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Location & Contact Details
Address: Ardmore Farm, D275, Opposite "The Nest Hotel", Off R600, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Contact : Paul or Sue
Tel : +27-36-4681314
Fax : +27-36-4681241
Cell : +27-83-7891314

Ardmore Guest Farm is situated in the Champagne valley of the central Drakensberg, just below the majestic Champagne Castle and Cathkin Peak Mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
 Ardmore has 16 beautiful units to choose from and we cater for groups of all sizes. We have 1, 2 or 3 bedroom units either in our renovated garden facing studios or our lovely cottages that face South Africa's highest peaks. All of our units have en-suite bathrooms with Jacuzzi spa baths, tea/coffee making facilities, and wood-burning fireplaces with a complimentary bundle of wood provided.
 You can choose to book your accommodation on either a bed and breakfast basis, or to include a 4 course lantern lit dinner. Of course, every morning is kicked off with a sumptuous breakfast to set you up for a day of exploring.
 The guesthouse has a guest lounge with log fire place and stunning views of the mountains, a lovely dining room, TV. room and a cozy pub.
 Ardmore has a Mountain View swimming pool, a large dam for fishing (bass)& bird watching; or explore our surrounding hills on foot or on our mountain bikes. (Bikes and fishing rods are available to guests at no extra charge). If you are interested in art there is the craft centre on the farm, or explore the arts and craft centres along the Drakensberg Drive.
 There are many activities in the valley, golf is popular and the valley boasts 2 golf courses – one 18 hole championship course and the other a 9 hole course. Also available is tennis, trout and bass fishing and for the more daring - white water rafting. Horse riders are spoilt for choice with 5 places to ride, one of them is in Spioenkop Game Park (only 1/2 hour drive from the farm) where you ride amongst the giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and rhino or alternatively just take a leisurely drive through the game park
 Local places of interest include Anglo/Boer war battle field sites such as Spioenkop Battlefield and Winston Churchill's capture and ambush site, bushman paintings, Drakensberg Boy's Choir, a weaving workshop and a falconry display centre, all just a short drive from Ardmore.
 All four major credit cards are accepted. We look forward to hearing from you.
 Mike, Carol and the team

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Recommended
  • Tourism Grading - 3 Stars
  • babysitting service
  • bar fridge
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • bowls (less than 5km)
  • childrens swimming pool
  • communal TV lounge
  • conference venue onsite
  • DSTV in communal area
  • electronic safe
  • fireplace
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • fishing onsite
  • free toiletries
  • Free Wi Fi
  • fridge in unit
  • Full English breakfast served in the dining room daily
  • game drives (less than 30km)
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • internet facilities
  • jacuzzi (some units)
  • lake onsite
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • lock-up safe
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • nature trail onsite
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • Personal safe in all rooms
  • pets allowed by prior arrangement
  • playground
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • private entrance
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • restaurant onsite
  • rock art (less than 20km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • tennis court (less than 5km)
  • wi-fi / hotspot

  • Payment Methods
  • American Express American Express
  • Diners Club Diners Club
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • MasterCard MasterCard
  • Visa Visa
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Zulu
  • Bed Configuration
  • Garden Facing Unit (Sleeps 2) x 6
    • Room 1 - queen
  • Mountain Facing Unit Dbl Storey (Sleeps 6) x 4
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - double
    • Room 3 - twin
  • Mountain Facing Unit Sgl Storey (Sleeps 6) x 2
    • Room 1 - queen, single
    • Room 2 - queen, single
  • Special Categories
  • Fresh-Water Fishing Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Fishing equipment for hire
    Can bring own fishing equipment
    Boat available for use
    Boat available for hire
    Can bring own boat (no petrol motors)
    Catch and release
    Catch and keep
    Limited number of fish per day allowed
    Fly fishing
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : We are situated in the scenic Champagne Valley in the Central Drakensberg. Enjoy stunning views of the three highest peaks in South Africa, Mafadi (highest peak at 3450m), Injisuti Dome (3410m) and the majestic Champagne Castle (3377m) which are all situated in South Africa’s latest World Heritage Site.

  • Pet Friendly Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Small dogs
    Big dogs
    Dogs have to be on lead whilst outside
    Kennels provided
    Kennels must be used
    Other animals on the property
    Horse stables – bedding provided
    Horse stables – bedding not provided
    Horse paddocks
    Grooms available
    Parking area for horse box / float
  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Bring your own bicycle
    Bicycles to hire
    Bicycle set trails
    Bicycle - free to explore
    Bring your own quad bike
    Quad bikes to hire
    Quad bike set trails
    Quad bikes – free to explore
    Bring your own off-road motorcycle
    Off-road motorcycles to hire
    Off-road motorcycle set trails
    Off-road motorcycle – free to explore
    4x4 vehicle set trails
    4x4 vehicle – free to explore
  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodationdetails
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
  • Star Graded Accommodation
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