Gay’s Guernsey Dairy offers a selection of handmade cheeses and yoghurts made from raw, full cream Guernsey cow's milk and a selection of fine meat cuts. Together with a natural cheese making process, the natural Karoo veld provides optimum grazing for their animals and their pigs are fed on whey from the dairy.
Home to the oldest Angora stud in South Africa, Prince Albert is also at the center of the mohair producing region of South Africa of which 90% of mohair sold world-wide is Cape Mohair. Visit 'Karoo Looms' or the 'Prince of Africa' for a variety of luxurious mohair products and rugs.
Take home the local produce of Prince Albert Olives and discover a well-balanced, soft, medium style Extra Virgin Olive Oil with good, green fruit, grass and artichoke plus a hint of ripe olives. Sold in an attractive tin, once you have consumed its gold medal quality olive oil, recycle it as a quirky planter or stylish ice bucket for you home patio.
Don’t miss this chance to take a piece of the Karoo home with you until you perchance to visit again. Visit Avoova for a world-famous selection of homeware and luxury African gifts made from intricate designs in ostrich shell.
While staying @ De Bergkant Lodge you will have a chance to see some of their beautiful decorative items placed in the rooms, hanging on your room keyring and on the toiletries tray in the en suite bathrooms.
Happy to fill you in with all the delectable art history and future investment possibilities of the art world however is Kurt from Watershed. Situated inside a beautifully restored Victorian house typical of the architecturally rich town of Prince Albert, Watershed is a haven in which to browse and buy interior design, art, furniture and fashion artfully displayed throughout its four interlinked showrooms.
Along with an impressive collection of retro furniture, Watershed houses selected prints of world-renowned photographer Jürgen
Schadeberg and the Karoo Collection, a showcase of local artists’ work.
Schadeberg is the Berlin-born photographer who snapped
many famous Drum magazine covers in
the 1950s, as well as almost all of the remaining photographs of Nelson Mandela before he was imprisoned.
Framed copies and other memorabilia of the Drum covers are available for sale at the Watershed, which lays claim to house the only exclusive gallery of the works of internationally acclaimed photographer Jürgen Schadeberg in the world.