In the 'hood, Cowies Hill as a destination

The quiet, leafy suburb of Cowies Hill, just outside of Durban, is, despite being an upmarket and rather elite suburb, notorious as the last of the five murderous hills in the down-run of the Comrades Marathon. This part of the run is where the battle is most often lost or won, and many a runner has succumbed to the lure of the downhill failing to remember that home remains some 17 kilometres ... cont.

25 Woodside Avenue, Cowies Hill / Pinetown, Greater Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Woodridge Place

From Durban International Airport
• Take the N2 north and follow onto N3 Pietermaritzburg.
• On the N3 take the Spine Road/St James off ramp. (Pavilion Shopping centre on left)
• Turn right at robot onto St James.
• 3rd Robot turn left into Buckingham.
• 2nd Robot turn right into Blair Atholl.
• 1st robot right onto M13.
• Take 1st offramp onto Cowies Hill / Dawncliffe.
• Go over the stop and then keep left.
• 3rd road right into Woodside Avenue - Number 25.

From Pietermaritzburg
• Follow N3 to Durban - take the M13 alternate route. (Durban)
• Follow past Shongweni / Hillcrest / Pinetown.
• Take another M13 split to Westville.
• Next offramp is Cowies Hill / Old Main Road.
• Turn left at T-Junction - 3rd road right into Woodside - Number 25.

Amenities in the area

  • Bus Line (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (2 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (5 km)
  • Car Hire (5 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (5 km)
  • Grocery Store (5 km)
  • Internet Café (5 km)
  • Post Office (5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (5 km)
  • Shopping Mall (5 km)
  • Train Station (15 km)
  • Airport (25 km)


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