What Else To Do
Franschhoek Health Club
With the combination of top range equipment, volume, variety of aerobic classes and professional trainers The Franschhoek Health Club has the fundamental basis on which this exclusive boutique gym can deliver.
Guests of Plumwood Inn have the privilege to make use of the Franschhoek Health Club free of charge. Normal charge is R175 per day. Kindly note to take a towel with you.
The Spa at Leeu Estate
et among the vineyards, Leeu Spa is a wellness sanctuary that offers authentic massages and holistic treatments by expert therapists. These tailor-made treatments were inspired by Africa’s rich heritage and traditional rituals. Premium organic products from the innovative Almora, Esse and TheraNaka™ ranges are utilised in the treatments.
Horse riding or wine tasting on horseback
Ride in the most scenic area of the Western Cape on purebred Arabian Horses with guide Pieter Hugo, SA National Team Endurance Rider (Springbok).Take a scenic ride through vineyards, forests and over mountains, stopping at the Rickety Bridge Winery and Mont Rochelle .
For Experienced or Novice Riders (beginners)
Franschhoek Village Market
It is only fitting that a thriving village market continues the legacy of trading weekly high quality goods in the town centre, by providing a market space for producers, traders and buyers.
“A good experience. Good merchandise and good food option. There was even live music. Would love to visit again.”- Facebook Review
Dating back to 1692, Babylonstoren is a historic Cape Dutch farm that boasts one of the best preserved farmyards in the Cape. Beloved for its magnificent garden that is laid out over 3,5 hectares (8 acres), the garden is divided into 15 sections that comprise fruit, vegetables, berries, bees for pollinating, indigenous plants, fragrant lawns, a prickly pear maze, ducks and chickens, and more. A secluded path runs along the stream where thousands of clivias flower in spring. The garden also boasts a plethora of trees of historical and botanical import. Every aspect of Babylonstoren – including the contemporary Farm Hotel & Spa, the Farm Shop and Bakery – are led by the ever-changing tapestry and botanical diversity of the garden. Read more
Franschhoek Motor Museum
The Franschhoek Motor Museum offers visitors a special opportunity to look back at more than 100 years of motoring history with its unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia in the magnificent setting of L’Ormarins.