Events in Elgin Open Gardens
Here is a list of the Elgin Open Gardens, in the Grabouw area of the Western Cape, South Africa. They are open only 2 weekends each year.
Rambling, romantic plantsman’s garden with major collection of heritage & species roses; many rare trees & shrubs, some wild-collected, incl. rhododendrons (esp. Maddenias), serrata & wild hydrangeas, deutzias & over 70 Japanese maples.
Elgin, Grabouw, South Africa
Overlooking a willow-clad dam, this free-flowing country garden surrounds an historic house with the oldest cellar and watermill in the Overberg. Free entry. Light lunches & high tea by Zest Catering. Wine, art and deli products for sale.
Beaumont Wines, Bot River
Expansive indigenous gardens surround manicured lawns with views overlooking the Kogelberg and across the valley to Sir Lowry’s Pass.
Valley Road, Elgin, South Africa
A large and many-faceted garden with a magnificent view of the valley. Plants grown in the nursery are showcased in a 100m long walkway.
Viljoenshoop Road, Grabouw
A landscaped garden with magnificent views onto the Kogelberg Mountains. The garden and planted courtyard form the backdrop to the modern prize-winning Almenkerk cellars.
Almenkerk Wine estate, elgin