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Waterwoods (Fort Nottingham)

Cottages in Midlands

Our self catering cottages are fully equipped, luxuriously furnished and most have braai facilities.
In addition, t...

Braai Area
Full Kitchen

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R650.0

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Old Halliwell Country Inn

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses in Midlands

Oversize luxury rooms each with fireplace. We are located in the heart of the KZN Midlands surrounded by premier spor...

Swimming Pool
Conference Facility
TV
Parking on Premises
DSTV

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R1270.0

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Millgate Cottage

Cottages, Guest Farms, Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Midlands

Within five acres, Millgate's two guest cottages and three guest suites welcome the weary city-dweller to stress-free...

Braai Area
Conference Facility
Parking on Premises
Bar

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R700.0

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Bramleigh Manor Guest Farm

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Midlands

Bramleigh Manor is set on a mixed enterprise micro-farm nestled between mountains and indigenous forest offering coun...

Braai Area
WiFi
Parking on Premises
Conference Facility

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R1200.0

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Beacon Vlei Luxury Guest Farm

Guest Farms in Midlands

Five charming self catering dwellings exist on the farm, The Boat House, Crane Cottage, Otter Cottage, Rose Cottage a...

Full Kitchen
Gym
TV

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R750.0

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Forty Winks

Cottages, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Midlands

Forty Winks self catering cottages are on a 143h working farm in the beautiful Kamberg Valley, the heart of Natal's f...

Braai Area
WiFi
TV
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen
Wheelchair Friendly
Dishwasher

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R650.0

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Brambleberry - Lakeside Cabin

Self Catering in Midlands

The BrambleBerry Lakeside Cabin is situated in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

The cabin has two bedrooms...

Braai Area
DSTV

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R2000

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Little Fields Country House

Guest Houses in Midlands

Farm style, double storey house with a separate self catering flat. Securely fenced with an electric gate as access.

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R680.0

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The Zunguness

Bed and Breakfast in Midlands

Conference Facility

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Dargle Forest Lodge

Camps, Cottages, Guest Farms, Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Midlands

Dargle Forest Lodge offers comfortable accommodation and is located in Dargle, KwaZulu-Natal. The perfect tranquil we...

Braai Area
Pet Friendly
Parking on Premises
Camps

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R80

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Midlands Forest Lodge

Guest Houses, Guest Lodge in Midlands

Midlands Forest Lodge offers quality comfortable accommodation situated in Kwazulu-Natal and located on the edge of t...

Parking on Premises
Bar

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R810

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Elvesida Holiday Farm

Cottages, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Midlands

Elvesida Holiday Farm Elvesida is a working farm with an abundance of farmyard animals, sheep and cows. The Farm is ...

Braai Area
Parking on Premises
TV

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R360

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Poplar Grove Farm House

Guest Houses, Self Catering in Midlands

The house is located in the Midlands and is a self-catering house on the farm, Poplar Grove.This house offers three e...

Braai Area
Full Kitchen
Parking on Premises
TV

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R482

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Fordoun Hotel, Spa & Restaurant

Bed and Breakfast, Health Resorts, Hotels in Midlands

Situated between Johannesburg and Durban in the beautiful area of Nottingham Road is where you will find Fordoun Hote...

WiFi
Aircon
Internet access
Conference Facility
DSTV
TV

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R1540

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Fordoun Hotel & Spa

Hotels in Midlands

Rolling green pastures soothes your weary soul, the wisdom of the Sangoma speaks to your inner spirit while sophistic...

Conference Facility
DSTV
TV
Bar
Gym

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R1020

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Nearby Attractions & Landmarks

Midlands Meander, Dusi Canoe Marathon

More info about Midlands

What makes the Midlands region stand out is the beautiful verdant scenery and the sense of peace you have when all around you is nothing but tranquil beauty.

The Midlands area is located in the centre of KwaZulu-Natal Province, north of the capital Pietermaritzburg and stretching west to the Drakensberg Mountains, and eastward to Karkloof. The landscape is blessed with shimmering streams, indigenous forests, waterfalls, green pastures and undulating hills. Amongst this epitome of natural beauty are Zulu villages, farms and welcoming towns. 

The Midlands is best known for the Midlands Meander, a series of pioneering arts and craft routes that span several towns and veer off the beaten track.

It’s the perfect retreat for a relaxing holiday, however, golden beaches and mountain climbing activities are both no more than an hour’s drive away.

Top 8 reasons to visit Midlands

1. You can get a map and take a few days to travel the 5 routes on the Midlands Meander. Each route offers something unique and the entertainment options are endless; nature parks, unusual craft displays, quirky road stalls, craft brewers, basket weavers and restaurants to name a few.

2. Adventure lovers will enjoy the 2-hour Karkloof Canopy Tour, a sequence of zip lines ranging between 40m and 180m and spanning an indigenous forest.  

3. Visit the 95m Howick Falls, an idyllic picnic site. The place is shrouded in mystique and myth. According to local legend, a serpent inhabits the pool below the falls.

4. The Zulu-Mpophomeni Tourism Experience is a fun and educational tour of a township and Zulu kraal, with customary beehive huts. The tour includes a traditional Zulu meal and sorghum beer served in a clay pot, Zulu dancing and praise singing.

5. You could take a leisurely drive to the large city of Durban to enjoy the golden beaches along this stretch of the coast.

6. Lovers of architecture will appreciate the magnificent colonial buildings perfectly maintained in Pietermaritzburg. This city is known as the last outpost of the British Empire.

7. The Midmar Resort and Nature Reserve is surrounded by a vast body of water, a favourite destination of water sport enthusiasts and anglers. The reserve includes a wildlife park, hiking and cycling trails.

8. The Midlands is filled with entertainment. Other options available are fly fishing, bird watching, a visit to spas, wine cellar tours, horse riding and olive oil tastings, with ample children’s activities at most venues.

Transport

The nearest airport is King Shaka International Airport roughly 120km from the Midlands area. There are many car rental agencies in Durban city centre and at King Shaka airport, or you could order a rental online. You may find a shuttle service company willing to transfer you to the Midlands, however, expect the cost to be prohibitive and to truly enjoy the area, rather hire a car.

Did you know?

The Midlands has some of the finest and most expensive private schools in South Africa, the best known being Hilton College, Michael House and Kearsney College. The popular novelist Wilbur Smith is a Michael House alumni.

In 1893, a young lawyer named Mahatma Gandhi was evicted from a Whites Only train carriage at the Pietermaritzburg station. Gandhi became an anti-war hero whose peaceful campaigns for justice inspired the world. There is a statue of the man in the Pietermaritzburg Church Street Mall.