Sunshine Coast Tourism
The 6th Wonder of our world

Eastern Cape, South Africa

Bathurst

The Workshop  is a gallery featuring local artists’ works from exclusive pottery to hand made goods. 073-392-9436


Richard Pullen’s Earth Works is a working studio with a great selection of pottery on display. 046-625-0166


Corner Gallery a collection of local art, craft and produce featuring design, ceramic, fabric printing and sewing studios on site.  046-625-0114; www.stoweandco.co.za


Bathurst Fresh Produce /Craft Market open every Sunday morning in the village centre

The Toposcope: The spot where the 1820 Settlers’ locations were surveyed. On a clear day you can see forever.  The stones in the wall are taken from ruins of original Settlers homes. Situated 2.7 km beyond Pig and Whistle.


Weslyean Chapel:   Built by Samuel Bradshaw in 1832.  Besieged in Frontier Wars, the porch is a later addition, and the roof was originally thatched.


Pig and Whistle:  A national Monument, built in 1831 by Thomas Hartley, an 1820 Settler.  It is the oldest operating Inn in the country and over the years, many important people have stayed there. 

 
St. John’s Anglican Church:   The oldest unaltered Anglican Church in South Africa, designed by Major Mitchel R.E and built of Bathurst freestone by Samuel Bradshaw.  The church served as a sanctuary during the Frontier wars. 


Bradshaw Mill:   A National Monument icon of the wool industry, and built by Samuel Bradshaw.  The Mill is now set on private land.


Bathurst Agricultural Museum a fascinating museum to delight young and old 046-625-0853


Morley House: built in 1828 by William Forword and Thomas Hartley on R67


Bleak House: National Monument built in 1825 in Trappes Street


The Old Drostdy:   now a private residence was the resident magistrate’s home in York Road


Bathurst Primary School:  the oldest primary school in South Africa, opened in 1820 in Donkin Terrace

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