From Ashton, the major city of Cape Town is approximately 95 miles (153 kilometers) to the west.
There is no need to limit yourself to the attractions of Ashton because the surrounding region has been blessed with a treasure-trove of wonderful cities, attractions and landscapes. Swellendam, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest, and Touws River, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the south of Ashton are worth visiting if you're keen to explore this region further.
When you are ready to head further afield beyond Ashton, why not check out the nearest center. Franschhoek is approximately 55 miles (89 kilometers) away and is home to sights such as L'Ormarins Estate Wines, La Motte Estate and Allee Bleue Estate. Backsberg Estate Cellars, Huguenot Monument and Solms-Delta Wine Estate are other good places to visit.
Much of the appeal of traveling to a new place is discovering new flavors, tastes and aromas. So don't miss the chance to visit the region's restaurants. Some of the variety of ingredients frequently used in this part of the world are Karoo lamb and venison. Enjoy a Aardwolf while you're in Western Cape. This is one of the region's most common beers. Don't consider that a meal should be enjoyed without wine? Taste Pinotage or Sauvignon Blanc, two regional favourites.
Your time in Ashton will provide you with amazing photos and wondrous memories to keep forever.