Tourist Attractions in Pietermaritzburg Area, Midlands & Battlefields, KwaZulu-Natal

Tourist Attractions near Pietermaritzburg Area, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Butterflies for Africa Hot House

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Golden Horse Casino - Pietermaritzburg

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University of KwaZulu Natal-PMB

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Named after Pieter Retief and Gert Maritz, the city of Pietermaritzburg is teeming with the ambience of times gone by.

Most coast-bound visitors whizz through Pietermaritzburg with barely a glance in the rear view mirror, never taking the time to absorb the ambience of this historic city. Next time you are on the N3 treat yourself to perhaps a first or final leg of the Midlands Meander and stay over in one of the broad selection of either a Pietermaritzburg Bed and Breakfast or any other Pietermaritzburg accommodation. Pietermaritzburg hotels and a variety of about 50 restaurants can be investigated for fine foods.

Shopping in and around the little lanes of Pietermaritzburg give the feeling of Victorian London transported wholesale to KwaZulu Natal. Pietermaritzburg is riddled with Victorian architecture which can be found in much of the Pietermaritzburg accommodation guest houses. The Oval cricket ground and Pietermaritzburg City Hall are among the many buildings to visit.

Other places of interest in the Pietermaritzburg area include the nearby Lion Park near Camperdown and the Kwazulu Natal Railway Museum at Mason's Mill.

The annual Dusi Canoe Marathon takes place every Summer starting at the Umsindusi River ( Dusi River). Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Pietermaritzburg is very scarce during this race and should be booked early.

The Comrades Marathon which is run between Pietermaritzburg and Durban, attracts runners from around the world who participate in this gruelling 90 km ultra marathon. This is another busy time for Pietermaritzburg accommodation owners who are inundated, especially for Self Catering and Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Pietermaritzburg (as well as Durban).

The nearby Idube Raceway near Camperdown holds regular events for go-karting and motorcycle enthusiasts. Accommodation in Pietermaritzburg is probably a little too far for this event.

 

Pietermaritzburg Bed and Breakfast review for accommodation in Montrose, Pietermaritzburg
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Victoria Country Club Guest House in Montrose, is ideal for Pietermaritzburg accommodation and is situated on the Pietermaritzburg Victoria Country Club golf course, making it the perfect place to stay while busy on the 'greens'. If you still have the energy, there are also tennis courts, squash courts and a swimming pool at this Pietermaritzburg Country Club.

We enjoyed some great meals at the a la carte Egret Restaurant, , or the more relaxed Reggies Bar, with its spacious veranda overlooking the golf course.
This upmarket Montrose Pietermaritzburg bed & breakfast accommodation is ideal for the weekend golfer.

Bill

Things To Do in Pietermaritzburg Area
Sakabula Golf Club Sakabula Golf Club
in Pietermaritzburg Area, KwaZulu-Natal
Butterflies For Africa Butterflies For Africa
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Pietermaritzburg Area Attractions
Old Colonial Building: less than 5 km
Art in the Park: less than 5 km
Natal Museum: less than 5 km
Christian Science Church: less than 5 km
Burger Street Jail: less than 5 km
Pietermaritzburg City Hall: less than 5 km
One O'Clock Gun: less than 5 km
Garden of Remembrance - Pietermaritzburg: less than 5 km
Voortrekker Museum: less than 5 km
Tatham Art Gallery: less than 5 km
Macrorie House: less than 5 km
Dusi Canoe marathon: less than 5 km
Pietermaritzburg Farmers Market: less than 5 km
Alexandra Park - Pietermaritzburg: less than 5 km
Maritzburg College: less than 5 km
Royal Agricultural Show: less than 5 km
Basani Art and Craft Centre: less than 5 km
Fort Napier: less than 5 km
Scottsville Race Course: less than 5 km
Winston Churchill Theatre: less than 5 km
Nearby Towns
Athlone, Pietermaritzburg
Bisley, Pietermaritzburg
Boughton, Pietermaritzburg
Clarendon, Pietermaritzburg
Ferncliffe, Pietermaritzburg


