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The Donkin Heritage Trail

Posted by PE Travel Blogger on Fri October 31, 2014 in Events in Port Elizabeth .

The Donkin Heritage Trail links 51 places of historical interest in the old Hill area of central Port Elizabeth. Belvedere & Doncaster Cottages are situated very close to this MUST SEE trail.Explore the Donkin Heritage Trail

If you want to get to know Port Elizabeth on a personal level, take on the five-kilometre trail that follows in the footsteps of the 1820 Settlers. It links no less than 47 national monuments and historical sites in central Port Elizabeth and is named after the acting governor of the Cape Colony at the time, Sir Rufane Donkin. Whether you like historical tours or not, this trail includes some fascinating facts about the area that will enlighten you about the city. Points of interest along the trail are signposted with information boards, making the trail very easy to self-navigate and a pretty neat way to get you walking around town.

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