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Merino Farm, Bethlehem District, Free State
 
View of Main House
 
Information about Foxhill Lodge
 
Foxhill Lodge is a small, intimate lodge with spectacular views. It sleeps 12 people in 6 double en-suite units. 1 unit is fully contained and self-catering, while the other 5 units share kitchen and living room facilities. Guest rooms are serviced daily.

Situated on a working apple farm on the Ash River, 16km from Bethlehem and 22km from Clarens (off the R712). Close to Lesotho and Golden Gate. Far enough from the madding crowd, yet close enough to all the Eastern Free State action.
 
Facilities
 
In Room / Unit Facilities

Bathroom (en-suite) (ALL Rooms)
Bathroom towels (ALL Rooms)
Blankets (ALL Rooms)
Braai / BBQ (SOME Rooms)
Fan(s) (ALL Rooms)
Iron / ironing board (ALL Rooms)
Kitchen (equipped) (SOME Rooms)
Patio / balcony (ALL Rooms)
Private entrance (ALL Rooms)
Shower (ALL Rooms)
Smoking: not allowed (ALL Rooms)
Tea / coffee facilities (ALL Rooms)

On-Site Facilities and Services

Braai / BBQ area(s)
Dining room
Garden(s)
Guest lounge
Gym / fitness centre
Housekeeping

Activities On-Site / Nearby

Hiking trails (On-site)
Game viewing (On-site)
Boat trips (On-site)
Kayaking / canoeing (On-site)
White water rafting (On-site)
Fishing (On-site)
Cycling / mountain bike trails (On-site)
Climbing (mountain / rock) (On-site)
Farm activities (On-site)
Swimming (On-site)
Bird watching (On-site)
Tennis court(s) (16 km)
Bars / entertainment (16 km)
Galleries / museums (16 km)
Health spa (16 km)
Casino (16 km)
Golf course(s) (16 km)
Hot air ballooning (16 km)
Gym / fitness centre (16 km)
Hang- / paragliding (16 km)
Sky diving (16 km)
Horse riding (16 km)
Quad biking (22 km)
4x4 trails (22 km)
Wine tasting (22 km)
Cultural experiences (22 km)

Services Nearby

Laundromat (16 km)
Grocery Store (16 km)
Restaurants / Eateries (16 km)
Shopping Centre / Mall (16 km)
Internet Cafe (16 km)
Post Office (16 km)
Bus Station (16 km)
Car Hire (16 km)
Medical Centre (16 km)
Bank and/or ATM (16 km)
Airport (16 km)
 
Rates & Specials
 
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Directions
 
Location   Merino Farm, Bethlehem District, Free State

Suggested route from Johannesburg / Pretoria:

- Johannesburg to Bethlehem via Villiers, Warden.
- Drive through Bethlehem, and head for Kestell/Harrismith/Durban on the N5.
- About 8 - 10km out on the N5
- Take R712 (marked on some maps as R711) to Clarens.
- Travel 6.8km on R712/R711. Turn Right into "Merino" and onto a well-serviced gravel road.
- At the T-junction turn Left to "Merino" and travel about 4km (through 3 more cattle gates).
- Drive onto the farm "Merino" and follow the Foxhill Lodge signs to the lodge.

Suggested route from Bloemfontein:  

- Bloemfontein to Bethlehem on N3 via Winburg, Senekal and Paul Roux.
- Drive through Bethlehem, and head for Kestell/Harrismith/Durban on the N5.
- About 8 - 10km out on the N5
- Take R712 (marked on some maps as R711) to Clarens.
- Travel 6.8km on R712 / R711. Turn Right into "Merino" and onto a well-serviced gravel road.
- At the T-junction turn Left to "Merino" and travel about 4km (through 3 more cattle gates).
- Drive onto the farm "Merino" and follow the Foxhill Lodge signs to the lodge.

Suggested route from Durban:

- Travel to Harrismith and head for Kestell.
- Turn left to Phutaditjaba (QuaQua) and continue on the.. bypassing the town, and head for Golden Gate National Park.  Drive through Park, and head for Clarens.
- Bypass Clarens and head for Bethlehem on the R 712. Travel 20km, cross over the Ash River Bridge (before you get to the "Bethlehem 10 km" sign.
- 100m after bridge Turn Right into "Merino", and onto a well-serviced gravel road. At the T-junction turn Left to "Merino" and travel about 4km (through 3 more cattle gates).
- Drive onto the farm "Merino" and follow the Foxhill Lodge signs to the lodge.

** Please note that the GPS is guaranteed to take you on a VERY bad detour road, so it would be advisable to follow written directions.

GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 28.2108
Longitude: 28.2148
 
Bookings & Enquiries
 
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