Visit the Frontier Forts, Posts and Signal Stations in the area.

Selmar Schonland Herbarium, a pressed plant library.

Artificer's Square in Cross Street is the old artisan quarter with many restored original houses reflecting a number of 1820 Settler architectural styles.

Take a drive to Bathurst to see the Toposcope, have a drink or lunch at the Pig & Whistle or the Big Pineapple. Take time to visit the art gallery, pottery and national monument, Bradshaw's Mill as well as Water's Meeting which has a beautiful viewing point over the Kowie River.

Egazini Arts & Crafts is an outreach project, Tel/fax: 046 637 1500

Sip cocktails at the Yellow House situated in High Street and in walking distance from the Guest House.

Take part in some Gung-ho Paintball +27 (0)83 956-5973

Take a stroll Under the Arch and purchase some arts / crafts for souvenirs.

Take a walk down to the Church Square where you can view the Cathedral of St Michael and St George which boasts the tallest spire in SA. The Winged Figure of Peace which is situated on the island at the top of Bathurst and High Street represents a monument to "the Men of Albany" who lost their lives in the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902. The sculpture is by Stanley Nicholson Babb and the inscription was written by Rudyard Kipling. The site was chosen as one which was "in the midst of our daily work and so would serve as perpetual remembrance of the dead and be an inspiration for peace". In Church Square you will also find Birch's(http://www.robes.co.za/) department store and official robe makers and ask to see their "pulley communication system". The Methodist Commemmoration Church in lower High Street is also worth a visit. The Church can seat 1 200, has ten stained glass memorial windows and boasts one of the finest organs in the country.

Drive to Thomas Baines Nature Reserve.

Have a look at the Christ Church Miniature Railway: Richard Goodfellow (0729734296)

Attend a presentation at Rhodes Theatre or Public lectures which are held at the University from time to time.

Enjoy a Body Stress Release Massage at the Mustard Seed, Peppergrove Mall by appointment only.

Catch a movie at Roxbury Cinemas

Visit the Grahamstown Arts Studio, (49 Market Street, - Tel 046 622 3712) or the Johan Carinus Art Centre

Take a drive to the Toposcope on Mountain Drive, which shows directions and distances to other places in the country.

Feed, touch and ride elephants at The Kwantu Elephant Sanctuary on the N2 between Grahamstown and Port Elizabeth.

Spend the day in Port Alfred and enjoy a Port Alfred River cruises, have a delicious lunch at Green Fountain Farm and visit the Fish River Point to see a working lighthouse or purchase a beautifully woven rug at Sculptured Rugs in Port Alfred.

Sip the honey mead brewed at Makana Meadery, makers of Honey Sun, African mead and other honey based products.

Enjoy a poetry reading at Reddits Poetry Club in New Street

Destress at the Highlands Health Hydro or visit Dr Dwyer's Heath Studio.

Hillandale Monastery is an Anglican Benedictine Monastery near Grahamstown offering retreat space and quiet space for groups and individuals.

Pop in at the traditional healers shop, Crafters Court, Bathurst Street.

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