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Royal Barrydale - the event for all Royal Enfield Enthusiasts

Royal Barrydale

24th - 26th March 2023, Barrydale

March 2023 sees the first annual event of Royal Enfields riding into the town of Barrydale, changing the name of this small Klein Karoo village to Royal Barrydale for a weekend.

Royal Barrydale is a two day celebration of the Royal Enfield motorcycle and the riders that give that brand its adventurous reputation.

RETZA will host a group ride out of Cape Town on the 24th March, starting at 10am at RETZA! A special 3-for-2 Royal Enfield rental package will be available for the weekend! So come and join us for the ride!

The Ride starts on Friday 24th March at RETZA! Download the event schedule & itinerary below:


About the event

Ride with us to Barrydale and join some shorter scheduled rides in Barrydale to explore the Klein Karoo

Sign up for the Royal Barrydale Passport! This passport will also be your entry ticket to the Royal Ball on Saturday evening

Friday will be a social evening in the Hotel bar with live music.

At 3pm on Saturday we will showcase some Royal Enfield short films in our movie house for those who like to take it slow.

On Saturday, the Mad Hatter's Royal Ball kicks off with a live band, followed by prize giving for the highest completion of the Barrydale Passport

Your Royal Passport to Barrydale

You will receive your Royal Passport on arrival and this booklet will serve as your ticket to specials at selected establishments on a variety of products including milkshakes at Diesel & Crème, Food & Drinks at local bars and restaurants and discounted rates on biltong and droewors at our local butcher.

This passport will also be your entry ticket to the Royal Ball on Saturday evening, at the prize giving we will have a draw where you can win a prize for completing your passport by visiting all the businesses listed.

Bring a ID sized photo of your steed to complete your personal Royal Passport.


The venue

The recently renovated 4 Star Karoo Art is the central cog in the Royal Enfield wheel for Royal Barrydale. Be as close to the action as you can possible get by reserving one of the hotels beautifully decorated rooms.

Should you not manage to get into the hotel itself Barrydale is a small village and other quality village accommodation options are all within an easy walk of the Karoo Art as party central

Barrydale offers a wide range of lovely accommodations. Pick your favourite from the many Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Hotels.

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