Tag Archives | Drakensberg

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Some Winter TLC with Permaculture Tea

Winter’s in full swing, but your immune system not? Keep colds and flu at bay with permaculture this May. Here’s something you can concoct straight from your garden… Prepping for Winter with Companion Plants If you planted turmeric in September/October last year, chances are they’ve just peaked and are ready for harvest. Luckily for you, […]

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We’re Hiring! Front Office Manager

Live and work in the scenic Drakensberg! Oaklands Country Manor is looking a front office manager to oversee our reception desk and guests. Front Office Fundi Required! Oaklands Country Manor is seeking for a front office manager to ensure that our standard of excellence and guests expectations are met and, where possible, exceeded. The candidate […]

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An Autumn Retreat to the Drakensberg

Summer may be over, but there’s still plenty of time to retreat to the majestic Drakensberg outdoors before the winter chill sets in. Autumn in the Drakensberg The Drakensberg is a stunner all year round, but it’s when autumn rolls in that the countryside really shows off her true colours. Between April and May, the […]

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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 […]

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Permaculture Recipes with In-Season Produce

So you thought you wanted to get into permaculture gardening, like you thought you wanted to start yoga. But the year is in full swing and neither has been attempted? Luckily you can eat green by shopping in season! Putting Permaculture in Your Grocery List While shopping in season might not have been how you […]

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Race through the Drakensberg in the Safire Berg 100

Cyclists, are you ready to put your peddle to the metal? Or should we say dirt road? The Safire Berg 100 MTB race is back for a 5th spin around the Southern Drakensberg! Date: 19 March 2016 Venue: Nottingham Road Primary Start Time: 07h00 Safire Berg 100 Established in 2011, the Safire Berg 100 is […]

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A Romantic Drakensberg Getaway

This year, Valentine’s Day falls on the weekend. Why not take advantage with a romantic getaway for you and your better half? The Drakensberg is full of dreamy activities… Romance on the Manor Rekindle the romance and spoil your loved one on a romantic trip for two at Oaklands Country Manor. Our Bruce suite features […]

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Saving the Vultures of the Maloti-Drakensberg

At Oaklands, we’re firm believers in the saying birds of a feather flock together. You love birds. We love birds. Let’s join up and support the bird-loving initiative Maloti-Drakensberg Vulture Project. The Maloti-Drakensberg Vulture Project We mean, really, our feathered friends inspired the popular expression. Now is a better time than ever to return the […]

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A New Year. A New Permaculture Garden.

Happy New Year! Why not ring it in by turning a new leaf? Forget about self-improvement… We’re talking permaculture gardens. Here are some tips to get your very own started… Eat Healthier with Permaculture This is probably the most sure-fire way to stick to your “eat healthier” resolution in the New Year. Let’s face it; […]