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The Battlefields of KwaZulu Natal

Not only the place of some of the most picturesque landscapes in the country, the sweeping hills and knotty rock formations that pepper the rolling plains and valleys of northern and central KwaZulu Natal are also the site of a concentration of 70 years of historical battles that shaped the course of South African, British […]

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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 […]

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Bring on the Holidays. It’s time for an adventure!

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is coming to a close. It all happened so quickly. The year has been an amazing one for us – and now we are preparing for a busy summer and Christmas Holiday. We thought we would give you some inspiration for the upcoming holidays.  Whether you are a couple or […]

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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 […]