Benguela Brasserie: The New Restaurant on the Garden Route

Lakeside Lodge Sedgefield - Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant in Sedgefield Knysna2

For fine food in a beautiful lakeside setting – whether for dinner, lunch or breakfast – Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant is an ideal choice, in its stunning setting on the banks of the Swartvlei Lake in Wilderness National Park. Located at the five-star Lakeside Lodge & Spa, near Sedgefield, the venue has a growing reputation as one of the leading … Continue reading

Lake Spa or Fitness Programmes: Pamper or Bootcamp?

Lake Spa Sedgefield Knysna2

Lake Spa is located at the five-star Lakeside Lodge & Spa on the Garden Route. It is the perfect, tranquil location for a range of beauty treatments to rejuvenate body, mind and soul. Lake Spa is close to the ‘slow town’ of Sedgefield and offers experiences that ensure total relaxation and pure pleasure:- Hot oil massage Hot stone massage & … Continue reading

Sedge Slow Fest is Supporting These Charities

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The 6th Sedgefield Slow Festival, to be celebrated over the Easter Weekend (3-5 April), is just under 2 weeks away and anticipation is building as the final plans take shape. This festival is charity focused, and the most rewarding element of the festival is the support it generates for our local charities. This year, the organising committee has nominated 4 … Continue reading

A Sedgefield Pilgrimage

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The Church in Sedgefield are pleased to be throwing wide their doors to residents and visitors during this year’s Slow Festival, offering all a very special Easter Experience 2015. All are invited to walk or drive ‘The Way of the Cross’ through our village centre and up the dune to Smustville. En-route, they can spend a little time in each … Continue reading

Franklin University Students Have Fun Education in Knysna

Franklin University trip 2015 1a - Judah Square

22 students from Franklin University Switzerland, led by Professor Armando Zanecchia, explored Knysna this week. This was part of their Academic Travel program which focuses on the challenges of economic and political development, as well as related issues of wildlife and natural resource conservation. The majority of the students were from the USA but made more worldly by those from countries … Continue reading