Welcome to the Prior Grange Guest Farm

Discover old fashioned hospitality on the historical working farm Prior Grange, situated near Springfontein in the Southern Free State.
Blackie, Sheryl and their son Stephen de Swardt invite you to stay over for a night and experience their heritage and hospitality on their beautiful Karoo Farm.
The farm is conveniently situated between Gauteng, the Cape and KZN.

Accommodation

About Us

About Us

Discover old-fashioned hospitality on the historical working farm Prior Grange, situated near Springfontein in the Southern Free State.

Blackie, Sheryl and their son Stephen de Swardt invite you to stay over for a night and experience their heritage and hospitality on their beautiful Karoo Farm.

The farm, Prior Grange has been in the family since 1854.

It is a working Merino sheep farm.  The guest house was established in 1995 by Blackie and Sheryl de Swardt. Their son Stephen joined them in 2011.

Guests staying at Prior Grange are accommodated in five delightful cottages situated in the garden.

Activities

Swim

Swimming

Enjoy the sandstone swimming pool on hot summer days.

walk

Walks

Guests are welcome to walk the farm trails and explore the farm.

Bird

Birding

You can experience great birding at Prior Grange; the dam behind the main house has an abundance of birdlife.

Bike

Cycling

The Southern Free State has breathtaking Karoo landscape which is ideal for mountain bikers.

Attractions

Cricket has been played in Springfontein since the turn of the previous century. In 1998 Blackie de Swardt decided to build a cricket field at Prior Grange.

The Shed was originally an old lucerne shed which was converted into a function venue. It is ideal for weddings, functions and family gatherings.

Springfontein has a rich Anglo Boer War History.  The Blockhouse at Prior Grange was restored on the site of an original Anglo Boer War blockhouse.

No visit to Prior Grange is complete without a visit to The Loft. It houses a unique collection of books and memorabilia; making it ideal for pre-dinner drinks.

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