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Oaklands Harvest Festival: A Family Celebration

The greater Oaklands community recently celebrated two years of exceptional hard work with the beginning of a new annual tradition. Caroline Bruce and her siblings, Kathy Romer-Lee, Annie Barnard and Simon Tully are the driving force behind the successful Oaklands Country Manor, which has won numerous awards for its incredible cuisine and warm hospitality. Set […]

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A Lesson on Permaculture Gardens

So you’ve heard that Oaklands is empowering the Drakensberg community through permaculture. You have an idea what it’s about, but aren’t quite sure. Here’s a little crash course… What is Permaculture? A quick lesson in linguistics will get you somewhat closer to the answer. Permaculture is a combination of the words permanent and agriculture – […]

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Empowering the Drakensberg through Permaculture

Oaklands Country Manor is proud to announce our new permaculture initiative to empower the local Drakensberg community through sustainable practices. Why Sustainability in the Drakensberg? Family values form the core of the Oaklands Country Manor ethos. And with a long affiliation with the Drakensberg region, it’s one that extends to the nearby community as well. […]