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.

1 Yellowwood Drive, Bergview Private Estate, Champagne Valley, Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Cathkin Cottage B&B

From Johannesburg:
After the Tugela Toll take exit Ladysmith/Bergville, turn left towards Ladysmith. 4km and turn right onto the R600 Winterton, past Spionkop Dam. At T junction turn left towards Winterton, about 1km turn right at traffic lights (opposite Engen Garage and Spar) onto R600 Central Drakensberg. 15km to Stop Street with Thokisiza Centre on the left.

Cross straight over and continue for 12km. Pass Champagne Sports Resort on your left hand side. You will notice Cathkin Cottage signs along the way.

After the small low level bridge take the next road right - sign posted the Drakensberg Sun Resort / Bergview / Cathkin Cottage. Travel approx. 4km. The Drakensberg Sun Resort is on your right hand side. Continue straight on and tell security at the 'boom' that you are going to No, l Yellowwood Drive. Turn left at the small circle, into Yellowwood Drive. Cathkin Cottage is the first house on your left hand side.

If you miss the above Ladysmith / Bergville off ramp proceed straight and before Estcourt, take exit R194 (avoid exit 207 as it is partially gravelled), onto the R74 Colenso / Bergville, turn right to Bergville / Winterton. It is approx. 22kms to Winterton. In Winterton, opposite the Engen Garage, turn left onto the R600 and continue on this road until you reach the Thokozisa Centre at the cross road. Continue with directions.

From Durban:
Proceed on the N3 to Estcourt passing the Midway Garage Stop on the left-hand side. Continue and take Exit 179 / Estcourt North. Turn left and follow the Loskop sign.Continue on this road for approx. 31kms to a crossroad at Thokozisa Centre (ahead becomes a dirt road). Turn left onto R600.

Continue for 12km. Pass Champagne Sports Resort on your left hand side. You will notice Cathkin Cottage B&B signs along the way. After the small low level bridge take the next road right - sign posted the Drakensberg Sun Resort/Bergview / Cathkin Cottage. Travel approx. 4km. The Drakensberg Sun is on your right hand side. Continue straight on and tell security at the 'boom' that you are going to No, l Yellowwood Drive. Turn left at the small circle, into Yellowwood Drive. Cathkin Cottage is the first house on your left hand side.

other destinations in Drakensberg

  • tonight
    from
  • R
  • 1,300
  • per room per night
    based on 2 persons
instant booking and confirmation possible
  • Your card is safe with us; strictest card verification in the industry and we don't store card numbers.
  • No service fees; you save!
  • We care. Service with integrity.
  • Multiple payment methods:
    credit card, SID instant EFT, bank transfer.
  • All establishment owners / managers are verified (our experience protects you from online fraud)
  • Secure your booking
Our Payment Protection Guarantee only applies if your deposit payment is made via SA-Venues.com
  • Cathkin Cottage B&B

SA-Venues.com has been assisting travellers with their South Africa travel plans since 1999, and is the largest, independent online travel guide for South Africa available in both English and German.