Lincoln Cottages Self Catering in Pietermaritzburg Area, KwaZulu-Natal
Lincoln Cottages is nestled amongst indigenous Acacia trees in the tranquil suburb of Lincoln Meade, Pietermaritzburg. We offer an ideal base from which both the business man and holiday maker can operate from
Little Fields Country House in Pietermaritzburg Area, KwaZulu-Natal
Little Fields is a small piece of rural heaven in the Kwazulu Natal Midlands. Set just outside of Hilton, overlooking fields and pastures, this guesthouse offers you a tranquil setting in which to catch your breath.
Gecko Hill in Pietermaritzburg Area, KwaZulu-Natal
Situated a mere 600 metres from the popular Cascades shopping centre in the leafy northern suburb of Montrose, and less than 5 minutes drive to the Liberty Midlands Mall and the N3 highway, Gecko Hill is a popular self catering destination.
The Jays Guest House in Pietermaritzburg Area, KwaZulu-Natal
Comfortable rooms with en-suite bathrooms, private entrances and secure off-road parking in a beautiful garden. Ideal for business people and a home away from home for all travellers. Close to the city centre, restaurants, shops, hospitals and...
Brevisbrook Bed & Breakfast in Pietermaritzburg Area, KwaZulu-Natal
Enjoy the warmest hospitality in Pietermaritzburg as Patrick Laundy welcomes you to Brevisbrook. Guests feel most relaxed in this peaceful country style property set in lush surroundings overlooking indigenous trees and a bubbling stream.

Named after Pieter Retief and Gert Maritz, the city of Pietermaritzburg is teeming with the ambience of times gone by.

Most coast-bound visitors whizz through Pietermaritzburg with barely a glance in the rear view mirror, never taking the time to absorb the ambience of this historic city. Next time you are on the N3 treat yourself to perhaps a first or final leg of the Midlands Meander and stay over in one of the broad selection of either a Pietermaritzburg Bed and Breakfast or any other Pietermaritzburg accommodation. Pietermaritzburg hotels and a variety of about 50 restaurants can be investigated for fine foods.

Shopping in and around the little lanes of Pietermaritzburg give the feeling of Victorian London transported wholesale to KwaZulu Natal. Pietermaritzburg is riddled with Victorian architecture which can be found in much of the Pietermaritzburg accommodation guest houses. The Oval cricket ground and Pietermaritzburg City Hall are among the many buildings to visit.

Other places of interest in the Pietermaritzburg area include the nearby Lion Park near Camperdown and the Kwazulu Natal Railway Museum at Mason's Mill.

The annual Dusi Canoe Marathon takes place every Summer starting at the Umsindusi River ( Dusi River). Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Pietermaritzburg is very scarce during this race and should be booked early.

The Comrades Marathon which is run between Pietermaritzburg and Durban, attracts runners from around the world who participate in this gruelling 90 km ultra marathon. This is another busy time for Pietermaritzburg accommodation owners who are inundated, especially for Self Catering and Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Pietermaritzburg (as well as Durban).

The nearby Idube Raceway near Camperdown holds regular events for go-karting and motorcycle enthusiasts. Accommodation in Pietermaritzburg is probably a little too far for this event.

 

Pietermaritzburg Bed and Breakfast review for accommodation in Montrose, Pietermaritzburg
wheretostay.co.za/victoria

Victoria Country Club Guest House in Montrose, is ideal for Pietermaritzburg accommodation and is situated on the Pietermaritzburg Victoria Country Club golf course, making it the perfect place to stay while busy on the 'greens'. If you still have the energy, there are also tennis courts, squash courts and a swimming pool at this Pietermaritzburg Country Club.

We enjoyed some great meals at the a la carte Egret Restaurant, , or the more relaxed Reggies Bar, with its spacious veranda overlooking the golf course.
This upmarket Montrose Pietermaritzburg bed & breakfast accommodation is ideal for the weekend golfer.

Bill