Summer is the season of romance, and with warmer weather and longer days ahead, the Midlands Meander is a perfect getaway for you and your lover. Whether it be for the day or a weekend, there is plenty to do along the route that will guarantee a fun and memorable day enjoying the sunshine together.
5 Outdoor Stops Along the Midlands Meander That Are Perfect for Lovers
If you are looking for a fun day enjoying the countryside fresh air, pack up the car, grab your love and head up to the Midlands. For more exciting activities and places to see along the way, visit our blog..
1. Swissland Cheese
If you fancy the idea of a romantic picnic in the sun, Swissland Cheese should be first on your list of places to visit in the Midlands. Located atop a beautiful hill, purchase some freshly made goats cheese and a bottle of wine and spend the afternoon stretched out on a blanket taking in the breath-taking views.
Note: After you purchase your snacks and beverages, Swissland Cheese provide you with cutlery, plastic wine glasses, a cheese board and a blanket all packed with care in a picnic basket, ready for you to enjoy.
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2. Ashton Wold Estate
If you are looking for a rustic country getaway to help you forget the world for a while, then the Ashton Wold Estate is where you want to be. This self-catering farm is situated close to prime Midlands locations to ensure that in between relaxation, you can explore the gorgeous Midlands. Enjoy some down time fishing in the estates well-stocked dam, where you can fish for free if you are staying on site!
3. Midmar Dam Resort
Maybe you want to do less exploring of the Midlands and more relaxing while you enjoy one another’s company. The Midmar Dam Resort is an idealistic spot to spend the day or the weekend, where you can camp or stay in one of the quaint chalets. Bring your boat, or fish from the bank, enjoy a late afternoon walk followed by a braai and tranquil views.
4. Karkloof Canopy Tours
If you are a more adventurous couple, Karkloof Canopy Tours may be the activity for you. Enjoy the thrill of zip-lining through the gorgeous indigenous forest on 10 zip-lines, the longest being 200m long! The tour last approximately two hours where you will experience the adrenaline of soaring above the treetops, as well as enjoy some memorable sightings of a variety of forest creatures.
5. Sycamore Avenue Treehouses
Enjoy special quality time high above the rest of the world at the Sycamore Avenue Treehouses. With 6 treehouses to choose from, all uniquely designed, you can enjoy breath-taking Drakensberg sunsets, a spa bath, a cosy fireplace, as well as complimentary breakfasts and dinners. This unique weekend getaway will definitely leave you feeling relaxed and connected with your significant other.
Plan Your Romantic Midlands Meander Trip Today
With so many exciting stops to visit along the Midlands Routes, there is something for every couple. For any questions or queries, contact the Midlands Meander Offices today.