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Stutterheim is situated at the foot of the eastern slopes of the Kologha mountains, a spur of the Amatola range, in the area of the East Cape Province which the British named "British Kaffraria". Blessed by the abundant natural beauty of its surrounding dams, hills, indigenous forests, farmland and forestry area's, Stutterheim is quiet perfection for hikers, mountain bikers, fishermen, birders, caravaners and campers. Being situated directly on the N6 to East London makes for easy access to the town and its surroundings. Established as a missionary station in 1837, the town has since grown to a community of 30 000. In the last decade our town has received widespread recognition for its achievements in community building, community development and sound local government. The town's primary industries are the surrounding farming and forestry area's and associated industries such as sawmilling (Rance Timber). The last two decades have also seen the development of a successful light manufacturing industry (Newden Products) and recently the establishment of a growing tourist industry for those interested in the outdoors. 


  • The Mgwali Village, where you can have a true Xhosa experience!!


  • Trout and bass fishing at the Gubu and Wiggleswade Dams

  • Golf and various sports at the Stutterheim Country Club

  • Hikes and walks through the indigenous forest and Amatola mountains