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Keeping it Fresh in Summer

Budmarsh is lush and beautiful at this time of year!

Creativity unleashed at Budmarsh

Tracy Watson, the Reservations Manager, at Budmarsh recently attended a photographic course in New Bethseda in the Karoo 

Jacob and Ken visit the Cape

Regular guests to Budmarsh will know Jacob Shabalala – our excellent guest relations manager and keeper of the cellar.  Jacob is a rare human being who is often most intuitive about the needs of guests.  After a course on wine with the Cape Wine Academy, Jacob’s knowledge and interest in wine developed into a passion.  

Are you prepared for Christmas – three important questions?

 Consider taking the hassle out of Christmas and getting our award-winning Chef to create a fabulous Christmas menu for you and your loved ones to share.

Ducks again!!

Thanks to the GM, Annatjie, and Executive Chef, Chris,  Budmarsh has ducks again! 

The heat is on not only in the kitchen.

A property close to Budmarsh decided to burn their dumping site and as nature would have it, an August wind arose and the fire spread rapidly and powerfully into the grass of the lodge.  Fortunately the dams, canals and small bodies of water on the farm prevented the fire from reaching the Lodge or the staff quarters.

Double Gold for Chef as he helps train students

Hospitality students from Westcol were treated to a demonstration on how to fillet a fish by Budmarsh Country Lodge’s Executive Chef.

If nothing else Woman’s Day is worth a moment of reflection… what do you think??

Reply to this blog with your opinion and you stand to win a high tea for you and your friend or any special woman in your life.

The Curiosity Cabinet – let’s hope the minister of health doesn’t get any ideas

Those keen to contemplate and wonder at who the Merchant of Marvels might really be and those who like to consider where they have come from in their journey and where they might go cannot help staring into the glass of the antique Curiosity Cabinet in the Oak Tree Dining Room at Budmarsh.