Tourist Attractions in Bethal, Highveld & Cosmos, Mpumalanga

Tourist Attractions near Bethal, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Drakenstein - Secunda

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Secunda Duckpond

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Sunset Near Bethal Mpumalanga

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Bethal Attractions
National Potato Festival: less than 5 km

Kriel & Matla Coal Power Stations On Horizon

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Willow Creek Stables Arenas

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De Herberg Guest House
De Herberg Guest House in Bethal, Mpumalanga
De Herberg is a typical country Guest House, situated on the N17 route in Bethal, Mpumalanga, almost halfway between Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal or Swaziland. Business man, tourist or Polo cross player ……? This guest house is your spot. We provide a high s
Die Groen Koei B & B and Coffee Shop
Die Groen Koei B & B and Coffee Shop in Bethal, Mpumalanga
This luxurious guest house is situated in the heart of Cosmos Country in Bethal, Mpumalanga and boasts twenty comfortable en suite rooms, all with their own earthy décor. Most of the beautiful wooden furniture has been manufactured locally.
Bluegum Country Lodge
Bluegum Country Lodge in Bethal, Mpumalanga
There are a number of magnificent accommodation options available at Bluegum. The 20 en-suite rooms are decorated in African prints with a mixture of rich earthy colours

The town of Bethal was founded in 1880 and named after the wives of the original owners of the farm on which the town was established, Elizabeth and Alida. In 1904, Bethal was declared a municipality and Mr George Hutchinson was elected the first chairman of the Municipal Council of Bethal. 1905 the railway line from Springs to the Natal North coast reached Bethal and contributed to the prosperity of the town.Bethal now falls under the Govan Mbeki Local Municipality. The town is located on an important road junction, with seven roads converging here from all directions. There are three gold mines and a number of very large coal mines in the surrounding area.

The natural vegetation within the region is generally grassland, with isolated spots of shrubs and trees. Farming in the Bethal area comprises maize, potatoes and sunflowers, and the town is host to an annual Potato Festival.