Situated in a beautiful valley, our guest house will delight your senses. The 16-hectare property and surrounding area provide great opportunities for walking, biking and birding in a picturesque setting. Stylish, comfortable accommodation, warm ambiance, delicious meals and an excellent selection of wines await you.
Ellingtons Restaurant & Café is a modern contemporary restaurant with an A La Carte menu offering a choice of local cuisine Our Sunday Lunch has become an institution for travelers in and around the Hilton Village area. Join us for a fireside dinner or one of our signature drinks.
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.
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
Crossways Pub and Restaurant was established in 1909 and is situated in the heart of Hilton and is the start of the Midlands Meander. We offer a friendly, cozy atmosphere with our Family orientated Pub and restaurant, Offering kiddies play area, traditional pub lunches, and wood fire pizzas.
Experience old-world charm in the Pietermaritzburg Midlands. Situated right on the doorstep of the Midlands Meander, the four-star architectural showpiece that is ANEW Hotel Hilton, the elegant and upmarket hotel consisting of 97 rooms and boasts all the modern amenities expected from vacationing families and businessmen alike.
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
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 […]
Our exciting ‘Ethnicks’ shop in Howick is jam-packed with our own individual stunning ‘Ethnicks Beadwork’ ranges designed, developed & produced in collaboration with over 30 Zulu rural women in addition to a very comprehensive selection of other gifts, curios & handmade crafts well suited to both locals and overseas tourists. Click Here To View our Brochure: Item Brochure
A fresh produce market showcasing local growers & producers. Find a selection of locally grown, hand-made produce including organic & artisanal products. There is ample seating & a variety of breakfast & coffee stalls to choose from. Enjoy the morning with family & friends in a child-friendly environment.
Swissland Cheese is an established, unique enterprise that pioneered in 1992 by Francine Isaac. The opportunity presented itself in those years when Fran’s Family background of dairy farming and her own passion for the farm life she grew up with, came together just before the time when the only cheeses available and know to the South African public, was the Annatto coloured Cheddar and Gouda. At the same time, cheeses such as Camembert and Brie paved the way for an interest and demand for different styles of cheeses in South Africa. It was the beginning of a new food culture, where healthy wholesome foods were being sought after. This also collided at the start of the well known Midlands Meander tourist route, incorporating artists, artisan and agri-tourism. A route that has become popular in providing and sharing an insight to the lives of these people and the beautiful area in which they live in. The Natal Midlands’ rolling green hills and the lovely farm where Fran grew up, provided a spring burst for her passion and a healthy farm life for her own children. The high hill where the Saanen Goats roam and the valleys that stretch below is where Swissland grew into a fairytale following the […]