In the 'hood, Pietermaritzburg as a destination

Set in the heart of the Natal Midlands in KwaZulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg is a city of charm and dignity, at its loveliest in spring when masses of azaleas burst into bloom. When the first Voortrekkers arrived in 1837, they found a tranquil countryside graced by forests, hills and valleys. They settled on a fertile tract of land beside the Umsindusi River and named it after two of their ... cont.

44 & 44A Ridge Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Ridgeway Close

N3 North or South. Exit 77. New England Road
If coming from the south (Durban) Exit 77. Glide off onto New England Road and merge with traffic. At 1st set of lights, glide off left into Ridge Road (St John’s school will be on your right, follow sign to University of KZN, Epworth School). Continue up Ridge Road and over the 'speed hump. 44 A will be on your right. Green palisade gate. Buzz No 1 for access.

If coming from the north (Johannesburg), Exit 77
Turn right and cross the highway. At the 1st set of lights (disregard the 2 on the bridge) follow directions as above.

From Town Center
Travel south (towards Durban) on Boshoff Street which becomes New England Road. Pass the Race Course and Golden Horse Casino on your left. At next traffic lights, corner New England and Ridge Roads, turn right. Ridgeway Close is after the 'speed hump' on the right hand side.

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (0.5 km)
  • Grocery Store (0.5 km)
  • Laundromat (0.5 km)
  • Post Office (0.5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (0.5 km)
  • Shopping Mall (0.5 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Car Hire (1 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (1 km)
  • Internet Café (1 km)
  • Airport (5 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (5 km)


  • Canopy tours
  • Children's entertainment
  • Driving range
  • Galleries / museums
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Rowing / canoeing

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