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.

Gowrie Farm Estate, off the R103, Nottingham Road, 3280, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to The Folie

From the N3, take the Nottingham Road / Mount West off ramp, which will bring you to a stop street. At the stop street, turn right onto the R103 and proceed for about 8 or 9 kms towards Nottingham Road. The first turn to the left will be into Gowrie Village. Continue past this and past a small group of shops on the left known as "The Junction".

Remaining on the R103, you will pass the Bierfassl on your right. Continue until the entrance to the golf course is visible on the left. Take this entrance turnoff which will bring you directly to the Gowrie Farm Clubhouse, which houses the booking office. Once you have booked in, directions to The Folie will be provided from the staff in the booking office.

Amenities in the area

  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Laundromat (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (5 km)
  • Post Office (5 km)
  • Airport (75 km)

Activities

  • Bird watching
  • Canopy tours
  • Children's entertainment
  • Cycling paths
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Wine tasting

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