St Ives Lodge and Venue is situated in the heart of the Lions River Valley in the KZN Midlands. This 140-hectare Family Owned & Managed Estate offers something for everyone. The Estate Boasts A Luxury Lodge with Wild Animals Roaming the Grounds...
If your heart yearns for a tranquil blend of seclusion and luxury then Lions River Country Cottages, award winning accommodation, is your perfect escape into the solitude of the countryside.
Hillhouse Accommodation was featured in Elle Decoration - The Country Issue June/July 2013. Also in House and Leisure - The Travel Issue, 101 Dream escapes in May 2015. Again in Getaway mag 2015 and Midlands life in 2008.
At Barland we offer you the chance to come relax and unwind in the beautiful KwaZulu Natal Midlands. We are situate well away from the hustle and bustle, but close enough to the action of the Midlands Meander. Ten minutes from Midmar Dam ...
Inversanda is a country lover’s haven situated in the beautiful Dargle Valley in the Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal.
Mission House is a beautiful home situated on a ridge with breathtaking 360* views of the Drakensberg Mountains and the rolling hills of the Midlands.
Leafy Lane is situated at the end of a cul-de-sac approximately 3 Kms from the N3 Highway. It consists of two bed sitting rooms and are fully equipped with double door fridge freezers, microwave, mini stove, toaster and kettle.
Welcome to Ferndene Farm, a little bit of peace and quiet in the Dargle Conservancy Area. We have lots of beautiful space and a very comfortable self-catering home, perfect for large groups of people and families. Or just anybody who wants to stretch out.
Architecturally designed and delightfully comfortable, our three AA Superior Crab Apple Cottages are set on the edge of Kilgobbin Forest and the Dargle Valley Conservancy. Each thatched, self-catering cottage has an unique character...
The small hamlet of Lions River lies situated between Lidgetton and Howick in
the center of the KwaZulu Natal Midlands. The small settlement got its name from
the last lion which was shot in the area in 1856. The village is about an hour's
drive from Durban, and the area is well known for its dairy farming. The village
itself offers little more than a trading store, but what the area lacks in
activities and attractions, it makes up for with some of the most magnificent
and picturesque scenery in South Africa.
The Lions River Conservation District covers an area of more than 2,000 sq km and includes areas of tall grasslands biome which are home to the protected blue swallow and Karkloof blue butterfly. It also includes Beacon Hill, which has been declared a site of conservation significance, as well as areas where visitors can see cranes, the endangered oribi, the elusive cape parrots and the protected black stinkwood.
The Trading Post in Lions River is worth paying a visit. The building was once a water-driven turbine sawmill, and has been transformed into a charming antiques and collectibles store. The Trading Post houses an interesting collection of furniture, tools, mirrors, clocks, fireplaces, lamps, glassware, ceramics, oregon copper and chandeliers. The neighbouring town of Howick is only ten minutes away and offers visitors a variety of restaurants, pubs, shops, and the mighty Howick Falls. Lions River is also ideally situated along the Midlands Meander tourism route, which is sure to provide visitors to the area with much to talk about.
From Lions River visitors can obtain awesome views of the Dargle Valley and conservancy, The Dargle Valley and conservancy area is an area of awe inspiring natural beauty, with its pristine waterfalls and river gorges, grassland, indigenous forest, wild flowers and wetlands. The valley serves an excellent venue for birdwatching as it is home to an impressive variety of species.