Tweespruit

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.

Entertainment

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.

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