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Authentic Battlefields Route Experiences

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Guest House

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Self-catering

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Battlefields

How we got our Guest House Name The Boer & Brit was established in 1998 with the centenary celebrations of the Siege of Ladysmith. Our logo depicts Genl. George White and Genl. Louis Botha, the leaders at the time of the British and the Boer...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Golf

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

About The Battlefields Route

Now the guns are silent, no more the roar of cannons, the crash of musketry, the stamping of many feet and the rattle of assegai against rawhide shield. The hills and plains are quiet, broken only by the call of the herders and the crack of a whip. All that is left to remind us of those turbulent years are the silent cemeteries and lonely monuments.

But place yourself in the hands of one of the many skilful Guides that abound this region and once again you will thrill to the imagined sounds of battle and relive the desperate and courageous acts of gallant men fighting for what they believed was right.

Names like Shaka, Cetshwayo, Dingaan, Blood River, Isandlwana, Rorke’s Drift, Ulundi, the Zulu Kingdom, Majuba, Ladysmith, Talana, Spioenkop, Colenso, Rider Haggard, Churchill, Mahatma Ghandi, Louis Botha, Zulus, Boers, British and many others leap out of the pages of history to excite the imagination! With some 90 sites and 8 wars the Battlefields Region of KwaZulu-Natal has much to offer the Battlefield enthusiast.

The Battlefields Region also includes a large number of nature and game reserves. In the Balele Mountains and around Estcourt there are a number of streams and dams stocked with trout for the avid fly fisherman while in many of the large dams that abound the plains areas you will find bass. There are numerous bird sanctuaries and bird watching areas in the Region and Bird Life Northern Natal members are always delighted to take visitors out and show them around.

CONTACT DETAILS:

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082 801 0551
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What’s in The Battlefields Route

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Guest House

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Self-catering

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Battlefields

How we got our Guest House Name The Boer & Brit was established in 1998 with the centenary celebrations of the Siege of Ladysmith. Our logo depicts Genl. George White and Genl. Louis Botha, the leaders at the time of the British and the Boer...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Golf

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Hiking & walking

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – History & museums

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Motor & quad biking

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Mountain biking

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Photography

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Rafting, canoeing, paddling

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House – Shopping (incl Arts & Crafts)

49 Convent Road, Ladysmith, South Africa
Boer en Brit Self Catering Guest House is located in Ladysmith and offers quality accommodation ideally suited for holidaymakers, contractors and business travellers. We offer 9, well-equipped, spacious units sleeping between 2 and 6 people (total capacity 28 guests), each with their own entrances, private...

Rorke’s Drift Hotel

1 Isandlwana Road, 3016 Rorke'S Drift, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Accommodation and tours; self-guided & guided. Located overlooking the Buffalo River and with views to the far reaches of Zululand, our comofortable modern facilities form a base for exploration and enjoyment of this picturesque rural area. As well as visits to many historic sites (Isandlwana,...

Chez Nous Bed and Breakfast

39 Tatham Street, Dundee, South Africa
Chez Nous B&B is centrally situated in Dundee, heart of the battlefields. Experience exceptional South African hospitality with French flair. We have 11 well appointed rooms, all including DSTV and free wifi. We have amazing South African breakfasts and fresh croissants along with home made...

Weekend Tour – Battlefields of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902)

Ladysmith
Guided weekend tour – Battlefields of the Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) on Ladysmith, Colenso and Spioenkop Battlefield sites. Friday: 12h00 (approx.): Check-in to accommodation venue.  Over lunch, a full background “briefing” to prepare for the weekend. 14h30 to 15h30: The Siege Museum. 15h30 to 17h00: The...

Half Day Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) Experience

Half-day guided tour; presenting: The Battle of Willow Grange in Midlands region with picnic lunch on summit. 08h00 – Over coffee, a full background “briefing” to prepare for the day; 09h00 – Depart for Willow Grange and hike to the summit of Harris Hill. 09h30...

One-Day Battlefields Tour Blood River, Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift

Talana Museum, R33, Dundee, South Africa
This facilitated tour with Battlefields guide Anthony Coleman incorporates the three most iconic battlefields in South African history. The duration is from 08h30 to 17h00 (starting from Dundee) and 08h00 to 18h00 (starting from Newcastle). While it involves a fair amount of driving, all the...

Afternoon Sunset Boat Cruise at Spion Kop Lodge

Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Afternoon excursion on the Spion Kop Dam in Kwazulu-Natal, comprising a relaxed afternoon sitting in the boat, viewing game and enjoy sunset refreshments. Spion Kop Lodge Sunset Boat Cruise The meeting point is at Spion Kop Lodge in scenic KwaZulu-Natal, from where we get into the...

Afternoon Game Drive at Spion Kop Lodge

Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Afternoon excursion to the Spion Kop Nature Reserve comprising game viewing and sunset refreshments. SPION KOP GAME DRIVE The meeting point is at Spion Kop Lodge, KwaZulu-Natal, from where the vehicles leave to travel to the reserve next to the Lodge. The reserve is approximately...

X7 Stop Battlefields Durban Return

SAN Safaris
A full day with 7 stops at various Battlefield and Cultural sites. Depart from Durban as early as possible 06h30 and transfer north along N3 Toll Route. Battlefield and cultural sites include: ·         Nelson Mandela Memorial ·         Apartheid Museum ·         Winston Churchill Capture Site ·...

San Safaris

18A Kearsney College Road, Botha's Hill, Outer West Durban, KwaZulu-Natal 3660, South Africa
San Safaris provides top class Heritage Safaris’ throughout Southern Africa, taking the tourist off the beaten track to explore magnificent game reserves, historical battlefield sites and cultural centres on offer. You will have a deeper understanding of the night sky, the constellations from an Astronomical...

Pat Rundgren Battlefield Tours

16 Chard Street, Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Pat Rundgren offers guided day trips, three or five day excursions to the KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields, Drakensberg and Nambithi/Hluhluwe Game Reserves. Mix and match to suit. Led by Pat Rundgren, Battlefield Guide and Author of Military Publications.

Gecko’s View B&B

Farm Verden, Elandskraal, KwaZulu-Natal
Gecko’s View offers dinner, B&B with healthy home-cooked meals or self-catering. We are situated only 16km from Rorke’s Drift on the P194. We arrange tour guides and packed lunches for the day are available. Good value for your money!!
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