Map showing Acorn Cottages
Directions to Acorn Cottages
N3 to Harrismith, N5 to Bethlehem, but turn left after 5 km to Bergville, R74, then keep on the R74 at next intersection. You will now travel down the Oliviers Hoek Pass, very beautiful road but not a fast road, in the event of bad weather, mist, and at night we suggest stay on the N3 to Colenso exit 194.
From Bergville to Winterton:
As you enter the village over a bridge look for turning to the right opposite the Engen garage, (suggest fill up if getting low) onto the R600 road to the Central Drakensberg. Travel this road for approx 10 minutes past Kwazulu weavers to intersection and then straight across. Pass Thokosisa and after 4 km you will see the road sign to Acorn Cottages to the right, drive 2km and turn right again and keep straight until you see our gate. Please drive slowly (animals around).
N3 to Estcourt North / Giants Castle turn off, exit 179, turn left and drive through Loskop to 4 way intersection. (Beware animals in the road and children). Left at Thokosisa corner. After 4km you will see the Acorn Cottage road sign to the right, drive 2km and turn right again, keep straight until you see our gate. Please drive slowly (animals around).
N5 towards Harrismith watch for the turning to the right to Bergville, follow as per from Johannesberg.
At the bottom of Murchison Street, (Wimpy on right) turn right, follow road signs to N3 Durban. Branch off left then right and follow sign to Bergville, after a few km left to Winterton, past Spionkop Dam, when entering Winterton, go left then right opposite the Engen garage, follow as for Johannesberg.