By Alan Valkenburg and Anita Froneman
Delicate, sun-drenched days are excellent for picnics. Pretoria and surrounds haven’t any lack of gorgeous parks, fields and reserves the place you possibly can chill and calm down with your loved ones or vital different.
This tranquil picnic spot is subsequent to the Hennops River. Pack a basket along with your favorite snacks and drinks, take a stroll and reward your self with an indulgent picnic.
Tickets are R100/grownup and R50/schoolchildren. Charges embody climbing and mountain biking.
Rietvlei Nature Reserve
In case you’re in search of a enjoyable day trip, with the potential of a little bit of wildlife-spotting thrown into the combination, Rietvlei is value a go to. You’ll be able to both pack your personal picnic or, if time is in your facet, carry alongside your tjop en sous and braai. The picnic spots can get busy although, so finest arrive early.
This city park is well accessible and free to make use of. With ample shade and wide-open areas, that is the proper day trip. Seize the children, a blanket, a ebook for you and a soccer ball for them, and off you go!
Van Galen Kaasmakerij
A five-minute drive from the Haartbeespoort Dam, Van Gaalen boasts mountain-biking and working trails, a restaurant and delightful picnic spots the place you possibly can calm down and watch the children play.
There’s a tremendous collection of selfmade cheeses and wines and if that doesn’t promote it to you… one phrase: stroopwafels. Picnic baskets for 2 from R480.
Dwelling to the Delta Environmental Centre, which consults and educates on all issues environmental, this park is any chook watcher’s paradise. There are quite a few stunning strolling trails and beautiful views.