Geography and history
Rosendal is a small town situated in the Thabo Mofutsanyana region of the Free State Province, South Africa. It was established in 1911 to provide easy access to a school, post office and other essential facilities, to the dairy farmers in the area. Rosendal is located at the foot of the Witteberg and situated 43 km from Ficksburg. This beautiful town has a population of 200 residents and the majority of them speak Afrikaans.
Rosendal offers tourists the chance to experience this picturesque town by staying over in one of its many bed and breakfasts, guest houses, hotels, self-catering units or camping sites. For a complete list of places to stay in the area, please go to our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
This small yet interesting town of Rosendal has many activities and attractions to keep the whole family busy. The nature-lovers will enjoy the surroundings whilst the art enthusiasts will take pleasure in all the businesses in town.
Things to do in Rosendal include the following:
- Antique Shops
- Art Galleries
- Asparagus Processing Factory
- Cheese Factory
- Hiking and Biking
- Theatre (With monthly performances)
The local business community of Rosendal relies on tourist visits as the majority of its residents do not stay here full-time. The shops, stalls, products and restaurants are of top quality and the owners look forward to meeting new faces. Please see our business directory if you would like more information on all the businesses in the area.
|Rosendal Tourism Office Information|
|Telephone:||+27(0)58 211 0661|
|Fax:||+27(0)58 211 0661|