In the 'hood, Nottingham Road as a destination

As a child, I always thought Nottingham Road was the equivalent to ‘The Wind in the Willows’ in KwaZulu Natal, and indeed, this beautiful part of the world with its old-world country taverns and traditional old family farmland is reminiscent of the children’s classic written in 1908. Nottingham Road is a village easily reached from the N3 between Johannesburg and Durban, only 20 minutes from ... cont.

R103, Nottingham Road, 3280, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Fordoun Hotel & Spa

From Johannesburg
Take the N3 Highway south from Johannesburg heading towards Durban. Approximately 15km After the Mooi River Plaza toll gate take the Nottingham Road off-ramp. At the stop street turn right heading towards Nottingham Road for about 3km and we are on the right hand side. At the entrance to the driveway you will see a large sign on the wall reading: “Fordoun Hotel / Spa / Restaurant”. Follow the driveway for 400 metres to the Hotel Reception. (Travelling time is approximately 4 hours).

From Durban
Take N3 from Durban heading towards Johannesburg. Take the Nottingham Road Turn Off, which is about 15km before Mooi River Toll Gate. At stop turn right and head towards Nottingham Road for about 3km and we are on the right hand side. A large sign on a wall reading “Fordoun Hotel / Spa / Restaurant”. Follow drive for 400 metres to hotel reception. (Travelling time is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes).

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (5 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (5 km)
  • Grocery Store (5 km)
  • Internet Café (5 km)
  • Post Office (5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (5 km)
  • Train Station (5 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (30 km)
  • Shopping Mall (30 km)
  • Car Hire (50 km)
  • Airport (60 km)


  • 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
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Quad biking
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sky diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Township tours
  • Waterskiing
  • Wind surfing
  • Wine tasting

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