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Guided walk in town with longest name

Guided walk in town with longest name

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am the founder, full-time manager, content writer and marketing leader of BaardskeerdersbosIsLekker, the tourism marketing platform for Baardskeerdersbos. I have been involved with the community for 19 years but only recently initiated the tourism marketing platform. I've been conducting the Village walks for the last 6 months. I have completed the cultural tour guide course and registered as a…
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What we’ll do

We meet at the information centre which happens to be located on the site of the first school in Baardskeerdersbos (B'Bos). Here you are introduced to the origin of the town and the strange name. From here we will walk through the village, first visiting the quaint little church, entertaining you on stories of spells and ghosts. From here on to the cemetery, with more stories of the founding…

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Cooldrinks and water for sale at the info centre before or after the walk

What to bring

Sunhat and sunscreen
Wear comfortable shoes
Water

Where you'll be

Old school: The original school was built in 1918, extended in 1940 and finally closed in 1988 due to a lack of pupils. On the site is also the Principle's house, built in 1922. Old Church: Original church inaugurated in 1919, but collapsed after heavy rains, leading to the legend of Aunt Truitjie's spell. It was rebuilt in 1922. Cemetery: This cemetery is only used since the 1920's. Village Streets with irrigation channels alongside streets

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

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    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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Guided walk in town with longest name
New experience
£3/person
New experience
£3/person