Cradock is a small town in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. It lies inland and forms the 3rd point of a triangle in which the other two points are Port Elizabeth (to the south) and East London (to the south east). Cradock's bustling nature is due to the fact that it is hub of a successful farming region. It is widely acknowledged as a major centre of South Africa's wool industry and the area is also known for its mohair production. Beef and dairy cows as well as Lucerne are farmed in the area.
The very first inhabitants of the Cradock area were the Khoi herders and later the Xhosa moved into the area too. The Xhosa are the main tribal group in the area to this day. While the Xhosa and the Khoi people lived in the area for many years prior, Cradock was only established as a town in 1812. It was selected as a magisterial seat for the region thanks to its strategic location in the frontier wars between the British and the Xhosa.
Today Cradock is a thriving little town and is a lovely place to visit with many interesting attractions in and around town. Among them are the impressive Dutch Reformed Church and Die Tuishuise. The latter is a series of old houses to be found on Market Street which have been returned to their former mid-Victorian glory thanks to caring refurbishments. A stroll down this street provides a glimpse into the Cradock of yesteryear.
The Olive Schreiner House Museum provides insight into the early years of this world-renowned author, and the Mountain Zebra National Park outside town saved these mammals from extinction in the mid-1900's. Today you can view stunning scenery and a variety of birds and animals in the park.
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Annie's House is a guest house set in Adderley Street. It enjoys proximity to the town whilst retaining the quiet of a country lane. The guest House is both authentically Victorian and comfortably Mod... Read More
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Your comfort is our goal. We have created a restful retreat that you can think of as your home away from home when you're in the area. We offer services for any traveler, whether you're on business or... Read More
Heritage House Bed & Breakfast was established in 1999 in an 180-year-old Victorian homestead which is situated in a tranquil garden setting. We have seven en-suite bedrooms, each with private entranc... Read More
Undoubtedly one of Cradock's most gracious homesteads. The unique appeal of this historical house is the genuine shade of yesteryear - old world charm offering comfortable private and self-contained ... Read More
Whether you are tourist passing through the historical town of Cradock or on business needing quality overnight accommodation, Victorian style Albert House B&B is you answer. Set in a spacious histori... Read More
Lazy Gecko is situated in Cradock East, in the Eastern Cape, a small town with vast tourist attractions.
Come and rest in the peace and quietness, away from the hustle and bustle from the busy city... Read More
Welcome to White Rose Guest House situated in the historic town of Cradock in the Karoo, Eastern Cape. White Rose Guest House is a guest house with a difference - it is totally not what you expected!... Read More
Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Safe parking for vehicle.... Read More
This quaint early 19th century cottage, built in the simplistic Georgian style, offers spacious and comfortable accommodation. The whole house has a frindly and quaimt ambience. It is situated right ... Read More
Cathy's Guesthouse is situated in the quaint leafy town of Cradock, along the Great Fish River, in the Eastern Cape.
The charming guest house comprises of three rooms, two three-sleepers and one t... Read More
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