Pig and Whistle

Old fashioned country charm and comfort. Established in 1832, this is South Africa’s oldest licensed premises. Family rooms, en-suite rooms, traditional old fashioned rooms with communical bathrooms, tours and picnics by arrangement. Stunning dining room and good olde pub fare. A National Monument, built by blacksmith Thomas Hartley.  In 1823, a farrier’s business was added.  In 1852 an accommodation wing was added.  Known previously as the Bathurst Inn, it was nicknamed the “Pig and Whistle” by men of the nearby 43 Air School in WWII.  Over the years many important people stayed here.