• Fauresmith Endurance Ride, Free State

    Fauresmith Endurance Ride, Free State

    23 February 2013

    The Fauresmith endurance ride in the Free State attracts horse riders from around South Africa, and the world, to compete in an ultra-tough challenge over 201km.

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  • Asparagus tours in the Free State

    Asparagus tours in the Free State

    8 February 2013

    Asparagus season starts in November, when Free State farmers are happy to take curious tourists on a tour of their asparagus fields, explaining how the crop is planted, grown and harvested.

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  • The Gourmet Shed, Clarens

    The Gourmet Shed, Clarens

    23 January 2013

    The Gourmet Shed near Clarens in the Free State offers the best of home-grown fare and a good dose of local hospitality.

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  • Geocaching and the Mosamane Hiking Trail, Free State

    Geocaching and the Mosamane Hiking Trail, Free State

    15 November 2012

    Explore mountain streams and fantastical rock formations on a private Free State farm, where geocaching by GPS or by cryptic clue adds to the adventure.

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  • The Hay Bale Route, Free State

    The Hay Bale Route, Free State

    23 October 2012

    A trip from Bloemfontein to Clarens along the N5 takes you through the Free State’s farming community – and back in time to the South African War.

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  • Free State meetings

    Free State meetings

    22 October 2012

    Free State meetings can be combined with exhilarating adventure activities. Many Free State hiking trails feature San Bushman rock art and historic battlefield sites.

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  • Artistic towns of the Free State

    Artistic towns of the Free State

    19 October 2012

    The artistic towns of the Free State are populated by creative souls who move here for the freedom, collective inspiration and beauty of the environment.

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  • Smithfield, Free State

    Smithfield, Free State

    19 October 2012

    With its intriguing past and inviting present, the Free State town of Smithfield attracts writers, artists, foodies, birders, walkers and cyclists.

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