Knysna on a Rainy Day

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Although well known for its outdoor activities, Knysna offers plenty of warmth indoors too. Even when it rains, there are many ways to enjoy what Knysna has to offer. Here are a few ideas: Visit Knysna’s museums and galleries. The Old Gaol complex houses displays of the town’s angling and maritime history as well as […]

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Knysna’s Blue Flag Beaches

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Today is the official opening of the Blue Flag summer season. Around South Africa, sixty-six blue flags will be proudly flown at 46 beaches, eight marinas and by 12 sustainable tourism boats. Eight of the beaches are found between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. The annual international awards focus on the environmental management of our coastal […]

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Birdwatching in Knysna and Surrounds

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The Garden Route – the region from Mossel Bay to the Tsitsikamma – is well-known for its beautiful mountains, forests, lakes, and indigenous fynbos. Bird species you can expect to see here include Forest Buzzard, African Crowned Eagle, Emerald Cuckoo, Half-collared Kingfisher, Narina Trogon, Knysna Woodpecker, the Knysna Warbler, Olive Bush-Shrike, and the famous Knysna […]

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Our Favourite Le Creuset Soup Recipes

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From Moroccan Butternut Soup to Spring Vegetable Chowder, here are our all-time favourite Le Creuset soup recipes. Whether it’s a cold winter’s evening or a cool day in Spring, these delightful dishes can be enjoyed all year long. Caramelised Cauliflower Soup with Roasted Parmesan Cauli-Florets and Lemon-Burnt Butter Rich and creamy, this soup is a bowl […]

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Create A Meal To Warm Dad’s Heart

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This year, you can be Daddy’s favourite by giving him what he really wants… a hearty meal and time spent with his loved ones. Need some inspiration? Then you’ll be happy that we’re sharing a few delicious recipes from Le Creuset! Breakfast in a Pan Get the recipe. Nachos This dish can be served as a […]

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