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Driving Directions to
Applegarth in Hogsback

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From East London and King William's Town (on the N2 and R63):
  • Follow the N2 from East London into King William's Town (approximately 65km)
  • In King William's Town, turn left into Cathcart Street to follow the N2.
  • Just outside King William's Town (after crossing the Buffalo River bridge and the Buffalo Stop fuel station, turn right onto the R63, signposted Alice.
  • Travel West on the R63, towards Alice
  • After approximately 60 km (4 km before Alice, after Fort Hare Farm but before the dairy farm)  turn right onto the R345, signposted "Cathcart via Hogsback".
  • Travel approximately 30 km to Hogsback.

Warning: Your GPS Navigation system may recommend that you follow the R63 as far as Dimbaza and then turn off to Keiskammahoek and then to Hogsback.
This is not recommended.

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From Port Elizabeth via Grahamstown (on the N2) and Fort Beaufort (on the R63 and R67):
  • Follow the N1 until approximately 10km past Grahamstown and turn left onto the R67, signposted "Fort Beaufort".
  • Follow the R67 through the Ecca Pass for approximately 80km.
  • Near Fort Beaufort, at the T-junction with the R63 turn right towards Fort Beaufort.
  • After approximately 1km, at the next T-junction, turn right into Fort Beaufort.
    (See the Warning below.)
  • Travel East on the R63, through Fort Beaufort and through Alice towards King William's Town
  • 4 km after Alice, turn left onto the R345, signposted "Cathcart via Hogsback".
  • Travel approximately 30 km to Hogsback.

Warning: Before you enter Fort Beaufort your GPS Navigation system may recommend that you turn left onto the R67 towards Queenstown as far as Seymour, and then travel directly to Hogsback via Mitchell's Pass.
This is not recommended.

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From Bedford and Adelaide (both on the R63) and Fort Beaufort (on the R63 and R67):
  • Follow the R63 through Adelide until you reach the outskirts of Fort Beaufort.
  • Just before Fort Beaufort, at the T-junction, turn right into Fort Beaufort.
    (See the Warning below.)
  • Travel East on the R63, through Fort Beaufort and through Alice towards King William's Town
  • 4 km after Alice, turn left onto the R345, signposted "Cathcart via Hogsback".
  • Travel approximately 30 km to Hogsback.

Warning: Before you enter Fort Beaufort your GPS Navigation system may recommend that you turn left onto the R67 towards Queenstown as far as Seymour, and then travel directly to Hogsback via Mitchell's Pass.
This is not recommended.

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From Fort Beaufort (which is on the R63 and R67):
  • Travel East on the R63, through Alice towards King William's Town
  • 4 km after Alice, turn left onto the R345, signposted "Cathcart via Hogsback".
  • Travel approximately 30 km to Hogsback.

Warning: Your GPS Navigation system may recommend that you follow the R67 towards Queenstown as far as Seymour and then travel directly to Hogsback via Mitchell's Pass.
This is not recommended.

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From Queenstown (which is on the N6 and R67) via Whittlesea and Fort Beaufort (190 km, all tarred):
  • Travel South on the R67 to Fort Beaufort via Whittlesea
  • Travel through Fort Beaufort and Alice on the R63, towards King William's Town
  • 4 km after Alice, turn left onto the R345, signposted "Cathcart via Hogsback".
  • Travel approximately 30 km to Hogsback.

Warning: Your GPS Navigation system may recommend that you follow the R67 as far as Seymour and then travel directly to Hogsback via Mitchell's Pass.
This is not recommended.

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From Queenstown (which is on the N6 and R67) via Whittlesea (95 km, of which 63 km is tarred):
  • Travel South on the R67 towards Fort Beaufort via Whittlesea
  • After approximately 61 km (1 km after signpost "Seymour 30 km") turn left towards Cathcart
  • After approximately 2 km, turn right onto a dirt road signposted Hogsback
  • After 13 km, at a T-junction, turn right onto the R345 (dirt road) signposted Hogsback
  • After approximately 8 km, immediately after a low bridge, the road forks - left to Happy Valley, right to Hogsback. Take the fork to the right.
  • After approximately 7 km (where you'll see an informal housing development on your right) turn left into Hogsback village. (Carrying on at this point would take you down Mitchell's Pass to Seymour - not recommended.)

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From Queenstown (which is on the N6 and R67) to Seymour and then directly to Hogsback via Mitchell's Pass:
  • Thie route from Seymour to Hogsback (Mitchell's Pass) is definitely not recommended.

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From Queenstown (which is on the N6) via Cathcart and the R345 (110 km, of which 63 km is tarred)
  • Travel South-east on the N6 to Cathcart
  • Approximately 500 m after (South of) Cathcart, turn right onto the R345
  • After approximately 2 km turn left to stay on the R345 (dirt road)
  • Follow the R345; take neither left nor right turn-offs.
  • After approximately 24.5 km, immediately after a low bridge, the road forks - left to Happy Valley, right to Hogsback. Take the fork to the right.
  • After approximately 7 km (where you'll see an informal housing development on your right) turn left into Hogsback village. (Carrying on at this point would take you down Mitchell's Pass to Seymour - not recommended.)

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From Cathcart (which is on the N6) using the R345 (50 km, dirt road)
  • Approximately 500 m from Cathcart, on the Stutterheim side (South) of Cathcart, turn West onto the R345 (tarred road).
  • After approximately 2 km turn left to stay on the R345 (dirt road)
  • Follow the R345; take neither left nor right turn-offs.
  • After approximately 24.5 km, immediately after a low bridge, the road forks - left to Happy Valley, right to Hogsback. Take the fork to the right.
  • After approximately 7 km turn left into Hogsback village. (Carrying on at this point would take you down Micthell's Pass to Seymour - not recommended.)

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