• Jo-Anne Richards and Jo-Anne Hitchens running the Art of the Memoir workshops at the Karoo Art Hotel Barrydale
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Stand by for our regular updates on the journey back of the Karoo Art Hotel

Analogue Photography in the spotlight

Posted on Tue December 5, 2023.

The natural beauty of Barrydale creates the perfect setting for photography enthusiasts to explore new possibilities and we are again anticipating that some of the country's best lensmen to showcase their work over the next few weeks when the Barrydale Analog Photo Festival gets underway on 8 December.

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Conductors of the Karoo Art Hotel 2024

Posted on Wed November 29, 2023.

Here's the overview of our exciting 'PACT' (Philosophers, Artists, Creatives, Teachers in residence) program for 2024 henceforth known as the Conductors of the Karoo Art.


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Presenting the Karoo cookbook kitchen concept

Posted on Fri October 20, 2023 in Workshops.

If the idea is to celebrate the art of Karoo cooking what better way to anchor it than with the cookbooks of iconic Karoo farming families ?

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The Barrydale Cycle Loop

Posted by Rick on Fri October 20, 2023.

A chilled ride through 6 glorious farms with many an out

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Midweek offer not to be missed

Posted on Thu September 7, 2023.

Every single guest that visits Barrydale always wishes they had more time to explore our beautiful surrounds, so with this in mind we have a solution.

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The Art of the Passes and the tie that binds

Posted by Rick on Wed August 23, 2023.

Since the restoration and reopening of the Karoo Art Hotel, Barrydale, in March 2020 we’ve
been blessed with a magnificent procession of car and bike club visits.

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