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Activities and Places of Interest

We are ideally situated close to the host of Midlands Meander restaurants ,crafts and shops ,golf courses, fishing spots, mountain bike trails and private schools.

General Interest

Abingdon Wine Estate

Vineyard & Fine Wines.


Exquisite Shoes and Leatherwork.

Spiral Blue

Exotic Eastern Jewellery & Clothing.

Wood Turner

Beautiful Wooden Vessels.

Shuttleworth Weaving

Carpet / Throws and Weavers at Work.

Ardmore Ceramic Art

Internationally Renowned Ceramics.

Midmar Dam

This large dam, which is only an easy 10.7 kms away, is well know for its water sport activities and fishing but particularly for the annual Midmar Mile and Tri-athlon events. Also a very good place to cycle and walk.

Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela

In the early “60’s Nelson Mandela was on “the run” from the authorities but was captured in Lions River, on the R103, on the 5th August 1962. On this exact site only 7.1 kms from us, a memorial to this event has been erected together with a Nelson Mandela museum



Mouth-Watering Swiss & German Sausages.

La Lampara

Authentic Italian Cuisine.

Caversham Mills

Contemporary Cuisine with Interesting Twists.

St Ives

A La Carte Restaurant.

Il Postino

Wonderfully Thin, Gorgeous Pizzas.

Tumble Downs

The Best Kept Secret in Natal.

Wake up to savour the silence.

Our cottages...

Rose Cottage
Lavender Cottage
Protea Cottage


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