Michaelhouse, the Anglican Diocesan College of Natal, was founded in 1896 and is an internationally renowned boarding school for senior boys. Situated on a secure estate in the beautiful Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the school has a…
Lythwood Lodge nestles in the hills of the mystical Natal Midlands providing the perfect setting in a 275-acre estate, bordered by the Lions River and natural forest in the form of an amphitheatre. Lythwood Lodge offers a variety of accommodation, from self-catering cottages to executive suites. Each room has an en-suite bathroom with separate shower and bath (excluding the 2 wheelchair-adapted rooms which have a large shower area only) and a crackling fireplace. The furnishings are crafted from mahogany wood to an exceptionally high standard and provide an ambiance which is both tranquil and comfortable. Artwork adorning the walls boasts largely local artists works and varies from grand landscape designs, to more intimate animal or bird designs. In-Room Facilities As part of our exceptional service each room has local fresh fruit, homemade biscuits, tea and coffee facilities and satellite television. Each room has a deposit box for valuables. Laundry service, shoe cleaning and room service are available. The lodge is covered by a Wi-Fi network that enables you to stay in touch whilst resting or conferencing in the tranquil Midlands. Facilities Our main formal lounge, bar and restaurant have spectacular views of the gardens and amphitheatre surrounding the lodge, with […]
Structures of steel, glass, sleeper wood and stone overlook four inter-leading dams, which become enormous mirrors at sunset. Netherwood caters for large and boisterous 250 guest weddings, through to even the most intimate of gatherings. An authentic farm experience awaits you and your guests as you indulge in a weekend full of festivities. Viewings by appointment only.
We are a family-run wine estate, who grow and make our wine on the farm. Experience a unique KZN certified wine tasting and cellar tour in our beautifully newly built wine cellar at Piggly Wiggly.
With panoramic views of the Drakensberg Mountains, in a tranquil country setting, the feeling of relaxation and romance is almost tangible. We have five luxurious self-catering lodges which are set on the Invermooi Angus Stud farm in the foothills of the majestic Drakensberg, 22 km’s outside of Nottingham Road KZN. Invermooi Estate has established numerous self-catering lodges to cater for a picturesque and peaceful getaway from the city, providing numerous activities. An ideal setting for relaxation and the enjoyment of the outdoors. Invermooi Estate Lodges are conveniently situated around Invermooi Estate to give our guests the privacy they require when experiencing the wonderful facilities including fly fishing, hiking and relaxing in beautiful surroundings. Our lodges are exquisitely furnished for the comfort of our visitors. Invermooi Estate is a premier trout fishing holiday venue. The location is ideal for both anglers and non-anglers alike. The Estate has 2 dams, McNab and Malachite and 8km of river fishing. Set on a working farm, it is a great place to enjoy the countryside, watch the birds and other wildlife, as well as to fish. There is plenty to do for family and friends in the surrounding area, and the local Nottingham Road village […]
Following a farm to table approach, the Fork n’ Cleaver serves the very best beef that Netherwood Farm has to offer. Grass-fed, hormone-free Angus and Wagyu cuts are served with simple and satisfying sides. Make sure to sample Happy Days Craft Beer and Blueberry Gin as you unwind and watch the long-horned cattle graze in the sunset. Bookings are essential.
Blueberry Café captures the essence of the midlands with its picturesque Drakensberg mountain views, addictive coffee, and delicious café style menu. The famous Blueberry Cheesecake, floating gardens and a loo with a view make Blueberry Café, a must-visit destination. Bookings are essential
Themba Creations is a community-based initiative supporting women in Mooi River who are grass mat makers, seamstresses & crocheters. Thier work can be viewed at the Midlands Meander Association Information Centre and Gallery at based at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site. Themba Creations is Funded by the N3TC emerging Artist & crafter Programme.
Bosch Hoek Lodge offers 12 Luxury appointed rooms set in a tranquil setting surrounded by diverse shrubbery and trees as well as inquisitive Vervet Monkeys, Grey Crowned Cranes, Bush Buck and Reed Buck. Enjoy Breakfast warming up in the sun while enjoying views of the surrounding wildlife.
Siyaphambili Disabled Crafts is a co-operative group of disabled basket weavers. Their work can be viewed at the Midlands Meander Association Information Centre & Gallery at based at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site. Shiyase Disabled Crafts is Funded by the N3TC emerging Artist & crafter Programme.
If you are starting your meander from Howick Tweedie Junction should be your first stop. We have tried to create a place reminiscent of the old meander when you traveled from farm to farm to see crafters at work and buy their wares. Sample a delicious coffee followed by a home cooked breakfast at the coffee shop. If you are a late riser you may prefer a light lunch instead. There is a delightful courtyard surrounded by owner run interesting shops. You will find talented women working away making Morano glass beads or mosaicing an old birdbath turning it into an artistic treasure. They give one on one classes where you can learn their crafts. Or come with a group and spend the morning at the centre learning something new. A leather shop sells handcrafted bags, belts, shoes and Nguni skins. If it is a gift you are looking for one of the shops has a large selection of locally manufactured items, previously loved clothing as well as old enamel and other interesting treasures. There is a deli if you are looking for trout, homemade ice cream and more locally produced goodies. Here too you will find an artist at […]
Nguni & Aloe @ Linga Lapa have a wide rage of gifts & local crafts. Nguni hides, leather goods, ladies knitwear, handcrafted jewellery, local art and Jim Green footwear. Also stockist of indigenous aloes and many other plants at our nursery. Visit us for a personalized shopping experience.
Sharing a passion for food and hospitality, Werner & Michele invite you to indulge in the dining pleasures of the country enjoying the panoramic views of both the Kamberg Mountains & Karkloof Valley. With the ethos of freshly prepared and tastefully presented meals, we create a full dining experience for family – young and old. email@example.com www.tumbledowns.co.za