Chart Farm: Pick Roses at this Scenic Wynberg Destination

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Nothing says “summer” like the heavenly scent of roses.

A fragrant bunch of hand-picked wild roses is the acme of luxury. In our books, anyway. So, why not spoil a friend or loved one with a beautiful bouquet? Of course, you’ll need to pick them first…

The power of flowers

Chart Farm, a peaceful property in Wynberg a mere 15-minute drive from the CBD, is home to a large garden filled with a variety of roses in almost every colour you can imagine. It also happens to be the only place in the Cape peninsula where you can pick your own, from mid-October right up until end-May.

Chart Farm Wynberg

On arrival, the farm will lend you a pair of secateurs and bucket to use for picking, before you head into the garden. Pick-your-own roses cost R6.50 each, while ready-picked stems – for those not keen on doing their own picking – go for R7.50 each.

When you’re done picking roses…

Have a cup of tea and scones at The View coffeeshop – it serves breakfast and lunch, and an array of cakes that you can enjoy while taking in the scent of roses and views of the Constantia Valley. There’s also a farm stall next door, where you can also stock up on tasty treats to take home.


Chart Farm, Klaassens Road Wynberg Park, Wynberg Cape Town 2090


021 761 0434 (The View coffee shop)


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Time of publication: 21 December 2020