House Manual

In winter our garden appears dead, as does much of the landscape. But come summer, it completely rejuvenates itself

  • Please keep the gate to the road locked at all times. Come as go as you please.
  • Check in is after 2pm. Checkout is latest 10am.
  • Under the kitchen sink you will find extra things you might need.
  • We stock coffee, sugar, tea, cremora and firewood for sale.
  • All beds are equipped with electric blankets & mosquito nets. Nets to be stored on top of cupboards.
  • We have a fireplace & gas heater.
  • Prepaid wifi available on request.
  • Pet friendly by arrangement only
  • Theres 3 places to eat out in Bulwer.
  • 1. Natura hotel (you passed the signage entering Bulwer).
  • 2. NIP INN pub & grub (opposite side of Bulwer opposite Ashtonvale Farm.
  • 3. Aard Lui ~ caters 3 course meals, booking essential 0828096269
  • The local Bulwer shops (for essentials) close at 5pm, on weekdays & 2pm on weekends (hours vary in lockdown).
  • The Bulwer Express ( takeaway & shop at the Engen) is 24hrs.
  • SuperSpar in Underberg is the nearest chain store, 35kms from Bulwer. Their hours are 7am-7pm daily
  • Ms Bongi Shabalala sells the best fruit. She is at the entrance to Engen Garage under the red umbrella.
  • Did You Know: Bulwer Mountain (2072m) is the last in the Southern Drakensberg range. It is a world famous paragliding site and even has a cave with ancient San Rock Art. This is the mountain you look onto at Cottage Imvana.

🍴Stonehouse Kitchen in Himeville is a must visit, food is incredible by a trendy young chef, pet friendly also. https://www.facebook.com/stonehousekitchenhimeville/

..

🎣The Olde Hatchery is really a beautiful venue, pet friendly with great food, lovely atmosphere and views, with lots of water as it also has trout fishing.

https://www.facebook.com/The-Old-Hatchery-DrakensbergUnderberg-109718727500643/

🐴 Stables Marketplace, also in Himeville for Saturday & Sunday morning crafts, food, and Colleens Country Cafe directory hearty meals, pet friendly https://www.facebook.com/thestablesmarketplace/

🐄Giants Cup supply store is on the Sani Pass road, near Sani Lodge Backpackers. Farm fresh produce and bring a milk bottle to fill with milk from their very own cows. https://www.facebook.com/sanilodgebackpackers/

🦆Olde Duck Cafe in Underberg is also pet friendly, full of farm animals and fantastic kids play areas. Great vibe and stunning views, food hearty & delish cakes, and 2nd best coffee in the berg. There are also many trails from here, all marked. https://www.facebook.com/theoldeduck/

🍋Lemon Tree restaurant is in Underberg central and have no 1 best coffee in the berg…and the food is also amazing. The beautiful back courtyard is pet friendly, but there is no grass https://www.facebook.com/The-Lemon-Tree-175669202462653/

🧀If you’re looking for cheese, there is Underberg Cheesery also on Drak gardens Road after Olde Duck Cafe.

🍴En route to Bulwer from Durban, near Boston, you will find Picklepot Cafe. Its very very awesome. They have great danes on site, country vibe and hearty food. https://www.facebook.com/PicklepotCafe/

⛽Also in Boston, at the Boston Garage, is Rox coffee Co, great Coffee on the road and best service station. https://www.facebook.com/bostongaragekzn/

Contact:

Ard Lui Lauretta Grobler +27 828096269 Lauretta caters three course meals, booking is essential

Mountain Park hotel: Breakfast, lunch and dinner available Sam/Ralph +27 636558780

Nip Inn pub & grub Shane +27 825383892

Underberg

The Grind 033 7011571 Pizza, Sushi and more

The Olde Duck +27 741413153

The Old Hatchery +27 810116311

Malachite Manor +27 836452026

The Stone house Himeville 066 1270571

Moorcroft Manor 033 7021967

Activities

Hiking

Mountain Biking

Marutswa Forest

Activities further afield

Trout fishing NUD Sports 033 7011096

Horse Riding at Sani Pass Hotel +27 722021456

Khotso Horse Trails +27 824125540

Midlands Meander 033 3308195

Bathroom