In the heart of South Africa’s champion racehorse stud, amid the sun-drenched valleys of Giant’s Castle, lies Hartford House – in a world of heroic battles, picturesque mountain passes, arts and crafts and famous schools and colleges. One of the country’s most beautiful properties, Hartford and its spectacular gardens were home to the last prime minister of the Colony of Natal.
Dine at the table of thoroughbred lore, recall the memories of royal visits and feast on the region’s finest produce. Spring and summer are heralded by daffodils, flowering cherries and ancient roses , autumn and winter are celebrated in perfect days and with roaring log fires.
Wander through the 3 000-acre conservancy on foot or on horseback, cast a line in tranquil waters or relax to a treatment in our Wellness Centre.
Home to celebrated Chef Jackie Cameron, our restaurant was voted as “Eat Out” Top Five in SA.