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Each season brings new colour to the garden

  Although our oak tree (which is the origin of Liz at Lancaster’s acorn logo) is dropping leaves at an alarming rate causing Thandie, Zac, Alick and Catherine the Sisyphian task of never-ending leaf sweeping , other plants are in full bloom. Our  indigenous pavement garden has wonderful colour accents with the  flame fingers of [...]

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Liz at Lancaster wins 2013 Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor

We’re delighted to have received this news today: TripAdvisor is delighted to recognise Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse with a 2013 Certificate of Excellence.This prestigious award, which places you inthe top-performing 10% of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor, is given tobusinesses that consistently earn high ratings from TripAdvisor travellers.

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A sign in a rubbish bin!

Liz at Lancaster has just received a new batch of house wine: a cabernet sauvignon/merlot  red from Stellenbosch and a Chenin blanc white.  These are very drinkable wines at reasonable prices R52 a bottle for the red and R45 for the white. Recently, we had guests who were off to Kruger after staying here and [...]

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The Phoenix arises – 54 on Bath

The Grace hotel in Rosebank started as part of the Brand’s family-owned and run group of hotels.  The first of these hotels was the Mount Grace in the Magaliesberg.   In 1983 Chippy Brand and his wife, Cynthia, with no training in the hospitality industry, transformed the venue from a run-down church camp into a popular [...]

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Talking to plants works!

In November last year, parts of the Johannesburg Parks region were hit by a   devastating hail storm -  large hail stones fell with a ferocious intensity.  They shredded leaves of agapanthus and arums, as well large robust trees, and reduced every impatience and begonia plant  to a bruised and damaged lone green stalk.  Of course [...]

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