial
  • Winnie Mandela House (In Majwemasoeu)
  • Palmietfontein Dam
  • Cyferfontein Flower Farm

Businesses

Brandfort has a prosperous business community with a lot of shops, products and restaurants to offer visitors. For more information regarding the businesses in the area, please visit our business directory.

Brandfort Tourism Office Information
Telephone: (057) 353-3094
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