Swallows Nest B&B
Winterton, Drakensberg - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Swallows nest B&B is the perfect Winterton accommodation, combining the elements of a min-vacation with the nostalgia of being in your own home. Set in the small village of Winterton in Kwa-Zulu Natal on the foothills of the Drakensberg, it is the picture of an intimate escape that leaves you with the feeling of "home away from home''.
Surrounded by an acre of gardens, the guest house has 6 en-suite bedrooms with twin/double or family options. There are fresh linen and towels in the rooms and each room comes with a small fridge and microwave. And just like you would in the comfort of your own home, tea and coffee are served along with a dose of friendly service. For those winter nights when the snow caps the Drakensburg Mountain an electric blanket will be provided. The homely reception area enjoys free Wi-Fi for its guests to use. The 22 channel DSTV Bouquet means you never have to miss out on your favourite shows while you're enjoying your Winterton Guest house experience. There are brain facilities to make sure that you and the family bond over braai vleis and kebabs.
Unlike the typical B&B in Winterton, Swallows nest B&B chooses comfort over luxury, value of costs and quality over quantity. It is therefore the holiday for the tired house wife who wants to enjoy some quiet from the kids or the business man who has to drive all the way to Durban for a business trip.
Nothing about Swallows Nest is overt but it is an understated nest of peace and serenity, just like the name implies. It is a haven of simplicity, comfort but also value for your money. With the Drakensbrg rich history, there are also plenty of sites to explore and things to do within a short distance from this Winterton accommodation such as Drakensbrg hot air ballooning, visiting Game drives and fishing. For those who feel like they haven't really left home, they can visit the eateries and shopping complexes around like Black Scabbard Bistro, Valley bakery and Kwa-Zulu Natal weaver's and waffle hut.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Swallows Nest B&B, Winterton, Drakensberg
- Children Welcome
- Gay Friendly
- Secure Parking
- Non Smoking
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Swallows Nest B&B, Winterton, Drakensberg
- Tourism Grading Council
Things to do near Winterton, Drakensberg
Less than 40km from the towering Amphitheatre of Royal Natal National Park, this ideally situated, agricultural and trading centre was laid out in 1897 by a retired sea captain. British forces built a blockhouse in the settlement two years later at the onset of the Anglo-Boer War - that building is now a Monument and Museum within the grounds of the local Court House. The nearby Rangeworthy Military ...
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Royal Natal National Park was proclaimed in 1916, and contains some of the most spectacular scenery in Africa. The main feature of Royal Natal is the Amphitheatre, a rock wall about 5km in length, and approximately 1000m in height between the Sentinel (3 165m) and Eastern Buttress (3 047m), with a number of domes rising from its relatively flat summit plateau. In 1836, the French missionaries ...
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Directions to Swallows Nest B&B
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 29° 32' 42.5" E / 28° 48' 49" S
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Driving to Swallows Nest B&B in Winterton, Drakensberg
|Departing: King Shaka International Airport|
|Address: M65, La Mercy 4405, South Africa|
|Distance: 238 km / Duration: 2 hours 19 mins|
|1.||Head southeast||1.3 km|
|2.||Take the 1st left onto Mdloti St
|3.||Continue onto M65
|4.||Keep right at the fork and merge onto N2
Partial toll road
|5.||At the interchange 165-E B Cloete, keep left and follow signs for N3 toward Pietermaritzburg/Johannesburg||1.6 km|
|6.||Turn left onto N3
Partial toll road
|7.||Take exit 194 for R74 toward R103/Colenso/Bergville||0.6 km|
|8.||Turn left onto R74
Destination will be on the left
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