Lastingham Guest Lodge & Conference Centre

Location: South Africa » Kwazulu Natal » Natal Midlands » Lidgetton

Accommodation in Lidgetton, near Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu Natal

Name of hostsMike & Lynne
Tel:+27 (0)33 234 4400
Cell+27 (0)83 661 6390
Emaillastingham@nitrosoft.co.za
Webwww.lastingham.co.za

Lastingham Guest Lodge & Conference Centre
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Description

In the foothills of the mighty Drakensberg mountains, amid rolling hills and beautiful gardens, Lastingham offers luxury accommodation at most reasonable prices in a tranquil country setting. Set in 40 acres of pastureland, the original family homestead built in 1912 has been restored to its full Victorian / Edwardian splendour by your hosts, Mike Macnab and Lynne Holding.

Lastingham Guest House gives you the opportunity to enjoy accommodation at one of the Natal Midlands' grand old rural homesteads. In the foothills of the mighty Drakensberg mountains, amid rolling hills and beautiful gardens Lastingham Guest House offers luxury accommodation at most reasonable prices in a tranquil country setting.

In the heart of 'Midlands Meander' country, Lastingham Guest House is ideally situated for those taking part in or watching events such as the Comrades Marathon, the Midmar Mile, the Hilton Arts Festival and the the Midlands Marathon. We also offer ideal bed and breakfast accommodation for parents with pupils at famous schools such as Michaelhouse, Hilton College and St Anne's College. It is also within easy distance of Treverton, Clifton and Kings School.

Accommodation

Scattered around the house in the lush gardens overlooking a dam, are individually appointed luxurious en-suite rooms, designed by Lynne drawing on her 14 years experience as an interior designer. The Portfolio Guide to guest houses and bed and breakfasts in South Africa rate the accommodation as luxurious, but we offer real value for money.

Honeymoon Suite

Our very private honeymoon suite, decorated in relish green, features a jacuzzi bath, a fireplace, large lounge and a scenic view of the Caversham Valley. Designed by a decorating artist for an experience to remember, the honeymoon suite is in a wonderful country garden setting with views of pastures and rolling hills.

Attractions

Relax at Lastingham Guest Lodge and enjoy the fresh air, beautiful countryside and hospitable environment.

Some of the places of interest and things to do you might enjoy during a stay at Lastingham guest hlodge:

 

  • Excellent trout fishing in local dams or rivers around the Kamberg {15 - 40mins}. Real trout fishermen know that the Drakensberg and its foothills offer the best trout fishing in South Africa
  • Golf at the scenic Bosch Hoek golf course or the mildly undulating Sakubula golf course {10 - 15 mins}
  • Run the Comrades Marathon or the Midlands Marathon. Or swim the Midmar Mile {these need a bit of training}
  • Visit the Howick Falls or picnic at the Midmar Dam { 15 mins }
  • Wonderful bird life in our garden and further afield. A great place for birders
  • Indulge yourself at the Brookdale Health Hydro - only 15 mins away.
  • Horseriding in the Caversham Valley pine and gum forests - down the road.

Lastingham country lodge is in the heart of the Midlands Arts & Crafts Meander which includes:

  • Handcrafted leatherware
  • Pottery
  • Ironmongery
  • Wood carving
  • Furniture making
  • A wide variety of locally produced cheeses
  • Country pubs and restaurants
  • Antique shops, and many more!!!

Directions

Getting to Lastingham from Johannesburg or Durban Take exit 107 - howick North/Tweedie off the N3, at the stop turn towards Tweedie and travel for approximately 1,5km. At the T-junction there will be a Zennex garage and the Midmar Trading store on your left, turn right onto the R103 and travel north towards Balgowan. From this point travel 10,7km. You will then reach the small town of Lidgetton ( 2x trading stores ) turn right onto the dirt road saying to Caversham 6km. Travel 1 km and at the T-junction straight in front of you will be the Lastingham sign, drive through the stone columns and along the driveway -WELCOME & ENJOY.

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