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t Nieuwoudtsville’s sandstone Dutch Reformed Church

Nieuwoudtville stands on semi-desert plains known as the Bokkeveld (Land of Antelope), after the herds of migratory wildlife it once attracted. Its cluster of sandstone buildings include a Neo-Gothic Dutch Reformed Church dating from 1906–7. Nieuwoudtville comes into its own in spring, when wildflower displays are dominated by the world’s largest diversity of geophytes (plants with bulbs, corms or tubers). The best wildflower routes vary by week and season, so seek local advice, ...

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