What to Do in Nieu Bethesda

This off-the beaten track village has become an increasingly popular spot for visitors over the past years. Also a popular residence for many artists who has settle here over the past few years. Nieu- Bethesda- is a perfect starting point for pleasant strolls or longer walks in the surrounding, just 2 minutes walk to the Owl House, with its hundreds of cement and glass camels, owls, lambs, sphinxes – all work of “Miss Helen”Martins.

The Owl House was the setting of playwright Athol Fugard’s “The Road to Mecca”. Visitors from all over the world are attracted to Helen Martin’s work.

In the village you can find a variety of Restaurants, coffee shops, a Pub and Art Galleries. You can visit the Kitching Fossil Centre and may take a guided tour in the river bed to find the fossils. Activities such as horse riding, mountain biking, birding, hiking and walking and excursions to Bushman paintings at Ganora farm. You can have a donkey cart rite around the village.

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