Caravan/Camping

ID #4579

Loch Athlone Holiday Resort, Bethlehem, Eastern Free State.

On the wooded banks of Loch Athlone Dam, south of Bethlehem on the Jordaan River. Some of the finest boating and angling in the Eastern Free State. Famous replica of the “Athlone Castle” painstakingly built to scale in the 1950’s. Beef Baron restaurant. 50 self-catering chalets as well as 200 caravan and camping sites. Conferences accommodate up to 100 delegates. South African Hot Air Ballooning Championships are held each year during the third week in May. The Spring Bowls Tournament and the OFM Classic Cycling Rally are held each year in October. Large heated swimming pool with a super tube. Attractions in the region include Golden Gate and Clarens as well as the cherry-growing areas around Ficksburg and Fouriesburg. Day excursions to the Lesotho Highlands Water Project and the Katse Dam.

Bethlehem is on the N5 west of Harrismith, which is at the intersection of the N3 with the N5. Travel south on Church Street from the N5. Turn left into Commissioner Street (the R26) towards Fouriesburg and Ficksburg. Loch Athlone is on the left after the intersection with Cambridge Street. AWLoch

Contct:            Box 60 Bethlehem 9700
+27 (58) 303 4981 telephone
+27 (58) 303 4981 fax
e-mail: lochathlone@ion.co.za



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