In the 'hood, Fort Nottingham as a destination

Fort Nottingham is a very wee village just up the road from the more popular, vibrant town of Nottingham Road, in the Midlands. Back in 1856 the fort came into being when Queen Victoria sent the Nottinghamshire regiment, the 45th Sherwood Foresters, to set up a buffer to prevent any further raids by the San, who lived in the foothills of the Drakensberg. Down the road from the fort, which ... cont.

Dargle Road, Fort Nottingham, Natal Midlands, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Otters Den

Use N3 from either Johannesburg or Durban. Take the Nottingham Road off ramp and proceed to Nottingham Road (approx 8km). In Nottingham Road village take the Fort Nottingham turn off and proceed approx 10km along this road. When the road splits take the left hand fork and Otters Den can be found approx 3.3km along on the left hand side.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (13.3 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (13.3 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (13.3 km)
  • Grocery Store (13.3 km)
  • Internet Caf (13.3 km)
  • Laundromat (13.3 km)
  • Post Office (13.3 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (13.3 km)
  • Shopping Mall (13.3 km)
  • Car Hire (70 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (70 km)
  • Train Station (70 km)
  • Airport (150 km)


  • Bird watching
  • Canopy tours
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cycling paths
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Sailing
  • Wine tasting

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