Geography and history
Boshof is a town located in the Lejweleputswa region of the Free State Province in South Africa. It was established in 1855 on a farm named Vanwyksvlei. Boshof operates as Lejweleputswa’s administration centre and is also known for its mixed farming practices. This town is situated in lush and picturesque surroundings. The Poplar Grove Battelefield site is situated close to town.Folk dancing originated from Boshof. The town's first school, Rooidak School,is still in use today.
Loads of visitor accommodation is available – including bed and breakfasts, self-catering units, camping sites, guest houses and many more. Please see our accommodation directory if you would like a list of places to stay in the region.
Boshof offers tourists the chance to experience some historical attractions as well as outdoor activities. The Boshof Nature Reserve will keep the whole family entertained. It has many species of antelope and other wildlife inhabiting its grounds.
Other things to do in Boshof include the following:
- Chris van Niekerk Museum
- Folk Dancing Monument
- Gunpowder House (Anglo-Boer War)
- San Rock Artwork
- Voortrekker Monument (Great Trek of 1838)
Boshof has a wide variety of shops and products to choose from. The restaurants in the area offer something for every taste. Please visit our business directory if you would like more information on the businesses in the region.
|Boshof Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||(057) 353 3094|