Geography and history
Reddersburg is a small town located in the Motheo and Xhariep region of the Free State Province in South Africa. This town, originally formed on a farm Vlakfontein, was well-known for its strict moral laws and its name means “Saviour’s Fort”. These moral laws were extremely strict, even to the point where profane language meant banishment from the town. The town was managed by the church until 1894 when it was handed over to the municipality.
A variety of tourist accommodation is available in Reddersburg. From bed and breakfasts and self-catering facilities to guest houses and camping sites, there is a place to stay to suit every budget. For a complete list of places to stay in Reddersburg, please view our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
Reddersburg is full of historical sites revolving around the Anglo-Boer War. The Mostertshoek Battlefield is a definite must-see for historical enthusiasts. The white flag of the British forces was hoisted at this very spot.
Other things to do in Reddersburg include:
- Anglo-Boer War Memorial
- Civic Monument
- Obelisk (Monument for General C R De Wet)
- Perdekraal Monument
- Reformed and Dutch Reformed Churches (Sandstone buildings)
- Republic Monument
Reddersburg has many businesses to cater for tourists’ every need. There are shops, restaurants and products produced by die residents to boost the business community of this town. For more information on businesses in Reddersburg, please see our business directory.
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