The Farm & Animals

At the Fat Mulberry kids (of all ages) as well as adults have an opportunity to get in touch with nature and meet Margie's animals.

Favoros a beautiful appaloosa, River who used to be a racehorse & showjumper, Willow a chestnut horse and Mowca the donkey.
The friendly sheep siblings, Cedric & Isabella.
Theo, the sweetest potbelly pig and Honkey Tonk & his Silky girlfriends.
Our newest additions to The Fat Mulberry family are Nicholas our rescue Angora Billy Goat and Clover our very special cow. 

Guests are welcome to feed the animals apples and carrots after feeding time and enjoy their company. Please arrange with Margie if this is something you would like to do.

Our dam is a beautiful spot where guests are welcome to have a braai, enjoy the bird life or simply enjoy a quiet spot for reflection and reading. 

We have some beautiful walks in the area and guests are encouraged to take a walk around the farms.

We have 3 bicycles for rent ( 2 adult bikes & 1 kids bike)


 

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In and Around the Area

The Fat Mulberry Guesthouse is on the doorstep of the historical town of Fouriesburg with its beautiful sandstone buildings, local shops, restaurants and amazing nature reserve. 

Situated just a few kilometers from the Caledenspoort border post, The Fat Mulberry is the ideal base from which to explore Lesotho or stop off on your way to AfriSki.

Clarens, with its bustling village square lined with speciality shops, restaurants & eateries, is a scenic 30-minute drive away.

The Clarens - Fouriesburg Road is considered one of the top 10 biking routes in South Africa and has spectacular sweeping views that are a photographer's dream.
Cyclist also enjoy its challenging hills.

 
 

 

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Download the "Thing to do in Fouriesburg" Document

Download the "The Bucket List" Document


On the other side of Clarens is the Ash River outfall where you can enjoy white water rafting.
To the east is Golden Gate National Park with is spectacular sandstone cliffs and walks.
Ficksburg is about 50km south of Fouriesburg. Enjoy a pitstop at one of the largest Cherry Farms in the area - Ionia Cherry Farm.
The Cherry Festival is held in the area in November of each year. 
 
If you carry on south from Ficksburg to Clocolan, The Cabin Farmstall and Constantia Cherry Farmstall are well worth a visit.

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Cheese Farms

We are lucky enough to have four cheese farms in the area.
La Fromagerie @ Jackal’s Hill Fromage is close to Fouriesburg, their turn off on the Fouriesburg - Bethlehem road.
Udder delight on the farm Willowbend which is half way to Bethlehem.
Baris Monger and Noah's are past Clarens, on the road to Bethlehem.
 Baris, close to the tar road & Noah's at the end of a scenic 6 km dust road.

At La Fromagerie you can enjoy artisan cheeses served with a taste of farm life and beautiful views
Udder Place makes craft cheeses from the milk of their own goats, cows and sheep. The Udder Place is their restaurant  and they also handcraft a range of goat's milk soaps & beauty products - Cleo's Milch.   
Baris Monger makes goats cheese and has a lovely little restaurant overlooking their bountiful vegetable garden.
 The cheese tasting platter at Noah's Cheese is served at their restaurant and comes with a talk on all  their different jersey milk cheeses.
 

Relax with our in house massages

Pamper yourself and book a treatment. with Jeannette or Riekie who will come to your apartment. 
Unwind and relax under their healing hands.

Riekie, a qualified massage therapist, offers gentle massages, hot stone treatments, reiki and more.
Call Riekie now to make a booking - 072 670 4065

.Jeannette has been in the business for over 10 years and offers wonderful massages and waxes.
Call Jeannette now to make a booking - 065 539 3947

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