Set in over nine spectacular acres, in the breathtaking Constantia Valley, The Cellars-Hohenort gardens are widely regarded as one of the nest privately owned gardens in the world. These exceptional gardens – awarded the prestigious 2010 Relais & Châteaux Garden Award – are the result of Liz McGrath’s 20-year vision, which has been realised through hard work, dedication and love.
Where: 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia
When: 14 – 16 November 2014
Time: 10h30 – 17h00
Entrance: R50 – includes tea & scones
Tickets available at the venue on the day
100% of all proceeds donated to the Children’s Hospital Trust
Some facts about the garden
- The spectacular rose garden has many blooms of all shapes and colours, including, the Liz McGrath Rose.
- The garden boasts the second oldest camphor trees in South Africa, dating back to the time of Simon van der Stel.
- Ducks, porcupines, chameleons and more all make the 9 .5 acres their home.
- There’s even a sprawling vineyard, from which their very own dessert wine is made, called Vin de Hohenort.
- The chefs are spoilt with fresh produce throughout the year from the vegetable and herbs gardens, including the much-anticipated yearly harvest of Jerusalem artichokes.
- There are many secret doorways, one of which leads to the putting green.
- Children love to play in the enchanted forest.