For folk who need to get away from "lockdown" and relax in the country

A getaway into the pristine Winterberg Mountains"  - time to breath in fresh mountain air on a peaceful, pastoral setting. Come and experience a tranquil way of life on a working farm. Whether to just READ, SLEEP, HIKE, RUN, CYCLE or HUNT - a must to rejuvenate your mind and body as we walk the COVID road together.

Braeside Country Cottage is Covid-19 compliant as prescribed by the Tourism Industry.

WELCOME TO

Braeside Country Cottage

A beautiful private guest farm near Tarkastad in the Eastern Cape. Enjoy the peace, tranquility and sense of oneness with nature on a private guest farm near Tarkastad – only a 3 hour drive from Port Elizabeth and East London. Braeside Country Cottage is a farm house situated right on the edge of the Tarkastad River, surrounded by luscious Lucerne lands. The farm is a sheep and cattle farm and has various buck species in the scenic Winterberg Nature Conservancy. It is at the foot of the magnificent Winterberg mountain range – ideal for hikers, walkers, cyclists and fishermen. However, if hunting is more your “game”, we have guided safaris for more than 20 years in the Eastern Cape and beyond and are confident that we have the infrastructure and experience to make your stay a memorable one.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Country Cottage

Come Explore our World

Enjoy an unforgettable experience, whether hunting, hiking, mountain biking, fishing or
just relaxing in the pristine beauty of the rugged mountains or rolling plains of the Winterberg.

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Christmas/New Year special

Venture into the pristine healthy COVID FREE mountains for only R2500 PER DAY (Minimum 5 nights) for the WHOLE lodge (sleeps 10 guests).  The rate includes free wifi, dstv, fully serviced, braai wood, freshly made bread daily..  Fresh vegetables on site – “pick and pay”!  An unforgettable, peaceful, healthy farm experience!