The city of Bordertown is always an interesting place to visit. When selecting a Bordertown hotel an obvious choice would be the Sundowner Bordertown, a convenient accommodation that offers comfortable rooms as well as a selection of useful amenities.
Visitors to Bordertown should make it a point to explore the captivating Clayton Farm Heritage Museum, an intriguing establishment that will appeal to all, irrespective of nationality or preferences. The Clayton Farm compound is situated amidst open country in the environs of Bordertown and presents an alluring and tranquil sight to the visitor.
The original owners of this farmstead were the Wiese family, who built up a sizable farm at the site. This family was engaged in mixed farming, growing crops such as oats and wheat, raising cattle, pigs and sheep in addition to pursuits like beekeeping. The museum offers an intriguing insight into the rustic life farmers in the area experienced in times past.
Within this picturesque compound you will find many interesting buildings such as a number of constructions with thatched roofs, a cellar, hay shed, chaff shed, homestead and a blacksmith’s workshop. The centrepiece here is the woolshed which has the distinction of being the largest woolshed with a thatched roof in the entirety of the southern hemisphere.
Another attraction at this site is the opportunity to see authentic farm implements and machinery that were used for farming in the area in times past. Some of this equipment belonged to the family that initially engaged in farming at the site. In the family home visitors will be able to observe furniture and various kinds of memorabilia related to the Wiese family.
An additional attraction at this captivating establishment is the Vintage Field Days on which you will be able to observe authentic vintage tractors and machinery dating back to the age in which the Wiese family worked the land.
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