- The St Isidor Museum
Explore the historic Maize Mill and the ‘Blacksmith’s Workshop’. Conducted tours are offered for groups of 10+ where one can experience the vintage British andGerman machinery at work bookings essential.
- The Gardens
The St Isidor Chapel, complete with the original stained glass windows and a Bavarian Bell dating back to 1876, tower over the tranquil ‘Cloister Gardens’ with their borders of white roses, irises and lavender hedges. Tantalize your senses with a stroll around the lavender and herb gardens with their exquisite scents or relax on the edge of the small pond and stream that has been landscaped with indigenous splendour.
- Excellent Bird Viewing
For keen birders, King’s Grant is a certified birder-friendly establishment and boasts abundant birdlife and nature walks on the estate. The dams and wetlands, bushveld, grass and farmlands provide a rich variety of habitats attracting over 200 different species of birds, including fish eagles, crowned cranes and the rare and endangered blue swallow.
- Water Activities
The large (50 ha) dam plus two smaller dams offer bass fishing. For the more energetic, King’s Grant has three Canadian Canoes for hire. Alternatively, bring your own kayaks or sailing boats and enjoy a relaxing day in the fresh country air.
We encourage our guests to explore the estate and offer a number of walks and mountain biking routes with breathtaking views and hidden estate attractions.
- The Artist
The artists paradise! Due to the historic red brick buildings and the unique character and atmosphere, King’s Grant offers a truly visual experience that will undoubtedly excite and inspire every artist. We house a well-lit art studio and encourage our guests to bring their own equipment and materials for an enchanting art retreat.
- Picnics and Sundowners
Gourmet picnic baskets and Sundowners can be arranged for those wanting to expand on their outdoor experience. Sites such as the secluded ‘Brickfield Valley’, home to the old Brickwork buildings and the tranquil dam which nestles amongst the reeds, the viewpoint from ‘Schreiber’s Hill’ as well as ‘Schreiber’s Dam’ built by Italian prisoners of war, all make for an unforgettable and scenic experience.
- The Restaurant
The original dairy buildings, including the milking parlour, hayloft and towering maize silo, have a distinct Tuscan flavour to them and have been tastefully restored and converted whilst retaining their architectural heritage. They now house the Restaurant and Banquetting Hall that open onto a courtyard of flower filled gardens that surround a tinkling fountain. Enjoy delicious country cuisine cream teas or lunches. Fine wine and dining in our licensed restaurant - bookings essential.