In the 'hood, Champagne Valley as a destination

Lying in the central Drakensberg, the Champagne peak is one of the highest peaks in this mountain range, although the prominent peak from here is Cathkin. But it is the enchantedness of the Champagne Valley that draws visitors away from city stressors to escape to a place of rare beauty that manages to remain almost entirely unaffected by development. The town of Winterton marks the entrance ... cont.

Ardmore Farm D275, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Ardmore Guest Farm

From Johannesburg
Recommended route: Follow the N3 past Harrismith, down van Reenens Pass and through the Tugela Toll Plaza. After that is exit 230.(Bergville/ Ladysmith) Take the R616 over the highway to Bergville for 34 kms and then turn left to Winterton on the R74 for 19 kms. In Winterton cross the Little Tugela bridge, then take a right onto the R600 over the railway line and another Little Tugela bridge. Travel for 13 kms, at the crossroads carry on straight for 9 kms till you see the Nest Hotel on your right, our turn off is signposted on the left 100m further on. Travel down the D275 for 5 kms exactly and Ardmore is clearly signposted on your right.

From Durban
Recommended route: Follow the N3 past Estcourt and on past the Shell Ultra City petrol station.5 kms thereafter take exit 194 (Bergville/Northern Berg) left onto the R74 for 22 kms. In Winterton take a left onto the R600 over the railway line and bridge. Travel for 13 kms, at the crossroads carry on straight for 9 kms till you see the Nest Hotel on your right, our turn off is signposted and is on the left 100m further on. Travel down the D275 for exactly 5kms and Ardmore is signposted on your right.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (8 km)
  • Bus Line (8 km)
  • Grocery Store (8 km)
  • Internet Caf (8 km)
  • Laundromat (8 km)
  • Post Office (8 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (8 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (12 km)
  • Shopping Mall (12 km)

Activities

  • 4x4 trails
  • Abseiling
  • Bird watching
  • Canopy tours
  • Children's entertainment
  • Clay pidgeon shooting
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Driving range
  • Farm activities
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Hang- / paragliding
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kloofing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)

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