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Mountain View Cottages in South Africa, Where You can Catch Your Breath
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Mountain View Cottages in South Africa, Where You can Catch Your Breath

South Africa has some of the most spectacular uncharted mountain ranges that often go unpublicised and remain unknown, even to return visitors.So, it’s almost as easy to find mountain view cottages in South Africa as it is beach cottage stays.It boils ...
Best Places to Stay on the Midlands Meander
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Best Places to Stay on the Midlands Meander

Picture this: fields of swaying grasslands, slowly ambling cattle chewing the cud, undulating green hills that stretch as far as the eye can see, farmlands - sand roads curving just out of sight, country lanes lined with hedgerows, beautiful mountains off in t...
New Accommodation – Hot on Our Site Right Now
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New Accommodation – Hot on Our Site Right Now

Every week we add new options to our accommodation offerings on the SA-Venues.com website.So, we thought we'd bring some of the more popular accommodation options we've added in the last month to you - everything from garden cottages and backpackers, to lu...
The 9 Best Small Towns in KwaZulu-Natal
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The 9 Best Small Towns in KwaZulu-Natal

What’s so great about the small towns in KwaZulu-Natal?Well, first of all there’s a lot to be said for small-town living. People love the experience, even if it’s only for a weekend, or a few days.And secondly, KwaZulu-Natal has some of the best subtro...
Blueberry Hill Cafe in Nottingham Road
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Blueberry Hill Cafe in Nottingham Road

Perched on the top of a hill, in a fairly nondescript, barn-like building on Netherwood Farm in Nottingham Road is Blueberry Hill Cafe. We attended a wedding at Bellwood over the Womans Day long weekend and with our self catering accommodation at Netherwood at...
Skye Bistro at Fordoun Hotel and Spa – A review
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Skye Bistro at Fordoun Hotel and Spa – A review

Skye Bistro is a fine dining restaurant situated in the heart of the spectacular KwaZulu Natal Midlands and has a reputation as being one of the best eateries on the popular Midlands Meander. From scrumptious farm style breakfasts to tasty light lunches to sum...
Linga Lapa Restaurant and Butchery – An eating experience par excellence in the Natal Midlands
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Linga Lapa Restaurant and Butchery – An eating experience par excellence in the Natal Midlands

Linga Lapa Restaurant and Butchery situated in Nottingham Road in the Natal Midlands is highly recommended for its quality steaks, relaxed atmosphere and cosy warm fires so I decided to pay the establishment a visit this past weekend to see what all the fuss w...
The Bierfassl country pub and restaurant – A review
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The Bierfassl country pub and restaurant – A review

The Bierfassl country pub and restaurant, situated in Nottingham Road, the heart of the renowned Midlands Meander, is one of the more well-known establishments in the area and just as was the case with my last visit some nine years previously, I wasn’t disappo...
Ba Lonkas Bohemian Restaurant and Pub – A review
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Ba Lonkas Bohemian Restaurant and Pub – A review

Some friends and I recently visited Ba Lonkas in the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and, a few quibbles aside, we were rather impressed with our findings. Situated just opposite Gowrie Village in Nottingham Road, Ba Lonkas is certainly unconventional, sporti...