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Oaklands Trail Run Weekend

Are you looking for a wonderful place to spend the weekend… and go for some amazing runs in the majestic Van Reenen Mountains of the South Eastern Drakensberg? On the weekend of February 17 & 18, we will be holding the first Oaklands Trail Run Weekend.  There will be a 16 km run on Saturday […]


Celebrating the Women of Oaklands

  In previous decades it was often said that behind every great man is a great woman, but this certainly doesn’t apply at Oaklands Country Manor. At Oaklands, women are at the forefront of everything we do, comfortably holding their own in various vocations and leading our community. In celebration of Women’s Month, we thought […]


A fitting farewell at Oaklands

When the local lipizzaner community and the greater Oaklands community lost one of their dearest friends, they knew they had to collaborate to send her off in a memorable fashion. Lipizzaners are the oldest human bred horse in the world and were first bred over 450 years ago. Wanting a horse that was loyal, courageous […]


The Perfect Wedding

Here are 5 reasons why the Oaklands Country Estate should be at the top of your list when it comes to choosing an intimate venue for your dream wedding. We’re often told that nothing is perfect, but every wedding planner knows that they are under pressure to deliver the perfect wedding to every couple on […]


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 […]


A memorable getaway for Dad

The 18th of June will see South Africans celebrating Father’s Day. While you might be tempted, like most of us, to leave grabbing a gift until to the last minute, you really ought to give it some serious thought this year.     Forget that pair of socks or a trusty swiss army knife, memories […]

The Fuimus Cup Polo Tournament Poster

3 Day Fuimus Cup at Oaklands Today

The Fuimus Cup at Oaklands is an exciting annual polo tournament to be held over 3 days from the 28th to 30th of October 2016. The Tully family will host players from across South Africa, Europe, and the United Kingdom and are sure to have their unique kind of hospitality on display. Expect good food, […]


Run, Ride or Glide in the X-Berg Challenge

If you’ve got an appetite for adventure and a talent for outdoor activities, the X-Berg Challenge in the Drakensberg will put your fitness and flying skills to the ultimate test. Date: 28 April 2016 – 01 May 2016 Starting Point: 07h00, Top of Oliviershoek Pass The X-Berg Challenge Calling all runners, mountain bikers and paragliders. […]


A Vital Living Detox Retreat at Oaklands

Looking to relax, feel lighter and gain new energy? The Vital Living Detox Retreat at Oaklands will set you on a clean path to mind-body wellness. Venue: Oaklands Country Manor Check In: 22 May 2016, at 14:30 Check Out: 27 May 2016, at 10:30 Detox in the Drakensberg We’re a quarter of the way through 2016 […]