SUTHERLAND

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EXPLORE

If outdoor activities blow your hair back, Sutherland has plenty to offer

EXPLORE

If outdoor activities blow your hair back, Sutherland has plenty to offer
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SLEEP

The Sutherland Hotel offers luxury accommodation with en-suite rooms in the main road of Sutherland.

SLEEP

The Sutherland Hotel offers luxury accommodation with en-suite rooms in the main road of Sutherland.
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FOOD

Due to Sutherland's remoteness, fresh fruit and vegetables are limited. Main meals revolve around 'rys, vleis en aartappels' (rice, meat and potatoes).

FOOD

Due to Sutherland's remoteness, fresh fruit and vegetables are limited. Main meals revolve around 'rys, vleis en aartappels' (rice, meat and potatoes).
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SHOP

At Discover Sutherland info & ‘Die Trommel’ you can buy unique Sutherland products. Sutherland labeled products and home made treats.

SHOP

At Discover Sutherland info & ‘Die Trommel’ you can buy unique Sutherland products. Sutherland labeled products and home made treats.
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The Sutherland Hotel

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In the Beginning … a Brief History of Sutherland

Sutherland is in the heart of the Roggeveld region – named in reference to the naturally occurring wild rye grass (Secale africanum). Early scouts considered it to be promising for sheep farming, which is why pioneer farmers ventured over awe-inspiring terrain, across immense distances and forbidding mountain ranges to settle in the area.

After the arrival of the first white pioneer travellers and farmers in the 1700s and early 1800s, the Dutch East India Company advanced capital for the establishment of farms across vast tracts of land. These farms are today written into the region’s history with Dutch names like Uitkyk, De Guns Fonteyn, Klipfontein, De Knolle Fonteyn (Kanalfontein), De Jakkalsfontein, De List and Cylenberg.

Despite clashes with the resident KhoiSan populations, the settlers remained.

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