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Town Small Fort Cunynghame

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Located in South Africa :: Eastern Cape  :: Stutterheim
Category: Places :: Town Small

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Description [ correction ]

Fort Cunynghame is a small town situated 10 km north of Stutterheim on the national N6 highway. The area along the Fort Cunynghame Pass is known for its magnificent views over the forests. Fort Cunynghame derives its name from the small fort and telegraph office built in 1878 towards the end of 'The Last Frontier War', and which was named after Lieutenant General Sir Arthur Cunynghame who was appointed commander of the British forces in South Africa from 1874 to 1879. (Jan-17)

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  Amahlathi Local Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Contact :  Municipal Manager (Amahlathi Local Municipality)
Tel :  +27(0)43 683 5000

Directions [ correction ]

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station :  Yes   Police Telephone :  +27(0)43 683 2828
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone :  +27(0)43 683 1313
Doctor : Yes
Tourist Information :  Yes
Petrol :  Yes
Facilities :  Shops, Bank, ATM, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales

Activities [ correction ]
Tours and Excursions, Hiking Trails, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing, Boat Trips, Bird Watching, Photography
More Activities :  Scenic Drives. Bowling. Historical Excursions. Forest walks.
Notes on Activities :  Trout Fishing. Mountain Hiking. Nature Walks.

Travelling Information

Accommodation in Fort Cunynghame, estates along the Fort Cunynghame Pass and Stutterheim is available in guest houses, self catering and cottages. (Jan-17)

There are restaurant, coffee shops and take aways are available to visitors in the nearby town of Stutterheim. (Jan-17)

Hospital contact is for Stutterheim Hospital. It is the nearest hospital - 10 km from Fort Cunynghame. There is a Collets pharmacy in Stutterheim along Hill street, Tel: +27(0)43 683 1212. (Jan-17)

The SAPS contact added for the main Police station in Stutterheim. (Jan-17)

There is an FNB, Capitec and Standard banks and ATMs. Other ATMs are available in the nearby town of Stutterheim. (Jan-17)

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