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Hekpoort, West Rand, Gauteng Hekpoort is a beautiful farming valley, guarded by Barton’s Folly, a small blockhouse built during the South African War in 1901. The blockhouse is not the only protector of the valley – the magnificent Magaliesberg Mountain Range skirts the valley and endows it with beautiful views of its wooded flanks and flat dolomite top. Numerous riverine kloofs and gullies cut through the quartzite cliffs, providing a stunning playground for climbers and hikers. Nearby is the Mountain Sanctuary Park, ...

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