Head out to Groote Post on Sunday 27thOctober for a day of family fun and relaxation at their idyllic Country Market nestled in the hills around the beautiful town of Darling. For the fit and active, be there early and take part in Groote Post’s 4th Country Run. What better way to celebrate the start of summer than with a Country Market and a Trail Run?

Guests can expect delicious and beautiful country offerings including artisan foods, arts and crafts, homeware, clothing, décor, gifts, jewellery, accessories, toys, fresh produce and more. Local is always lekker at Groote Post, with a divine selection of Darling gourmet produceincluding: Weskus Worswa, Darling Honey, Burger Fellas, Darling Sweet, Nellies Homemade Pies,the popular Darling Brew and of course Groote Post’s well-loved wines. Look out for popular newcomers to the market such as Sunshine Food Company’s Vegan Stand, Najo’s Mexican Street Food and more…

Groote Post Country Run

The Groote Post Country Run will give you an early start leading into the market. So, put some spring in your step with a choice of three trails, all featuring stunning views of mountains and the ocean: 

21km Bobbejaanberg Challenge: Entry Fee R220

10km Atlantic View Route: Entry Fee R170

4km Ommie-Dam Fun Run: Entry Fee R50

Registration opens at 06h00 and the first runners head off at 07h00. Coffee and breakfast will be on offer as well as a secure, supervised Kid-Zone where runners can leave their little ones in the care of experienced child-minders. The finish line is always a welcome sight as the festive atmosphere of the market greets you on your return. There are shower facilities for those wanting to freshen up before taking on the market and relaxing into an easy summer afternoon. 

Online Entries: www.trailrunning.co.za(close 24thOctober)  Enquiries: info@iloveyzer.co.za or 022 451 2202

There are 3 Lucky Drawsat every market – at 12h30, 13h30 and 14h30. The winners will each receive a hamper with products from the market and wine from Groote Post, but you must to be at the draw to win.The3 winners from each market will go towards a BIG DRAWat the end of the season. The lucky winner will win a 2x night stay in Yzerfontein. Please note the overall winner must be at the last market in April 2020 to win the big prize.

  • Entry to the Groote Post Country Market is free of charge.
  • Groote Post Country Market opening hours: 10h00 to 15h00

Groote Post Country Market dates for the rest of the year

24 November and 15 December (Christmas Market).

For further information on the Groote Post Country Market 

Contact I Love Yzer: 022 451 2202 or info@iloveyzer.co.za

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/GrootePostCountryMarket

Website:  www.grootepostcountrymarket.co.za

Twitter:                  @GPCountryMarket


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.

GPS Coordinates

S 33° 29’ 0.5” E 018° 24’ 35.0”

A visit to Groote Post

Only 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.

Groote Post

022 492 2825 · wine@grootepost.co.za




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