Swallowfield Rondavels self-catering accommodation is located in the heart of the Cathkin and Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, South Africa. Affordable and comfortable accommodation. Swallowfield Self-Catering Rondavels have spectacular views of the Drakensberg mountains.
Walks and hikes. There are a number of beautiful trails in the area which mainly start from the Monks Cowl Camp which is managed by Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife. Some of our personal favourites are Crystal Falls and the Spinx, Nandi Falls together with the Sterkspruit Falls, Gray’s Pass and the Blue Grotto.
Taking a helicopter flip over the Drakensberg. There are operators across the Road from Swallowfield at Dragon Peaks Resort.
Watching the sun rise over Champagne Castle, Cathkin Peak and Sterkhorn.
Zip lining at the operators near Drakensberg Sun.
Having a pub lunch or supper at the many resorts in the Valley.
A visit to the acclaimed Cathedral Peak Wine Estate.
The Winterton Museum is worth a visit;
You can do hot air ballooning near Cathedral Peak Wine Estate.
Thokoziza and a range of other craft centres in the vicinity are definitely worth visiting.
The Spionkop Nature Reserve.
Battlefield sites such as Spionkop.
Self-catering cottages (Feathers and Spades):
Swallowfield offers two beautifully appointed self-catering rondavels. Moreover, both of these have en-suite bathrooms, kitchenette counters and dining room tables. In addition, they have dedicated braai areas. Coupled with beautiful views of some of the core peaks of the Central Drakensberg. These include Sterkhorn, Cathkin Peak and Champagne Castle. In addition it is situated directly adjacent to the Drakensberg Boys Choir.
Swallowfield also has a three bedroom cottage – Swallowfield Cottage. This cottage has a large lounge and dining room. Furthermore, it has a fire place. In addition it has a well equipped kitchen and laundry. It has a separate toilet and a bathroom. Finally, Swallowfield Cottage, has a large patio area.
Swallowfield is located on the R600 some 32km from Winterton and opposite the Drakensberg Boys Choir and the Dragons Peaks Resort.