10 things to do in Bot River

Long before the wine, wheat, lavender and sheep farmers took up residence in Bot River the Khoisan were roaming the land with their livestock, enjoying the rich pastures along the river. They produced butter, or botter in Afrikaans, which the early settlers came to trade and which ultimately led to the name Bot River.

You can still get fresh farm butter in Bot River, but there’s a whole lot more going on in the valley today. Instead of just passing by on your next trip to Hermanus, pay this farming community a visit. Here are a few things you can do while you are there.

Rachel Robinson from Winemag visited Bot River recently and discovered some Bot River gems that you need to know about! Please continue reading her article here in winemag.co.za