Rickety Bridge Manor House

Rickety Bridge Wine Estate is a popular destination in the Cape Winelands with a long wine-making history. Although reminiscent of the past, and nostalgic and timeless, this estate is also ‘all things new, ‘all things delectable and ‘all things sublime. Lie still in the stylishly-renovated 19th century rooms of our beautiful Franschhoek guest house. With every luxury of a four-star hotel, the three en-suite rooms also offer the comforting pleasures of home.

The Cape Dutch Country House has many treasures with its lovely yellow wood ceilings, open fires, secluded pool and breathtaking views and above all the tranquility of being away from the madding crowd. At the Rickety Bridge Country House you will find peace and tranquillity. Come and enjoy the lush surroundings and fresh air of Franschhoek. Renovated in 1995 and refurbished during 2005, the Country House still offers a unique

The facilities are as follows:

–          Franschhoek Wine Tram

–          Wine tastings at the Rickety Bridge Wine Tasting Centre

–          Cellar Tours by appointment

–          Lunch at Paulina’s Restaurant at Rickety Bridge

–          Boules in the vines

–          Scenic walks

–          Bird Life

–          Beautiful gardens and beautiful experience.

Booking Information
Telephone: +27 (0)21 876 2129
Email: accommodation@ricketybridge.com
Website: Visit Website

More Information
Distance to town: 2
Maximum Guests: 6
Rooms: 3
Check-in Time: 14pm
Check-out Time: 11am


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2020 – Top 25 Emerging Worldwide
Destinations (15th position).

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Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015

Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013
& 2012

Service Excellence Award – 2015

Best Tourism Event 2015 – Franschhoek
Bastille Festival

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Physical Address
66B Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday to Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 16h00
Sunday: 09h00 – 14h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 66 224 6360