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Groote Post Country Market

An Idyllic Country Market nestled in the hills around the beautiful town of Darling, a perfect little trip away from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town, only 45 minutes away.

Groote Post Country Market
The terrace alongside the Groote Post Cellar will again be a hive of activity, brimming with delicious and beautiful country offerings. Guests can expect artisan foods, arts and crafts, home-ware and décor, and of course, Groote Post’s well-loved wines which will be available for tasting and purchase by the glass, bottle or case.

Local is lekker with locals presenting a divine selection of Darling gourmet produce including organic mushrooms, Weskus Worswa, divine breads, charcuterie, olive oils, pomegranate products and juice, organic preservative free chilli sauces, delicious handmade toffees from Darling Sweet, popular craft beers from Darling Brew and much more.

Kids will love the rolling lawns, playground, tractor rides, Zorb balls and kiddy’s quad bikes to name a few of the activities that will be available.

Newton & Co Duo (a combination of Newton on guitar and vocals and Maria on violin) play popular cover music from golden oldies to modern contemporary songs, and they will be sure to get you singing along.

After browsing through the market, visitors can relax in the shade under the trees enjoying the music and tucking into their delicious eats from the market while sipping on Groote Post wines and Darling Brew’s craft beers.

Groote Post’s award-winning restaurant, Hilda’s Kitchen, will be open as usual - however, booking is essential.

Please note that although pets are welcome - all dogs must be on a leash at all times.

The Groote Post Country Market is being organized by the vibrant ladies from I Love Yzer who publish a local magazine in print and online and arrange a number of successful events in the area.

Entry to the Groote Post Country Market is free of charge | STRICTLY NO "BRING YOUR OWN" FOOD OR DRINK ALLOWED.

Groote Post Country Markets take place on the last Sunday of every month between 10h00 and 15h00. 

The market closes over winter and re-opens: 2018 Dates: Sunday 28 January | Sunday 25 February | Sunday 25 March | Sunday 29 March.

For further information on the Groote Post Country Market, Contact: Mariaan Heyns : +27.224512202 or | Visit: Facebook | Website | Or follow on Twitter.

Groote Post VineyardsOnly an hour’s drive from Cape Town, the historic Groote Post farm, owned by the Pentz family and situated in the Darling Hills, presents a rustic and rural atmosphere with undulating hills, vast open spaces and warm country hospitality. In addition to a wide range of award-winning wines, Hilda’s Kitchen’s superb culinary experience and Farm Drives through the private game camp and vineyards, Groote Post also offers spectacular views of the Atlantic coast and Table Mountain, nature walks, bird-watching in the hide on the dam and spectacular West Coast flowers in spring.

Directions: Follow the R27, the West Coast Road towards Langebaan. Turn right onto the Darling Hills Road opposite Grotto Bay turnoff. After 10 km, turn right to the Groote Post cellar. Alternatively, take the R307 out of Darling towards Cape Town and turn off at the Darling Hills Road. After 7km turn left to the Groote Post Cellar.

Opening Hours
Groote Post Country Markets take place on the last Sunday of every month between 10h00 and 15h00.
GPS Coordinates and Map
Latitude:-33.48000000  Longitude: 18.41000000

Phone +27.224512202
Large groups welcome  Child friendly  Wheelchair access
  Open -  Su
WINE ROUTE: Swartland
Tel: +27.224922825   Fax: +27.862713993   Email:  
P.O. Box 103, Darling, 7345, South Africa