This statue depicts Reverend Andrew Murray in later life, sitting down to preach.
Reverend Murray moved to various congregations over the years and finally ended up in the Wellington church where he continued his work until his death in 1917. Imposing tombstones on the church premises bear names of prominent ministers and their families.
The house was built roughly 150 years ago and was first known as the Commercial Hotel, before it was sold in the late 1890s as a student boarding house.On market day people came from far and wide to buy and/ or sell goods.The Pick n Pay centre as it stands there today was the spot where the animals were kept on market days.Wellington boasts true country hospitality, some of the most idyllic wedding venues in the Cape Winelans, an award winning wine route, beautiful wine estates and accommodation to suit a variety of requirements and budgets. Wellington lies in a beautiful and fertile valley surrounded by mountains – with Groenberg to the North-East and beyond Limietbberg, the Hawequas and the two Sneeukoppe.Many thousands of years ago, the valley was inhabited by indegenous people, the San and Khoi-Khoi and relics of their implements are still found in the area.