Five charming self catering dwellings exist on the farm, The Boat House, Crane Cottage, Otter Cottage, Rose Cottage and Heron Cottage. Guests need not leave the farm to enjoy Bass fishing, birding, boating or a picnic after a leisurely walk around
Midlands Forest Lodge offers ten twin roomed chalets (i.e. two rooms to one chalet, each room sleeping two guests) on a bed and breakfast option. Each room has an ensuite shower and toilet, a small verandah, and facilities to make tea/coffee
Burnside Lodge is in a prime location on the Midlands meander, close to many good restaurants, Nottingham Road, Michaelhouse school and Bosch Hoek golf course. It is newly decorated, with great attention to detail. The main house has 3 queen sized ...
There are times in a man's life, to fill the car with petrol, grab the missus and kids, pack the fishing rods & mountain bikes, and head for Twin Pools in the heart of the Natal Midlands. At Twin Pools we offer frazzled city dwellers a quiet ...
Abberley Guest House is set in the beautiful Balgowan Valley in the heart of the Natal Midlands. Tucked behind an avenue of pine trees, this country-style homestead offers comfortable accommodation for any traveler, wedding goer or Michaelhouse parent.
Lavender Trout Farm in Nottingham Road is located on the R103 on the Midlands Meander- only 3kms from Michaelhouse School and 7km from the centre of town. These 2 self-catering houses are surrounded with gorgeous views and 3 dams.
Suite 4 is a family suite with 2 bedrooms (each bedroom has two single beds), Suite 5 is a double room with an en suite bathroom, Suite 6 is a double room with an en suite bathroom
Nestled in the scenic foothills of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Mountain range, you’ll find Lythwood, a 4-Star country hotel right on the Midlands Meander. If you are looking for a relaxing all inclusive weekend away or a short midweek break, away from the
The hotel comprises seventeen luxurious, individually appointed double suites with private verandas, underfloor heating and dream bathrooms, each with bath and shower, and a dressing area.
Balgowan is a tiny hamlet situated in the heart of the enchanting Natal Midlands. Balgowan's central location in the Midland's Meander makes it an ideal base from which to explore the numerous cottage industries and studios which characterise this art and craft route, and is also known for the Boschoek Golf Estate built around the pretty, but challenging 9 hole golf course.
The art of country hospitality has been perfected in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Art and pottery studios, herb and flower gardens, cheese factories and weaving workshops are just some of the delights visitors to Balgowan can indulge in, as well as a spot of trout or bass fishing or an exhilarating round of golf.
Originally part of a Zulu Royal hunting Preserve the Balgowan area was inhabited by the Voortrekkers and the British in the early 1800s and has inherited a distinct British Colonial atmosphere. With its hilly terrain, lush green vegetation and its not infrequent winter snowfalls, it is little wonder that the area has been called "Little England".
Balgowan can be reached, either by branching directly off the N3 between Mooi River and Pietermaritzburg, or by taking the R103 which is the more scenic old Johannesburg to Durban road.