15km from the village of Stanford and a short distance from the Salmonsdam Nature Reserve at the junction of the back road leading to Gansbaai/Elim and Sandies Glen, you will find Willowdale Farm. Situated 3km from Beloftebos Wedding Venue, Willowdale Farm is a working sheep farm with a small indigenous tree nursery. There is a restaurant and venue hire on the farm (Oom Tat se Winkel) with self-catering accommodation in the form of restored and renovated labourer’s cottages for hire.
There is an abundance of birds including Fish Eagles, various raptors, owls, ducks, etc as well as tortoises, small buck and plenty of reptiles. The elusive nocturnal visitors include Cape leopards, lynxes, honey badgers and porcupine.