Points Of Interest Near Winterton Country Lodge@Rose Cottage, Winterton

The Winterton Museum

1.8km North of Winterton Country Lodge@Rose Cottage

The Winterton Museum provides visitors with an interesting destination, located in the scenic Drakensberg. The museum was officially opened in 1993, by Sheila Henderson. The museum is located on Church street, and showcases the history of the local...

Drakensberg Boys Choir

1.8km North of Winterton Country Lodge@Rose Cottage

The Drakensberg Boys' Choir was founded in 1965, and had a total of twenty students. The goal was to create a multiracial, multicultural choir school that would rival the Vienna Boys' choirs. The group now boasts international acclaim, and is...

Drakensberg Polar Bear Swim Challenge

7.1km North West of Winterton Country Lodge@Rose Cottage

 In aid of the Estcourt and District SPCA The Dragon Peaks Dam in the KwaZulu Natal Drakensberg is home to the annual Estcourt Polar Bear Swim. The event is staged to raise funds for the Estcourt SPCA, and requires participants brave the frigid...

Thokozisa Lifestyle Centre

12.4km North West of Winterton Country Lodge@Rose Cottage

Hidden in the heart of the KwaZulu Natal Drakensberg's Champagne Valley, located about ten kilometers from Winterton on the R600, visitors will find the Thokozisa Lifestyle Centre. The charming centre, which is covered by a thatched roof, was designed...

Battle of Spioenkop

14.6km North West of Winterton Country Lodge@Rose Cottage

The Battle of Spioenkop was the second attempt of determined British commander-in-chief General Buller to relieve the siege of Ladysmith. After the unsuccessful first attempt at Colenso Buller desperately needed a victory, and concentrated on the far...

Arthur Creswell Memorial Marathon

19.5km North West of Winterton Country Lodge@Rose Cottage

The Annual Arthur Creswell Memorial Marathon starts in Bergville at the farmers hall, in the KwaZulu Natal Drakensberg, and ends in Ladysmith. The 52km ultra-marathon is set over a relatively easy course, however one point, Childs Hill, located...

Monks Cowl Nature Reserve

25.1km North West of Winterton Country Lodge@Rose Cottage

Monk's Cowl is named after the peak located between the towering mountains of Champagne Castle and Cathkin Peak, and makes a portion of the two hundred and forty three thousand hectare Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park. Monk's Cowl is the access point for...

World's View

26.5km North of Winterton Country Lodge@Rose Cottage

World's View is located in the Zwartkops mountain range, three kilometres west of Pietermarizburg, and marks the location where many Voortrekker wagons, arriving in Natal in the late 1830's, began their descent into Pietermaritzburg. In what became...

Colenso Museum

29.6km North of Winterton Country Lodge@Rose Cottage

The Colenso Museum, also known as the R.E Stevenson Museum is housed in the Old Toll House, and was erected in 1879 as the house of the Bulwer Bridge. The military historian Dr R.E. Stevenson after whom the museum is named, made a study of the battles...

Swartkop Challenge

30.4km North of Winterton Country Lodge@Rose Cottage

The Swartkop Challenge is an extreme sport event which takes place each year at the site of the Anglo-Boer War Battle of Wagon Hill, also known as Platrand, near Ladysmith. The event sees teams of twenty members, and two leaders, each hauling a 1,300...