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Oaklands Winter Permaculture Tea

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, […]

Oaklands Midlands Meander Drakensberg

Meander on up the Drakensberg Midlands to Oaklands

With spring around the corner, why not savour the last of the Drakensberg winter at Oaklands Country Manor and explore the Midlands Meander on your way? Midlands Meander Tourism Route Set amid the rolling Drakensberg foothills, between Pietermaritzburg and Mooi River, the Midlands Meander is South Africa’s most charming tourism route. Picturesque villages offer visitors […]


Hiking During the Drakensberg Winter

Explore the Oaklands countryside and snow-capped Drakensberg by foot this winter. The cold and dry climate offers perfect conditions for day hikes. The Drakensberg: A Hikers Winter Wonderland Don’t let cold feet keep you from lacing up your hiking boots because winter is the best time of year to hikes into the Drakensberg. The sweltering heat, humidity […]


A Winter Family Retreat in the Drakensberg

This winter, don’t let the nip in the air send you into hibernation. With horse riding, mountain biking and hiking trails all around, why not escape to the mountains for a fun-filled family holiday? Oaklands Country Manor has plenty of warming activities… Hiking into the Drakensberg You don’t have to climb to the snow-capped Drakensberg […]