Ann Bryant Art Gallery

Eastern Cape

This mixed late Victorian and early Edwardian mansion has a good collection of South African paintings from landscapes to city scenes, featuring the likes of Pierneef and Cecil Skotnes plus contemporary local work. Pick up a catalogue on the way in. There’s a small coffee shop in the coach house.

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Nearby Eastern Cape attractions

1. East London Museum


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2. Nahoon Beach

3.16 MILES

This pristine beach will appeal to sunbathers and surfers alike, and it's usually uncrowded. There are lifeguards on duty, and there's a surf school here…

3. Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve

15.34 MILES

The private Inkwenkwezi is well worth a visit (or a stay). It's beautiful, upmarket, well organised and features the Big Five (although the elephants and…