A countryside village with a charming character and boasts a number of restaurants, an historic hotel, antique shop and gallery. It offers family picnic spots along the river as well as activates such as canoeing, fishing and sunset cruises. On the outskirts of Stanford you can find a wonderful cheese factory with farm animals, wine tasting at the wine estates and the famous Birkenhead brewery which offers lunches and dinners. Stanford is also well known for its fynbos flower growing area.

Continue south on the R43 and visit De Kelders, famous for its caves and warm water spring (which are presently closed to visitors for research purposes). Fishing, whale watching and hiking along the “plaat” from the Klein River Mouth are popular pastimes.