Swellendam is at the intersection of Routes N2 and N15
Swellendam is 220Km [137mi] east of Cape Town (approximately 2 hours drive), and also 2 hours west of Knysna * (1½ hrs from Mossel Bay) if arriving from the opposite direction. Drive (on the LEFT side of the road!) from Cape Town along Route N2 over Sir Lowry's Pass towards Swellendam. Take the 'Swellendam West' exit (R60 to Ashton, left), and continue 300m [1,000ft] until you reach a 4-way stop sign. Turn right into Voortrekstraat (which is the main street of the town) and then continue for approximately 4Km to where the road forks. Bear left, following the sign for 'Caravan Park,'' taking you into Van Oudtshoornweg. Follow the sign for Braeside Guest House (about 300m ahead).You will see the house at the 3-way stop at the next left turn (entrance on Tilneystraat).