Renowned for its spectacular dolomite rock formations, many springs, Karee and Wild Olive trees, Campbell has a multifaceted history and has been home to San, Korana and, later, Griqua settlers drawn by the springs.
Aloe Nature ReserveA kloof on the edge of the Ghaap Plateau, now the Aloe Nature Reserve, is mentioned in accounts by early travellers including Burchell and Andrew Smith.
Anglo-Boer WarVisit Fabersput Battlefield, the monument to Kasie Briedenham and grave of Oupa Swartbooi (British spy). Tel 053 298 2364.
Bartlett’s ChurchCompleted in 1831 and proclaimed a national monument in 1960, it is one of the oldest churches north of the Orange River. Reverends Robert Moffat and David Livingstone both preached from its pulpit.
Griqua RebellionPlace of the battle between the Settlers and the Griquas in 1878.
Holy Ark WoodTrees and succulents.
School BuildingBuilt in 1880, now used as community offices.
Tuff WaterfallFalls and fountain.
Wagon TractsMade by pioneer and itinerant traders.
Wildspan Eco-Historical ToursTel 053 298 2364.
Hendrik van Eck
Tel 053 298 2364