Holiday Highlights

Summer is far from over but most of us are still reminiscing over the festive season’s fun – or dreaming about the next holiday. As the grapes slowly ripened in the sun, there was a lot going on here at Lothian…   There were year events:       A 60th birthday party:   Pampering […]


15th annual Elgin Open Gardens

If you’ve got green fingers, love gardening or are looking for a great day out in the country, be sure to diarize this year’s Elgin Open Gardens. Less than an hour drive from Cape Town, you can enjoy access to a magnificent collection of 21 beautiful gardens in the Elgin-Grabouw, Vyeboom and Bot River areas. […]

Spring addition at Lothian's stables: little Shamira

New life at Lothian…

Spring is always a delightful time: the pruned vines start to sprout fresh green leaves and evidence of new life can be seen all over the farm. At the end of August, a beautiful filly Shamira was born to Amani.     Amani (meaning ‘hope and aspiration’) has been a rather grumpy horse who longed […]