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Old Mill House Drift (Near Claarens, Free State)

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14 Jan 2019 @ 18:54:02 pm
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Just read a report from the online Caravan & Outdoor Life news letter and it seems a great place to visit.

 

Anyone been there?

Any Comments/reports?

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15 Jan 2019 @ 07:11:05 am
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No, but Glen Reenen takes some beating...

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15 Jan 2019 @ 07:29:58 am
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Just read the report also. Looks great. Thanks for the heads up...👍

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15 Jan 2019 @ 09:00:08 am
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I think that is the place that we visited a few years back with the border between the counties passing right next to the building. The people from Lesotho would also come and trade theirs produce there. Not sure if there are facilities for any kind of sleep-over.

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15 Jan 2019 @ 09:47:47 am
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I went onto their website and It looks great.

We need something different to game parks every now & then.

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16 Jan 2019 @ 00:20:16 am
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I think that is the place that we visited a few years back with the border between the counties passing right next to the building. The people from Lesotho would also come and trade theirs produce there. Not sure if there are facilities for any kind of sleep-over.

According to the article, they do have a few electrified caravan stands.

Slightly concerned it being so clise to the border, taking into account the problems with cross border theft the cattlefarmers have in this area.

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21 Jan 2019 @ 11:54:05 am
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Dinner is on it's way.....
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23 Jan 2019 @ 13:44:23 pm
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we camped there for the 16 Dec long weekend.

to note: road to old mill drif is a long stretch gravel and not in the best of conditions, high ground clearance recommended as per their website

we opted to go for the "no power" camp sites, as the campsite with power was already occupied and we could hear the children enjoying themselves from reception, and we wanted some peace and quiet. the no-power sites are actually scattered everywhere/anywhere you want to pull in and set up camp, so we opted next to the hall

place is beautifull, you sit and overlook ther river thats the border between SA and lesotho.  security patrolls all thru the night, althoug I never saw any lesotho people crossing or coming close.  there is an old bridge over the river, and we actually found 2 soldiers there guarding it with their rifles.

 

overall was a nice stay and will definately go back again.

the camp site and ablution is next to the roof of the barn to the right (if you use your imagination you can see it)

Lesotho in the distance

 

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23 Jan 2019 @ 15:32:27 pm
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Armand

Dankie vir die inligting. Altyd beter om vars werklike ervaring inligting te kry. Dan hoef mens nie te wonder nie.

Jammer van die pad. Ek sou graag daar wou gaan inloer maar het die Commander vir 'n Penta geruil. Penta is wel op 15" wiele en nog 55mm gelig.

Is die pad baie sinkplaat?

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