Welgelegen Cherry Estate

Welgelegen Cherry Estate

Welgelegen is the perfect place for an unforgettable experience!


The perfect place for an unforgettable experience

Welgelegen is a working cherry and apple farm and the perfect place for an unforgettable experience.

Welgelegen Cherry Estate is situated in the Eastern Free State, 40 km from Clarens, lying in the picturesque Witteberg mountains and overlooking the Maluti mountains.

The setting is simply picture perfect! The large gardens with green lawns and iceberg rose overlooking the dam gives an awesome background to your photo-setting. Here you awake every morning to absolute peace and tranquillity and the sound of a large variety of birds and absolute peace and tranquillity.

The Welgelegen ambience is the ultimate example of country elegance in the Eastern Free State with its Sandstone Mountains.

No matter what the occasion, no matter the season, Welgelegen Cherry Estate will always create unique memorable experiences!


About Us

The perfect place for an unforgettable experience!

Thinus and Elize Grobbelaar is a down to earth people from Gauteng Johannesburg who bought the farm in December 2008 and started farming and his wife talking care of the fruit processing factory in Edenvale Johannesburg. He brought with him a zest for life and agriculture with only a few concepts for cherry en apple farming.



Welgelegen specialises in fairy tale weddings. The unique property sets the tone for an unforgettable wedding! Management offers their personal involvement to ensure a memorable occasion for your special day. Weekend destination weddings are our specialty, and we have a passion to create dream weddings.

Welgelegen Cherry Estate is the perfect estate on an apple and cherry orchard for your exclusive event.



The same facilities used for weddings are also used for conferences and is situated right on the picturesque dam.

Combine the dam and the mountains, and you have an ideal venue for groups who are looking for a luxurious and relaxed conference facility and team building activities.


3.5 hours drive from Johannesburg.

Welgelegen Guest Farm waits to welcome you to its world of understated elegance, tranquillity and personalised attention and is a unique hideaway where comfort and professionalism are paramount. Their passion is to make you feel at home, a place to simply relax and unwind.