About Old Halliwell Country Inn
Built in the 1830’s and set on 250 acres of rolling lawns and forests overlooking the Karkloof Valley, Old Halliwell captures the charms and traditions of a more gracious age.
Experience our expansive rooms that overlook the spectacular Karkloof Valley from a private patio. Each room caters to your every need - from the fireplace to heated towel rails to spa-baths. All our rooms have Open View HD TV and not DSTV. In the pub we have a TV with all the sports channels and Sky News.
Large comfortable en-suite rooms each leading off of the garden with scenic views of rolling lawns and the vast expanse of the Karkloof valley with private patios, open fireplaces, heated towel rails and tea / coffee making facilities.
These are stand alone with adjacent parking and in addition to the above they have spa baths, showers and underfloor heating.
The Family Suites are the same as the Garden Rooms but are larger and suitable for a family of four.
The Main Building
Originally built as a fortified farmhouse the main building now houses a library and games room, lounge, cosy bar with snug and cigar lounge, wrap around verandah and the Lemon and Lavender restaurant for all your culinary needs.
With breathtaking views of the Karkloof Valley surrounding the restaurant, it is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a scrumptious meal.
The food is honest, wholesome country cuisine with a generous dollop of passion in every dish. The menus comprise of breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea and scones served throughout the day. The evenings are a time to enjoy a drink in the bar and then savoring one of our creative home cooked meals.
Weddings and other special events are tailor made to suit your individual requirements.
Weddings and Conferences
Halliwell Hall has the capacity for up to 350 guests for weddings or 260 for conferencing but can be partitioned off for smaller groups. Smithy’s Chapel seats 120 (this can also be used as a smaller function venue) with a poolside gazebo, horse and carriage hire as well as picture-perfect photographic gardens. Old Halliwell is ideal for any celebration.
Enhancing the landscaping is the Old Halliwell Rest home for horses, where loving owners have sent their fine steeds to while away their golden years in lush green pastures in the heart of the Midlands.
Activities and Attractions
The magnificent Midlands beckons with golf courses, trout fishing, winding rivers, spectacular waterfalls, wilds flowers and abundant birdlife all yours to discover. Explore the Midlands Meander Route with its many art galleries, restaurants and craft shops.