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Fossil Hills is situated on the farm Thornvilla in the Breede Valley between Robertson and McGregor. Thornvilla has been producing wine sine 1950 and has been in the Naud family for 3 generations and is currently a working wine farm.

Forming part of the McGregor Winery, grapes, plums, appricots and various vegitables are harvested each year by Botha and his two sons, Jacob and Anthon.

The name Fossil Hills, comes from the fossils that were and are still found on the farm which date back to the fish age of 355 million years ago.

Come and enjoy the peace and quietness of staying on a working wine farm near the most beautiful town in the Western Cape, McGregor. Here life is slow, tranquil and gentle.

Relax in total privacy while enjoying our spectacular mountain views.

Accommodation at Fossil Hills:
Fossil Hills Cottage
Up on the hillside with great views over the farm and valley, Fossil Hills Cottage is a cozy stone cottage with thatched roof. As one frazzled parent proposes, I could watch my kids cycling for hours on the many farm tracks below us. Maybe you should follow suit and earn some well-deserved R&R on the covered stoep.

Pinotage House
Previously the venue of Eseltjies Rus a Donkey sanctuary and restaurant just outside McGregor, this 5 bedroom main house and 3 bedroom annex has been transformed into a beautiful self-catering home. Idealy suited for families, reunions and wedding accommodation that can accommodate up to 16 people.

Aloe Cottage
The Aloe Cottage is situated on Thornvilla wine farm, just 3 km from the quaint little village of McGregor. Experience the great Boland Wine Farm atmosphere with peaceful surroundings and lots of things to do and see nearby. From the private patio you have a beautiful.

The Lavender Cottage
The Lavender Cottage is situated on Thornvilla wine farm, just 3 km from the quaint little village of McGregor. From the front veranda you have a beautiful view over the vineyards as well as the McGregor Winery, McGregor town on to the Riviersonder End Mountains. There is also an indoor braai or fireplace as well as outdoor fire and braai facilities.

Activities:

Fossil Hills - hot tub, fossils, springboks, dam, kayak, fishing, hiking. 2 bikes.bird watching
Aloe Cottage - hot tub.kayak, fishing - bass, rods, 2 bikes, hiking,bird watching,
Pinotage House - ideal for big family's or groups. fence, hot tub, swimming pool, 2 bikes, dam, kayak, fishing - bass, rods.big safe play ground for kids, pet friendly.
Big television with DStv, indoor/outdoor braais.
Lavender Cottage 2 bikes, dam - fishing, kayak, hiking, bird watching.

Rooms and Units Available:

Albatross Cottage
The Albatross Cottage consist of 1 double bed 1 en-suite bathroom with shower, an indoor & outdoor fireplace with braai. Includes o of our speciality wood fired Hot-Tubs.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Aloe Cottage
The Aloe cottage consists of 1 double bed, 2 single beds, 1 bathroom with a bath and shower, ANNEXUS 1 x 2 Single beds/king size en suite An indoor/outdoor fireplace and braai Pet friendly -own bedding
Sleeps 6 Adults

Bateleur Cottage
The Bateleur Cottage consist of 1 double bed 1 en-suite bathroom with shower, an indoor & outdoor fireplace with braai. Includes o of our speciality wood fired Hot-Tubs.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Crane Cottage
The Crane Cottage consist of 1 double bed 1 en-suite bathroom with shower, an indoor & outdoor fireplace with braai. Includes o of our speciality wood fired Hot-Tubs.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Dove Cottage
The Dove Cottage consist of 1 double bed 1 en-suite bathroom with shower, an indoor & outdoor fireplace with braai. Includes o of our speciality wood fired Hot-Tubs.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Eagle Cottage
The Eagle Cottage consist of 1 double bed 1 en-suite bathroom with shower, an indoor & outdoor fireplace with braai. Includes o of our speciality wood fired Hot-Tubs.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Fossil Hills Cottage
The Fossil Hills Cottage consists of 1 double bed, 2 single beds, a bathroom with a bath and shower, a fireplace for braai or barbecue and an outdoor fireplace to braai.
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

Lavender cottage
The Lavender cottage consist of 1 double bed 1 bathroom with shower, an indoor fireplace with braai and an outdoor fireplace with braai.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Lemon Tree Cottage
The Lemon Tree Cottage consists of 1 double bed, 2 single beds, a bathroom and an outdoor hot tub. 2 mountain bikes and 1 kayak for fishing or canoeing on the dam 200m away. Picnic spot at the dam.
Sleeps 4 Adults

Pinotage House
Pinotage House mainhouse sleeps (10 people) Annexus sleeps sleeps ( 6 people) Ideally suited for families, reunions and wedding accommodation. With plenty of trees, a stunning garden and big play area for the kiddies. Pet friendly - own bedding
Sleeps 16 Adults

Tango Guest House
Tango Guest House mainhouse sleeps (4 people) Annexus sleeps sleeps (6 people) A great option for a large family, this fully equipped Self Catering house is on a wine farm, with beautiful mountainous view.
Sleeps 10 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Babies
Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Jacuzzi
Cots available
Fireplace on the Premises
Garden
Parking (off-street - open)
Afrikaans
English
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

- 7 days or less before arrival = 100% (of booking total)
- 8 to 14 days before arrival = 100% (of deposit)
- 15 to 21 days before arrival = 50% (of deposit)
- 22 to 30 days before arrival = 25% (of deposit)

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  • Accommodation Type: Self-Catering