Owl’s Rest Olive and Lavender farm is located a short way off Route 62 between Robertson and Ashton. Nestled in the foothills of the Langeberg mountains the farm is quite unique in its offerings. One can take a short tour to learn a little about olive farming as well as how Lavender, Rosemary and Rose Geranium are steam distilled to extract pure essential oils and hydrosol products. One can also simply relax in the tranquil garden amongst the olive trees and enjoy the freshly ground coffee, teas and cordials which are on offer. Finally, there are plenty of wonderful products to taste and experience at the Shoppe.
Short farm tours (+- 45 min) are offered where one can learn a little about olives as well as how essential oils are distilled from lavender and other herbs. The tour includes the opportunity to taste the olive oil, olives and other tasty food products produced at the farm. Tours start at 11am & 3pm at a price of R75 pp with a minimum of two people required. Groups of 8 or larger should book in advance and receive discounted rates.
Owl’s Rest has a quaint coffee garden surrounded by olive trees where one can realx in beautiful country surroundings and enjoy freshly ground coffee, a selection of teas or one of Owl’s famous cordial drinks. To snack on, one can choose a home baked muffin, cheese and olive platter or a quiche served with salad.
The Owl’s Shoppe is small in size but there is a wide range of food products, personal care products, gifts and more to choose from. With a focus on both quality and using natural ingredients with liberal use of essential oils, you won’t be dissapointed !