Dating back to 1692, Babylonstoren is a historic Cape Dutch farm that boasts one of the best preserved farmyards in the Cape. Beloved for its magnificent garden that is laid out over 3,5 hectares (8 acres), the garden is divided into 15 sections that comprise fruit, vegetables, berries, bees for pollinating, indigenous plants, fragrant lawns, a prickly pear maze, ducks and chickens, and more. A secluded path runs along the stream where thousands of Clivias’ flower in spring. The garden also boasts a plethora of trees of historical and botanical import. Babylonstoren is one of the most beautiful wine farms with their own garden. The restaurant is world renowned. Their gift shop is a curated space filled with beautiful South African linens, ceramics, craft and gifts to take away as mementos. The wine tasting offers a lovely variety of wines sourced from wine farms in the area. Create your own picnic by shopping at their charcuterie and be seduced by their exceptional variety of home baked breads and local chesses. Life & Leisure is 22km from Babylonstoren.