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Darling – A small town gem uncovered!
What makes a small town attractive to visitors?
The warm, welcoming and friendly tourism folk from Darling believe that peace and quiet is foremost. A calm and peaceful retreat from the stresses and strains of the hectic city life. A chance to escape the daily grind and re-energize the soul.
Darling offers that in spades and is easily accessible from either the N7 or the R27 and is only an hour’s drive from Cape Town.
But that’s not to say that there shouldn’t be lots to do as well during your well-deserved stay!
Darling has a variety of tourism offerings that will appeal to all members of the family. There’s craft beer and a taproom at Darling Brew, olives and olive products to be tasted at Darling Olives and Het Bos (by appointment). The top end of the Main Road boasts an artisanal cheesery and deli plus The Darling Wine Shop. Wine tasting at Ormonde, Cloof, Darling Cellars and Groote Post along with its long established, family friendly Hilda’s Kitchen. A San centre at nearby !!Khwa ttu and the beach at Yzerfontein is just a short drive away.
Back in Darling itself are the old favourites like Evita se Perron and the Darling Museum plus a number of restaurants and coffee shops like Bistro Seven, Marmalade Cat, Café Mosaic, Chicory Cheese Café and Brig’s Barn. There’s lots of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets and, best of all, even a toffee and caramel tasting at Darling Sweet.
With regular events throughout the year, Darling is the ideal small-town getaway. Check out www.hellodarling.org.za or call our info centre on 022 492 3361.
We look forward to seeing you soon Darlings!!