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In the midlands of KwaZulu-Natal and on the banks of the upper Illovo River stands Richmond, an agricultural gem and overall picturesque town in South Africa.
Richmond was established in 1850 by the British Bryne settlers from Beaullieu who, in a bid to make the area their home away from home, named the area Beaullieu. For ease of pronunciation, the name was later changed to Richmond and today the town is a major producer of timber, sugar cane, citrus fruits, poultry and dairy products.
A major tourist attraction in the region is however the Baynesfield Estate. Bequeathed to the nation of South Africa, the Baynesfield Estate was home to Joseph Baynes, a Yorkshire born Natal tycoon, who was vital in pioneering Richmond’s dairy industry. His beautiful Victorian house and adjacent museum has been restored and is open to the public by appointment. There is also a 14km hiking trail on the estate with overnight accommodation... Show more
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This is the ultimate experience for guests wanting to get close to nature without compromising on comfort. Guests can usually choose to stay half board, with breakfast, lunch and selected drinks covered, or full board, with all meals and selected drinks, at the game lodge of their choice. All guests will enjoy luxury amenities; with unique touches to decor and layout that enhance their stay in gorgeous natural surrounds. Wildlife and birdlife is abundant in the areas the lodges are located in, and guests will often have the opportunity to get up-close and personal with the animals, without leaving the lodge. For those in search of the more reclusive animals in the areas, often including the Big Five, game drives are offered. Getaway and experience the beauty of Africa’s bushlife, while staying in supreme luxury at one of our many Game Lodges.