- Cathedral Peak
- Van Reenen
- Monks Cowl
- Champagne Valley
- Giants Castle
- Mooi River
- Sani Pass
- Bushmans Nek
- Drakensberg Gardens
- Nottingham Road
- Currys Post
- Lions River
- Fort Nottingham
- Bushman Rock
- Hiking Trails
- Hot air
- Horse trails
- Helicopter & Microlight
- Arts & Crafts
- Canopy Tours
- Midlands Meander
- Fly Fishing
- Game Viewing
- White Water rafting
- 4x4 Offroad trails
- Battlefield Tours
- Wine Tasting
- Bicycle tours
- Wellness & Spas
and Crafts - Drakensberg & Natal Midlands
The Midlands Meander is the largest Arts and Craft Route in South Africa
- Glass Cuttings Shop and Gallery - Situated in Hilton Glass
Cuttings offers a range of handcrafted stained glass
items, all of which are made on site. We customize stained glass doors,
windows and lamps to your imaginings. Together we can create a design that
is distinctive and appealing. We also offer standard
lampshades, unique window adornments, candle boxes, angels and glass jewelery
made from both the kiln and the flame torch.
- Johnson Bros Country Furniture a family business established over 33
years ago. We offer an incredible range of handcrafted furniture in solid
woods such as oak, mahogany, blackwood, oregon, cypress, beech, saligna
and yellow wood. Our craftsmen use traditional methods to produce quality
furniture to last for generations. We specialise in
marble topped bathroom vanities and accessories
- The Weaver's Hut was established in 1985 by Eleanor Page, in the foothills
of the Southern Drakensburg, in a remote rural village called Donnybrook.
The Zulu women create tightly woven woollen rugs on frame looms, using
the age-old tradition of hand weave. Their designs are slowly grown on
the loom in an array of colour and design using a tapestry weave.
- Hi-Fly KitesWe
are passionate about kites and anything else that flies.
Established in 1987 we are the leading distributor of kites in South Africa.
We have an exciting range of kites to suit every need
from kids kites, trick kites & power kites including mountain boards
and buggies. We also carry a range of fun outdoor toys....
- Mzansi Zulu Quilt Centre - The
Mzansi Zulu Quilt Centre trains Zulu men and women
to quilt for the market. Zulu, contemporary, ethnic, and traditional quilts
are crafted here by Zulu men and women and are for
sale. We have an inventory of quilts ranging from cot quilts to king size,
and many beautiful decorative wall hangers, and fabric accessories.
- Groundcover Leather CompanyGroundcover
Leather Company was founded in 1990 by Justin and Amanda
McCarthy. A family business located on a farm in Currys Post, the company
is the expression of a lifelong passion for working
with leather and a search for a meaningful livelihood.
- Heavenly Hammocks Arts & Crafts Manufacturers of Hammocks and Swinging
outdoor furniture in South Africa; Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.
Customisable hammock designs and colours, with an African arts and crafts
feel. Order online or contact us for a quote. Unique to Heavenly Hammocks
is our extensive range of crush dyed
indoor and outdoor hanging furniture.
- The furniture company is a fairly new venture, turning 1 year old in
April 2009, with an aim to making beautiful handmade pieces of furniture
and decor pieces, using mostly local timber from well managed and sustainable
- Zulu Lulu Trading - The
Midlands Meander is home to one of
KwaZulu Natal's most celebrated ceramic studios... Zulu-lulu Trading. Respected
ceramicist Trayci Tompkins and her dynamic team of artists bring you an
eclectic mix of our cultural styles with a range of work that is Collectable,
Functional. Giveable, and refreshingly..
- Corrie Lynn & Co came into being in 1996 and initially produced mainly
outdoor furniture such as Adirandack Chairs, deck chairs & slatted
fold-up chairs. The business has since grown and now employs 6 full-time
workers who have been trained in cabinet-making, finishing techniques and
saw-milling. Our main market is for individually, designed custom-made
- The Lavender Co. - A
place of unsurpassed beauty and heavenly
fragrance. Our shop is filled with exquisite handcrafted body products:
essential oils grown and distilled on the farm, lotions, scrubs and scented
salts to invigorate wary bodies.
- The Wood Turner - John
and Andrew Early work and live in
the picturesque Dargle Valley in the Natal Midlands. Here, this dedicated
father and son team pursue a shared obsession with wood that goes back
generations. John's father was a cabinetmaker, John is a renowned woodturner
and his son, Andrew, has followed
in the footsteps of both, creating contemporary turned wooden vessels
- Yeti Leather began forming in the year 2000. My first son had just been
born and we dreamed of leaving the city and starting a new life. We found
a place to stay in the Midlands and a serendipitous meeting with James
Jordan of Groundcover landed me a job and a chance to learn more about
- Culamoya ChimesThe making, designing and tuning of wind chimes is more
of a hobby for the owners of Culamoya chimes, Frik and Lola. There are
over 30 different varieties of tuned chimes in their studio. The chimes
range from small tinkling chimes to large chimes with deep sounds with
a few special in-between chime that are tuned to the cathedrals of St Pauls,
Winchester and West Minster
- Hillfold PotteryLindsay Scott is a renowned South African ceramist. He
has won the South African National Exhibition as well as numerious merit
awards at regional exhibitions in Kwa-Zulu Natal and Gauteng. His work
features in galleries across the country, including the Tatham and the
Johannesburg Art Gallery.
