Geography and history
Warden is a town situated in the Thabo Mofutsanyana region of the Free State Province in South Africa. It was laid out in 1912 on a farm named Rietvlei and named after Charles Frederick Warden, the former magistrate of Harrismith. This town is located 56 km from Harrismith and 106 km from Villiers. Warden is a producer of potato and maize crops as well as red meat. The town was officially proclaimed in 1913 and is situated on the N3 national road.
Warden has loads of visitor accommodation available for those who would like to stay a night or two. From bed and breakfasts and guest houses to hotels and self-catering units, this town has no shortage of places to stay. Please see our accommodation directory for a full list of places to stay in the area.
Activities and attractions
Warden offers a mix of historical attractions and adventurous activities for those visiting. There is something to do for everyone.
Things to do in Warden include the following:
- Bird Watching
- Cosmos Wild Flowers
- Dutch Reformed Church (One of the biggest in S.A.)
- Granite Target (Anglo-Boer War practise site)
- San Rock Paintings
- The Warden Dam (Water sports)
The business community of Warden serves the residents and travelling tourists very well. The owners are very hospitable and helpful. There are many shops, souvenirs, stalls and restaurants to choose from. Visit our business directory for more information on all the businesses in the region.
|Warden Tourism Office Information|
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