Don't just limit yourself to Ladismith, because Western Cape contains plenty of cultural and scenic attractions which await the savvy traveler. Laingsburg, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the southeast, and Gondwana Game Reserve, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southwest of Ladismith are good spots to check out if you have the time.
Trying local food is an excellent way to get to know about an area. So, make sure you visit some of the region's eating establishments. Karoo lamb and also venison are commonly used in cooking here. Refresh your palette with a beer. Aardwolf is a popular option. Savour a Pinotage or Sauvignon Blanc. Both are pleasant to enjoy with a meal.
The 30th of November is the time when many people in South Africa celebrate St Andrews Day, so keep an eye out for special events and festivities if you happen to be staying in Western Cape at that time.
Always remember, travel adventures are one of the rare things that increases your wealth. Your time in Western Cape, will leave you with memories you'll forever treasure.