Franschhoek Wine Valley

Bridge House School

Bridge House is a sustainable South African learning community. In a changing world, we deliver a globally relevant education which realises each individual’s potential to lead, innovate and serve with confidence.

The School, situated in the magnificent Cape Winelands close to Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl is a well-established, independent day and boarding school for eight hundred and eighty girls and boys from Playschool to Grade 12. Committed to nurturing a ‘can do’ attitude, Bridge House excels in recognising the spirit of individualism within a framework of integrity, humility, wisdom and inspiration.

Bridge House offers:

  • One-stop schooling on campus from Playschool to Grade 12 (Matric)
    Modern boarding houses for Grades 7 to 12
    A safe environment in a beautiful country setting
    An independent (IEB) Matric examination with an excellent track record – 100% pass rate to date
    A wide variety of individual and traditional sports with excellent facilities, including a world-class Astroturf for hockey
    A dynamic cultural programme
    Small classes with a well-qualified, highly motivated and dedicated teaching staff who give individual care and attention to each child
    Membership of the International Round Square organisation guided by the IDEALS (Internationalism, Democracy, Environment, Adventure, Leadership and Service)
    International exchanges and conference opportunities with Round Square Schools across the world
    Learning for Life Leadership Award (Prep) and President’s Award (College) provide a balanced non-competitive framework for self development
    Community partnerships

Contact Gill Malcolm – or 021 874 8100 for information.

Bridge House is a member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA).

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.


Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.


Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday – Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00
Sunday’s: 09h00 – 16h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861