Tulbagh is a small, friendly town located in a secret nook of the Cape Winelands of South Africa. Tucked away in the verdant folds of the awe-inspiring Tulbagh Valley, it is almost completely surrounded by mountains – the Obiqua mountains to the west, the towering Winterhoek on the northern end and the Witzenberg on the eastern side. Best of all? This pretty country getaway is located a mere 90 minutes’ from the bustling city of Cape Town, so the trek to get out there is not too far at all!
Feeling inspired to pitch a wedding tent in Tulbagh to make the most of your big day? You’re not alone! Droves of South Africans (and visiting couples!) head to this beautiful town to tie the knot each year. Here are a few of our favourite outdoor wedding destinations in and around Tulbagh to inspire your own nuptial feast:
AMAZING OUTDOOR WEDDING VENUES IN TULBAGH, WESTERN CAPE
Morgansvlei Country Estate
Morgansvlei Country Estate offers an elegant Cape Dutch function hall leading onto a stunning covered patio via folding Victoria glass doors, with unique views of the dam, vineyards and sunset over the mountains. The spacious wedding hall has huge open fireplaces at either end and has been decorated with traditional wall lights and chandeliers to beautiful effect.
Mont Rouge is located on a working fruit farm surrounded by the towering Winterhoek Mountains. Here, guests can enjoy a lovely garden wedding ceremony and then head towards an inviting reception hall that can accommodate up to 180 friends and family members.
Roodezand is tailor-made for smaller groups of between 60 and 150 guests. There is an on-site chapel that is located in the oldest building on the farm, and a 220-year-old homestead that has been refurbished lovingly – the ideal place to revive the romance of an era gone by.
TOP TIP: The Tulbagh area has an incredible array of tourist attractions. Make a point of sharing the information with your guests so they can make the most of their stay. It’s the ideal opportunity to go ziplining, do some wine tasting, go horse riding and more!
These are just a few of the many lovely outdoor wedding venues in and around Tulbagh in the Western Cape of South Africa. There are many more besides! Keep an eye on the blog in the coming weeks and months as we share more insider info on some of the best wedding venues around. In the meantime, feel free to reach out to our seasoned team of tent expert if you would like to find out more about our marquee rentals – we’re on hand to provide you with all the information you need to create a beautiful alfresco environment to host your nuptial celebrations.