In the 'hood, Groblersdal as a destination

Groblersdal is part of what is known as the Cultural Heartland of Mpumalanga in South Africa. Interestingly, Groblersdal all started because of the irrigation scheme of the spectacular Loskop Dam and is named after the original owner of the Klipbank farm, WJ Grobler. Groblersdal is cosy farming town and situated just 15 minutes north of the massive Loskop Dam. Because of its position, this ... cont.

25 Haarhoff Street, Groblersdal, 0470, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Directions to Lion's Guesthouse

Safe Route From Johannesburg:
Drive the N12 to witbank and continue on the N4 towards Middelburg.

Safe Route From Pretoria:
Drive the N4 towards Witbank.

Just after the N4 Middelburg toll gate, take the Van Dijksdrift turnoff.
Turn left and continue straight to a big 4 way crossing (on your right hand side there is a little traffic building).
Turn right towards Middelburg, continue straight to and through Middelburg and you’ll end up on the N11 from Middelburg to Groblersdal.
Middelburg – Groblersdal is about 80km.
You’ll drive past the loskop dam.
When entering Groblersdal you’ll get the Golfcourse and the Hospital on your left hand side. Thereafter is an open field, also on the left (on your right handside the Ben Viljoen high school).
Our street, Haarhoff street is the very fist tar road to your left … you’ll find us on your left hand side – a big white wall with lots of lights and two rusty garden pots at our entrance.

From Polokwane
Drive the N1 towards Pretoria, After Mokopane, take the N11 direction Roedtan, Marble Hall, Middelburg.
Continue the N11 straight into Groblersdal, you’ll pass standard bank and FNB.
At the T-junction you turn right.
Continue to the Cash build. Just before the Cashbuild, turn left, at the second STOP turn right.
You’ll find us on your left hand side – a big white wall with lots of lights and two rusty garden pots at our entrance.

Fast Route from Johannesburg
Take the R21 towards Pretoria, take the Bapsfontein turnoff , follow the R25 towards Bronhorstspruit.
Pass Bronkhorstspruit and be carefull , just before Verena you’ll enter the Mpumalanga province … lots of potholes. **

Fast Route from Pretoria:
Take the R573 (known as the Moloto Road) towards Kwamhlanga. Drive straight for about 80 – 85 km. Turn right just before the Pick’n Pay and taxirank towards Philadelphia. Continue straight for +/- 15km until T-junction. Turn Left towards Groblersdal. **

** Continue straight through Dennilton towards Groblersdal. Carefull! Between Dennilton and Groblersdal we don’t even speak about potholes any more, the tar road is now a dirt road with pieces of tar here and there.

The R25 ends in a T-juction with a lot of road stalls, there you turn right, continue straight to the only Robots in Groblersdal. There you turn right. At the third stop you turn left. After one stop you’ll find us on your right hand side - a big white wall with lots of lights and two rusty garden pots at our entrance.

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