The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

Nottingham Road

Afrikaans name: Nottingham Road

The main road heads through the village of Nottingham Road

Nottingham Road

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KwaZulu-Natal

Nottingham Road is a small village just off the N3 near Mooi River.

Nottingham Road accommodation

Are you looking for accommodation in Nottingham Road?

Nottingham Road has plenty of accommodation options available

Sometimes it is referred to as the heart of the Midlands Meander. The Midlands Meander is the name for a collection of diverse attractions spread out across the KwaZulu-Natal midlands. This route is a popular destination for tourists and day visitors alike.

The area around Nottingham Road is very scenic with lush rolling grasslands. The Drakensberg Mountains are not that far away and can be seen in the distance.

Nearby is Fort Nottingham. In the 1800's the garrison here were kept busy trying to defend farmers flocks and herds from raids by the San people who had living on the lands for centuries before English colonization.

Nottingham Road is a good place to stop if you are looking for a place for coffee and something good to eat, after which you can visit the many craft stalls in the area. The town is also well known for its brewery.

Have you visited or stayed at Notthingham Road. Is it worth a visit?



References and further reading

Where to Watch Birds in Southern Africa - Author: A. Berruti and J.C. Sinclair - Published: 1983 - Page: 186

Where to see Birds in KwaZulu-Natal - Author: Bennett and Herbert - Published: 1995 - Page: 67

Where to see Birds in Natal - Author: Gordon Bennett - Published: 1989 - Page: 40

On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 1995 - Page: 133

On Route - Explore South Africa region by region - 3rd edition - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 2014 - Page: 237

Road Tripping South Africa - Author: MapStudio - Published: 2014 - Page: 102

Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Published: 1991 - Page: 80

Farm Stall to Farm Stall - Author: Jennifer Stern - Published: 2014 - Page: 121

Farm Stall to Farm Stall - Author: Jennifer Stern - Published: 2014 - Page: 125

Getaway - Vol 24 No 04 - Author: - Published: 2012 - Page: 146

Getaway - Vol 29 No 04 - Author: - Published: 2017 - Page: 44

Getaway - Vol 29 No 04 - Author: - Published: 2017 - Page: 46

Getaway - Vol 32 No 03 - Author: - Published: 2020 - Page: 100

Mooiloop! The Book - Author: SABC 2 - Published: 2016 - Page: 46

Farm Stall to Farm Stall - Author: Jennifer Stern - Published: 2014 - Page: 120


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