Amazing Antbear Lodge An Eco-Experience

An eco-friendly experience – close to the Drakensberg. This lodge is the perfect place to connect with nature and relax. This secluded guest lodge is situated on the scenic route towards the mighty Giants Castle. Built by Andrew and Conny Attwood the lodge was built according to natural and eco-friendly princples. Hay bale walls and […]

Hillfold Pottery Guru On The Midlands Meander

Lindsay Scott’s Hillfold Pottery studio is one of those unassuming gems of the Midlands Meander. Scott was one of the original founders of the Midlands Meander and his original style of ceramics and unique salt glazing techniques have earned him a reputation as a leading South African ceramicist. He has built his own high temperature ovens and […]

Cafe Bloom – Bloomin Marvellous!

Distinguished by its charming decor and delicious treats and goodies, Cafe Bloom is a stop on the Midlands Meander that is well worth making. Pass the time with a leisurely breakfast or enjoy a mid-morning snack (the brownies are rumoured to be particularly tasty!). When you’ve satisfied your appetite, why not browse the lovely botanical […]

Fan-Tash-tic fudge – to die for

One of the nicest things about the Midlands is that it is the home of the best fudge. Tasha’s Fantastic Fudge is a home business that has grown phenomenally and become a local institution. Known for its innovation and good old fashioned flavour this sweet story of success has gone from strength to strength. Tasha […]

Magic at Millgate and the Mole

Millgate Cottage along the R103 is one of the Midlands Meander’s long standing members and the owners Jean and Ben Temkin came to the Midlands from Johannesburg and fell in love with the area. Both of them are published authors,  and in the late 1990s they had spent some time abroad and when they returned […]

Culamoya Chimes Songs of the wind

Lola and Frik Haupt believe the wind speaks and their wind chimes respond to it, on their Lidgetton property at the top of a small hill, the sound of musical notes float out over the countryside. It is not only the chimes that make this scenic spot a charming place to visit, but the garden […]