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Lydenburg’s name is derived from Dutch meaning "Town of Suffering" which does not reflect on the town’s status today. Founded in 1849 by a group of Voortrekkers under the leadership of Andries Potgieter, the... Show more

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pet friendly, fireplace, bed and breakfast, boutique hotels, camps, chalets, cottages, game lodges, guest farms, guest houses, guest lodge, holiday homes, hotels, resorts, self catering.

Lydenburg Reviews

3.0 out of 5

Leandra Zeelie

Beautiful town.

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Lydenburg Reviews

Leandra Zeelie
15 November 2018

Beautiful town.

Okay. 3 out of 5

More info about Lydenburg

Lydenburg’s name is derived from Dutch meaning "Town of Suffering" which does not reflect on the town’s status today. Founded in 1849 by a group of Voortrekkers under the leadership of Andries Potgieter, the town became the capital of the Lydenburg Republic which was on the wagon route to the port of Delagoa Bay, now known as Maputo. There is talk of Lydenburg being renamed Mashishing and the town is not suffering in the midst of its success in agriculture (potatoes), mining and fly fishing

Before the town was discovered, something older lurked in Lydenburg. The earliest known forms of African sculpture in southern Africa dating back to AD 400 was found in the area in the late 1950s and this draws many visitors which add to the population of over 81 000 locals.

At the foot of Longtom Pass on the R37, the Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve comprises an area of 2,200... Show more

About Guest Farms

Guest Farms could very well be the most idyllic South African form of accommodation. If you are out in the country you should definitely consider staying at a Guest Farm. From romantic getaways to a family holiday, they are perfect. They can range from absolutely luxurious to comfortable and you could easily find one that suits your budget. If you have children they will easily be occupied by the animals and nature that surround. They are often well staffed with a restaurant on the premises and well situated amongst various nature activities. Heading into the country? Have a look at our Guest Farms listing on Accommodirect.