Fifteen kilometers to the south of Scottburgh lies the tranquil little village of Pennington, originally a farm owned by the Pennington family. The village is set in a most attractive forested region along the coast.
There is excellent diving and trips may be taken to the world famous Aliwal Shoal just a few kilometers off the coast. There is good salt and fresh water fishing to be had in this area, as well as some excellent surfing.
March of 2010 will see the first Pennington Eco Easter Festival take place, running over a period of 6 days with a focus on highlighting various environmental issues such
as water and animal conservation, and recycling, while also featuring an interesting variety of family entertainment and activities. Admission to the Pennington Eco Easter festival is free, and festival goers will be taken on a thought provoking, educational experience not to forget featuring a water wise & gardening market, bird watching walks and hikes along the areas magnificent beaches and various nature trails, as well as talks on recycling and conservation.
On the entertainment side of the festival, there will be a wide variety of competitions which will include childrens poster making, photography, sand sculpture competitions and even a mountain bike race. Other attractions at the festival include Zulu dancing and choir performances, Zulu Arts & Crafts flea market, a Celebrity Chef cook-off and a treasure hunt.
For food enthusiasts, the Pennington Eco Easter festival will provide much temptation for the taste buds in the form of a good food market, but for those cant wait to satisfy their appetites, there will also be a Potjiekos competition with live music, food & beer-garden, a fish braai on the beach, traditional Zulu foods and picnics and bonfires on the beach. The festival starts on 22 April. For more details take a look at www.pennington.org.za or email firstname.lastname@example.org .