Fiddlewood Fields is a beautiful guest house, set in quiet, lush gardens in the city of Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.


Now owned and managed by Kurt & Ros Schwechheimer, the accommodation options are suitable for individuals, couples, friends and families. We are located close to St Andrew's College, St Andrew's Prep, DSG and are a short drive away from Kingswood College and Rhodes University.





We offer a full English breakfast by arrangement, which is served on your terrace, weather permitting.



Our enchanting garden offers privacy to all rooms and cottages and is home to many different bird varieties.

Free WiFi


Free WiFi is available on request.

Daily Housekeeping


All accommodation is serviced daily.




Educational Interest


SciFest Africa, South Africa's National Science Festival is held annually in March with an emphasis on promoting science, technology and innovation. Grahamstown is also home to the Albany Museum.

Cultural Sites


Visit the National English Literary Museum, known as one of South Africa's literary treasures. Located on the Rhodes University  campus, this impressive building has won a '5-star green' construction rating.

National Arts Festival


Held in June/July over 11 days ,and also known as the Grahamstown Festival, the National Arts Festival is the biggest annual celebration of the arts on the African continent.


"We had a lovely stay in this beautiful cottage. What an amazing combination of modern, vintage and classy design, with a gorgeous garden. Good hospitality, service and food. Thank you for the stay. It was a pleasure indeed!

— Sharhidd & Fahiema