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Bishopstow is the gateway to the Amble Arts and Craft

Bishopstowe is situated 10km east of Pietermaritzburg, under the watchful eye of our very Kzns Table Mountain (Mkhambathini). Bishop Colenso resided here from 1855 to 1883. In 1910 32 acres were bought by German Farmers to erect a Church and School. The Flora of the Bishopstowe area ranges from decidous Woodlands to valley Bushlands in the Msunduzi Valley. The dominant trees are acacias (Thorn Trees) Zulu name Umkhambo. Bird life is prolific with raptors well represented. There are over 60 species of reptiles and many buck and other small wild animals. Cumberland Nature Reserve has been proclaimed a natural heritage site. Farming activities are dominated by sugar cane with cattle, poultry, fruit and vegetables secondary activities the polocross club is one of the oldest in the country. The Duzi Canoe Marathon passes through the area annually.

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Accommodation in and around The Amble

Orion Wartburg Hotel    accommodation in The Amble
The ORION WARTBURG HOTEL is waiting to welcome you into the country for your next conference or just a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Situated in the sugarbelt of the Natal Midlands it is close enough to Pietermaritzburg to be c... More

Caribe Caribe    accommodation in The Amble
Conference CentreOrganise your business conference or company function with ease. Our specialist conference facilities are aimed at successful conferences & seminars. Professional, attentive service & the relaxed environment ensures that all ... More

Salem Qzyne & Guest House    accommodation in The Amble
We have 7 bedrooms all en-suite, four have a private court yard. It is the perfect place for the travelling business person who needs some peace.We have a large room - ensuite idela for a family of four. Lots of nature around, you can see the N3 from... More

Montello Safari Lodge    accommodation in The Amble
Montello Safari Lodge is situated near historical Greytown, two hours from Durban in the malaria-free Natal Midlands. Owing to its topographical diversity - high hills, savannah plains, and deep gorges - Montello comprises a variety of vegetation sup... More

Kwela Lodge    accommodation in The Amble
Kwela Lodge is privately owned and managed by René and Birgit Oegger (Swiss and German). The property includes 4 ha landscaped and indiginous gardens with ancient trees and 54 ha unspoiled bush and grass plains with thorn trees and Aloes. It i... More

Orangewood Lodge    accommodation in The Amble
Orangewood Lodge is situated on the banks of Albert Falls Dam at the entrance to Khayalami Bay and boasts spectacular views of the dam. We are only 25 minutes from Pierermaritzburg and 30 minutes from Howick. The Lodge is nestled in a large indigenou... More

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