Winterton is a picturesque farming village nestled in the foothills of the majestic Drakensberg. Both tourists and holiday makers
can enjoy the splendours and activities of the Drakensberg as well as the cultural and historical sites in this interesting district of uThukela,
named after the dramatic river that runs through it.
The month of July sees the annual Winterton Street Carnival
taking place in Winterton. The main street is closed for the day, to play host to a vibrant mix of
musicians, local artists, food stalls and craft manufacturers.
The Winterton area is also home to a number of historical sites of interest which
include the Marianne Church Ruins, which has been declared a national monument. The Winterton Museum
on Church Street displays the progress of farming in the area throughout the years, and a unique gallery of San paintings.
Activities near Winterton
- 18-hole golf course
- trout and bass fishing
- mountain hikes
- arts & crafts trail
- Spioenkop Nature Reserve
- Anglo-Boer battlefields
- Drakensberg Boys Choir