Clarens is the ‘jewel’ of the Eastern Free State province and if you choose a wedding venue in the small town your wedding ring won’t be the only jewel that’s a cut above the rest. As a Clarens wedding venue is a bride and grooms fairytale whether it’s an outdoor wedding out in the beauty of nature, which is apparent and abundant in the quaint countryside town. Whether near the town’s pristine rivers, dams or streams, in and amongst the towns ‘claim’ of having the most trees in the Free State province or an indoor wedding venue that’s built in sandstone, an architectural attraction that’s a geological feature inspired by the sandstone mountains in the area.
The wonderful climate that the town is known for also adds to its wedding venues whether surrounded by trees that change colour with each new season a wonderful display of colourful blossoms in spring time, an abundance of cosmos near the end of summer and shades of the season’s colours oranges, red and rustic brown of the Lombardy poplars in the autumn. Or the great backdrop views of the town’s main attractions the splendor of the Rooiberge a range encompassing the village, whilst further on towards the southeast, the mighty Maluti Mountains in shades of purple and blue in summer to the snow-clad slopes of winter.
The sandstone wedding venues also offer a golden backdrop with the sun illuminating on the buildings which adds to the colour of luxurious rich shades of brown and yellow to give a romantic appeal. Check out Mooigelegen and Sir Henry’s Guest House. Both venues also double up as honeymoon accommodations.
There’s also Mont d ‘Or Hotel to assist you in arranging your big day from your ceremony in the hotels chapel to your reception and the hotels offering of a special Honeymoon Package and Andes Clarens Wedding Venue for a wedding ceremony in a bush church next to the dam.