This town lies in a primarily dairy-farming district and boasts an excellent agricultural school. Tweespruit is also the “home” of renowned, Father Claerhout, one of South Africa’s most prolific and respected artists.
Adventure And Sport
Hiking: There are several well-marked hiking trails in the area.
Sport: The town has its own bowling green and golf course and polo is a popular pastime.
Art And Crafts
Art Gallery: The art gallery in town is full of surprises and is a must for art lovers.
Father Claerhout’s Gallery: Visits to Father Claerhout’s Gallery and studio located at the nearby Mission Station, may be undertaken by appointment. Father Claerhout, a Belgian priest, came to South Africa in 1946 and started painting the simple rural scenes that surrounded him. Today, he is a world-renowned artist and his paintings are much in demand.
Amimaweh Holiday Resort: Awimaweh Holiday Resort offers visitors luxury accommodation as well as a golf course, three swimming pools, a restaurant and angling and water sport facilities.
History And Architecture
Agricultural School: Sir Herbert Baker, architect of the Union Building in Pretoria, designed the Agricultural School buildings.
Dairy Museum: This informative museum depicts the history and the workings of the dairy industry.
Historic Church: The town’s sandstone church is typical of early Orange Free State church architecture.