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Harding is the ideal road trip stop-off en route to Durban and surrounding major towns. This inland farming town, located within Kwazulu-Natal’s tropical South Coast region. Harding lies in the Mzimkulwana River Valley. It was established as a military outpost as a result of the British takeover of the East Griqualand territory in 1874. The town’s name was borrowed from the first Chief Justice for Natal, Sir Walter Harding. Essentially a timber and dairy farming area the town is linked to the better known coastal town of Port Shepstone by the Alfred County Railway. Newcomers to Harding can experience the tranquillity of Natal rural life or stop and refresh here before continuing further north towards Durban’s hub of activity. A road trip east towards Port Shepstone from Harding is the ideal way to view the picturesque Natal countryside of rolling hills and sugarcane fields. Although accommodation in the town of Harding is somewhat... Show more
For a more down to earth experience there are guest houses. Less expensive than hotels, they offer a more homey environment, as well as more privacy. Converted from a private house it’s a much gentler environment and for those with furry friends, there are also pet friendly options. They are usually well situated with shops and places of interest nearby. Being so small it offers a much more personal and intimate attention to it’s upkeep, leaving you with a more polished and homely experience.