Corbelled House near Carnarvon
Carnarvon is situated in the Karoo region of the Northern Cape province. It is surrounded by the low Karoo Hills.
Carnarvon weatherCARNARVON WEATHER
The town has a chequered history and was originally known as Harmsfontein but it was renamed by the British to honour Lord Carnarvon who was the British Colonial Secretary.
Carnarvon has a lot of old houses and one can do the 'Historic Houses Trail'. One can also visit the Carnarvon Nature Reserve.
References and further readingThe Pictorial Motoring Atlas of South Africa - Author: Maxwell Leigh - Published: 1987 - Page: 50
Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Published: 1991 - Page: 156
go! - Issue 124 - Author: - Published: 2016 - Page: 111
On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 1995 - Page: 307
Country Life - Issue 187 - Author: - Published: 2012 - Page: 30
Book of the Road - 4th edition - Author: MapStudio - Published: 2019 - Page: 112
Caravan & Outdoor Life - Issue 652 - Author: - Published: 2016 - Page: 57
Conollys Guide to Southern Africa - 2nd edition - Author: Denis Conolly - Published: 1982 - Page: 351