Backsberg lies on the slopes of the Simonsberg Mountains, equidistant from Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. This is the ideal location for a Wedding in the heart of the Cape winelands. An archway formed by magnificent old trees lines the mile long driveway and leads to manicured lawns and garden beds bursting with colour and fragrance, a wedding photographer's dream.

Whether you want an intimate occasion or the biggest bash of the year, sliding partitions transform this versatile venue into smaller areas to accommodate groups from fifty up to two hundred and fifty guests. High ceilings and wooden floors create a warmness which enhances the overall appearance and ambiance of this large venue. There is access via three separate doors onto a verandah overlooking the pristine estate gardens and romantic mountains in the distance.

Folding doors open into a magnificent courtyard boasting a central garden feature and a cozy corner complete with a feature fireplace.

The options on this beautiful estate are endless with allocated lawns, surrounded by nature and breathtaking views, you may choose an outside venue.

Another exclusive venue, the historical Vat Cellar, is also available for Wedding Ceremonies and small Wedding Receptions.

A professional and dedicated team will welcome you to Backsberg and assist you step by step in planning your Wedding down to the finest detail. Extreem Kwizeen, an established and reputable catering company, forms part of our team. Your menu will be compiled to your specifications with the assistance of our flexible and accommodating chefs. Their wealth of ideas and years of experience will ensure the ultimate in quality food for your guests.

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  • Phone: +27 21 875 5141
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