Barrydale on Route 62 welcomes you!
Barrydale in the Klein Karoo region of South Africa
is the perfect holiday and weekend country get-away. Barrydale offers an abundant supply of holiday accommodation; self catering, farm cottages, working farm stays, village cottages, apartments, bed and breakfast, retreats, backpackers and bikers stops.
Hot springs on our doorstep
We even boast a hot water spring spa only 24km from Barrydale. The village is a popular destination for motor-bikers, cyclists and tourists because it is strategically placed on the scenic Route 62 which winds through winelands, mountain passes and semi-desert.
You can choose between a mix of restaurants from pizza and hearty home cooked fare to top class Karoo cuisine. Shopping in Barrydale on Route 62 is an adventure with more and more distinctive little shops popping up selling a range of goods from local produce to handmade products such as handwoven pure cotton rugs and beautiful handmade jewelery.
An eclectic mix of people in Barrydale
The village combines an eclectic mix of people young and old, Afrikaans and English speakers, farmers and artists, newcomers and old timers. Barrydale is an ideal destination for those wishing to kick back, relax and enjoy life at a slower pace.
We also offer hiking trails, walks through pristine fynbos, bird watching, fresh water angling, karate and yoga for the energetic. The less energetic could try out art or pottery classes. The village is ideally situated for day trips into surrounding countryside where there are a number of spectacular mountain passes waiting to be explored.
The Barrydale Cellars, on the Route 62 wine route, have received numerous awards for their brandies and are well worth a visit, their wines are not bad either!
Barrydale enjoys year round sunny weather, with invigorating winters when there may be light frosts on the coldest days. Winter visitors to the village could wake up to snow capped mountains. Barrydale is the perfect destination for a weekend away from it all in a mountain paradise.