Between two of the Overberg very well known towns, Hermanus and Gansbaai lies a small but unique little town , known for it's historical buildings, and beautiful natural surroundings. People who know the area will know that I can only be talking about one town, Stanford.
Stanford is the perfect getaway from the busy city-life and any nature lover or bird watchers paradise. A very famous way observing the areas rich divers bird life is by River cruise down the Kleinrivier "small river", and after a relaxing cruise, you can visit one of local wine estate and end your afternoon with glass of red wine while watching the sunset over the over the Klein Rivier Mountains.
While visiting Stanford many young women has fell in love with The Anglican Church on village Green and Brides from all over has chosen this fairy tale venue as the place to make there vows to their true loves.
Stanford is utterly a place of relaxation. One can imagine that this is a top destination for artist and writers and many of South Africa's famous has been spotted there.
Visiting Stanford on a regular bases, country market lovers can expect a variety of local wines, as well as delicious home baked Treats and other organic products.
Many of us pass this historical town on our way to the exciting White Shark adventures in Gansbaai, so why not add a view days in Stanford to your itinerary , I can promise you it will be an unforgettable experience.