Volksrust is a small town situated in the Grass and Wetlands region of Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Geography and History
Volksrust means “Nation’s Rest” in Dutch, named so because it is where the Transvaal soldiers rested after the Battle of Majuba, wherein the Transvaal won its independence back from the British.
During the Second Boer War the British built a concentration camp in the town and many Boer women and children died here.
Today, the town produces beef, dairy, maize, sorghum wool and sunflower seeds.
There are a few accommodation options available ranging from Bed and Breakfasts to Guest Houses.
There is a diverse range of activities available in and around Badplaas, including hiking.
There are many restaurants on offer to suit every visitors budget. There is a great selection of restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from!
Volksrust has a thriving business community and provides a wide range of goods and services to its residents as well as surrounding communities.
See our business directory for a list of businesses in Volksrust, or add your own free business listing.
For more information, please visit www.Grass-and-Wetlands-info.co.za.
|Volksrust Tourism Office
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