- Sterling's Wrought Iron is a family business established in 1989. Traditional
blacksmithing is combined with modern techniques to produce an endless
range of wrought iron furniture, accessories and artistic pieces. All their
work is handcrafted on the premises and at their workshop in the Dargle.
- Miguel's Handmade Leathercraft is one of the original Midlands Meander
leather goods manufacturers. Situated in Lidgetton only 50m off the R103,
Miguel produces an exclusive range of export quality handmade leather handbags,
briefcases, travelbags, wallets, purses, belts and accessories.
- Shuttleworth WeavingHelen and Andy Shuttleworth have lived in Fort Nottingham
for 30 years. They settled on a hilltop surrounded by indigenous forests
where, together with a new partner- their son Robert- and a small team
of skilled crafters, they can be found spinning. Dyeing and weaving in
a beautiful natural setting. Over the years, the Shuttleworths have evolved
their own original designs
- Tsonga Shoes & Bags The time-perfected art of hand-stitching beautifully
styled leather uppers to their uniquely designed soles is a Tsonga tradition
- kept alive in the Drakensburg foothills by local Zulu women, who craft
each shoe and handbag with a spirit of their authentic African heritage
The Central Drakensberg offers a wide choice of local arts and crafts outlets
Studios - Situated in Winterton framing, screen printing and. Open Monday
to Friday - 8am to 5pm. Saturday- 8am to 1pm.
- The Antique
Shop - situated in Winterton antiques, collectibles and pure cotton clothes.
Open Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm. Saturday- 8am to 1pm.
- Associated Game
Industries - Situated in Winterton taxidermists. Leatherware, sheepskin
slippers and a range of other high quality goods. Open Monday to Friday
- 8am to 5pm. Saturday- 8am to 1pm.
- The Pantry - Situated in Winterton a
variety of arts & crafts, biltong,
seedlings. Open Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm. Saturday- 8am to 1pm.
Winterton Tourism Hive - Situated in Winterton a selection of locally made
arts & crafts
and Eyethu pottery. Open Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm. Saturday- 8am to
- Thokozisa In the Central
Drakensberg you will finda number of arts and craft shops are open
7 days a week from 9am to 4.30/5pm
Art Gems - Situated at Thokozisa Gemstones, Bonsai, Original local artworks & crafts & much
- Hides of Africa - Situated at Thokozisa Leather craft, Hides & African
- San Rock
Ridge - Situated at Thokozisa San related arts and crafts Zebu Crossing
- Art deco & gifts
- Bijoux Fantasy - Situated at Thokozisa Jewellery & fashion accessories
- Kakadu & Karoo
-Situated at Thokozisa Clothing & paraphernalia
- The Ugly Duckling - Situated at Cederwood Village in the Central Drakensberg
Furniture & crafts
imported from Indonesia
- Mountain Moods - Situated at Cederwood Village Prints of mountain photographs
by Mike Behr + DVD's of photos
- Meadowsweet Herbs - Situated at Cederwood Village Health shop with soaps & creams
made by Meadowsweet
- The Glass House - Situated at Cederwood Village a division of Glamosa
- The Jeep Shop - Situated at Cederwood Village stockists of Jeep clothing,
Wrangler & Senqu Throughout
the Central Drakensberg:
- Chameleon's Biltong Hut - Excellent biltong, arts & crafts
and clothing. Open 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm.
- KwaZulu Weavers & Candle
Factory Situaled on the R600 towards Winterton - a great selection of rugs,
candles and accessories. Open 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm.
- Reg Ströh's Studio - bronze sculptures influenced
by African game and San Rock Art.
- Ardmore Ceramics - Situated in the Champagne Valley started by the internationally
renowned Fee Halstead-Berning and showcasing the work of Bonny Ntshalintshali,
this studio draws on Zulu Mythology for its creative wares. Open from 9am
to 2.30pm daily.
- Valley Bakery - Situated in the Champagne Valley an art gallery with
an interesting selection. Open Monday to Friday - 7am to 5pm. Saturday-
7am to 1pm. Also note that you will find excellent basketry and some beadwork
on sale by Zulu ladies. They sell their wares at the Drakensberg Hotel
turnoff and near the Champagne Castle Hotel gate.