Category: Community Projects


At Cornerway House, we have always been very concerned about our waste footprint and conserving the natural beauty of our world, Plettenberg Bay, in particular. After hosting Zero Waste guru, Bea Johnson on her tour of South Africa last year and hosting exteme hiker, Antonio da Silva-Swart during his coastal clean-up ... Read More
June 11, 2018Cornerway House


Every year, 8 million tons of plastic are dumped into our oceans. There is a vast swathe of debris, known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, scattered across the ocean in an area roughly the size of Texas – a fatal trap for any marine life unfortunate enough to stray ... Read More
May 3, 2018Cornerway House


Today we’re going to share one of our favourite Plett secrets – the Harkerville Coastal Hike. If you’re a walker, birder, photographer, nature-lover, hiker or trail runner, then you will want to make time to explore the coastal area around Kranshoek.
May 9, 2016CWH1357


A huge floral attraction of South Africa’s Southern Cape coast is our endemic Fynbos. Fynbos, from the Dutch fynbosch, directly translated as “fine bush” is actually a shrubland found only along a small coastal belt of the Southern Cape coast from the Cape to Port Elizabeth.
March 29, 2016CWH1357


It is with great excitement that we welcome Patrick Mavros to Plett. It was Robin Pelham-Reid the owner of Cornerway House that had the great idea to have an exhibition to raise funds for Plett Aid Foundation/ Hospice Plett - an initiative that is very close to our hearts ... Read More
March 18, 2015CWH1357



Plett in July

Plettenberg Bay is bursting with wonderful things to do at this time of the year. We are in the middle of the July holidays and Plett is having a MAD Festival.
July 21, 2014CWH1357


In 2011, Plettenberg bay hosted South Africa’s first international Land Art event presented by Site Specific. The artist–led project was conceived by Strijdom van der Merwe and Anni Snyman in an attempt to create more opportunities for Land Art in South Africa.
August 2, 2013CWH1357


Last year in October 2012, the WIN WIN SWOP SHOP was launched, in the Industrial Area. A pilot project for the Qolweni, Bossiesgif and Pine Tree areas. Similar successful projects are in existance in other towns. Hopefully soon it will be able to expand into other improvished areas in the ... Read More
April 26, 2013CWH1357