Settle in to this luxurious, cosy self-catering cottage and absorb the gorgeous surroundings. If you are not one for sitting around, there are a host of engaging activities for you to get involved in. Clay pigeon shooting awaits the high tempo gun grazed while a spot of fly fishing will better suit those who like a little bit of peace and quiet. If neither of those options seems appealing, why not try out some archery lessons? Still not satisfied? There are a host of hiking and mountain biking trails for you to take in the breathtaking scenery while you stroll through the highlands with your dog. That's right; Lomas Creek Lodge is a pet friendly venue!
Take a trip with the family and some friends when you book into the charming farmhouse at Lomas Creek. This gorgeous farmhouse building has four stunning bedrooms and bathrooms, and is ideal for a self-catering holiday. This dreamlike destination is also fully equipped with a large kitchen, dining room, lounge and a bar that looks out over the picturesque Steenkampsberg Valley.
Lomas Creek Lodge as well as a self-catering venue also has a Pub and Grub area with wonderful views over the valley.
Providing breakfast, lunch and supper on request.
Packed lunches are also available. Why not book dinner in The Duke Tavern, or you can enjoy country style cuisine and served with country charm. Enjoy an open fire that ensures a warm ambiance during the cool climate. The Trout Dam is regularly stocked with rainbow trout. All fishing is catch and release on barbless hooks. Rod hire is available and tuition is available for the uninitiated.
Lomas Creek at the foot of the Steenkampsberg pass is a portion of the original farms belonging to the Steenkamp family, who settled there between 1847 and 1851. On the farm is a small stone walled cemetery with family graves.
Due to the altitude and cool climate it is ideal for trout fishing and other sporting activities. The area has a high rainfall, therefore the farm area is well watered by streams & springs forming sponges particularly in the wet land. Water in the streams are clear and fast flowing with consistently high dissolved oxygen supplying the dams.
The original ox wagon pass which meanders up a slope into wattle woods. This is a excellent walk with marvelous views of the higher peaks not seen from the tarred road. Lomas Creek is also part of the De Berg Conservancy.
Please Note : The Restaurant is no longer operational at Lomas Creek, kindly ensure you come prepared for full self catering.
A small shop on Lomas Creek stocks some basics you may need.
In Room Facilities:
Beautifully furnished with high quality linen, each with their own private verandah, complete with built in braai. Each of these two open plan cottages has electric wall heaters and electric blankets to snuggle into on chilly highlands evenings.
Summer days are a delight making this ideal for an outdoor lifestyle of braaiing and fishing. Each cottage sleeps 2 and comes complete with a modern, fully fitted open plan kitchen and en-suite bathroom. Add to this a courtesy tray with tea, coffee, creamer and sugar.
Lydenburg Museum - See the famous iron age terracotta Lydenburg Heads (replicas of the original) plus Boer War memorabilia. Birds of Prey and Re-habilitation Center (Near Dullstroom), Daily shows are on offer. Anvil Ales Brewery in Dullstroom, Verloren Velei Nature Reserve, 10ks from Lomas Creek visit Verloren Velei Nature Reserve. This is a natural wetland making it a paradise for more than 150 bird species and best known as a breeding retreat for the wattled crane. The area is one of the few places in South Africa where you can see all three crane species, Wattled, Crowned and Blue. The reserve is also the last stronghold of Oribi, and you have to be very lucky to see any of the predators, Black backed Jackal, Civets, Serval and Caracal.