By: Alison Kirk
Escape and indulge in all the Midlands has to offer…
Fordoun Hotel and Spa is located in the KZN Midlands at Nottingham Road. A place of crystal clear air where guests can enjoy fly fishing, birding, mountain bike rides, trail running or gentle walks.
Five star accommodation is offered in twenty two individually styled bedrooms in three catagories – Luxury, de luxe and superior.
Fordoun encapsulates the grandeur of a bygone age as well as offering all the modern comforts. Modern self- contained cottages around a village green are also available for families and children can visit farmyard animals.
Fordoun’s fine dining bistro is open seven days a week and is open to guests as well as day visitors. It is the perfect place for farm style breakfasts, light café style lunches and delicious dinners. For those who are health conscious and those who are wanting a decadent treat, the Skye bistro caters for everyone.
Fordoun Hotel and Spa is easily accessible from both Durban and Gauteng. With panoramic views of the Drakensberg the wedding venue and chapel are ideal for an elegant stylish country wedding. Two hundred guests can be accommodated and the venue is equipped with a kitchen, reception, serving area, lounge, two bars, dance floor and toilets.
With panoramic views of the majestic Drakensberg, in a tranquil country setting the feeling of romance is almost tangible. Easily accessible from both Durban and Gauteng, Fordoun has all the makings of a spectacular wedding and conference venue, boasting superb facilities, accommodation and activities to ensure an unforgettable, stress wedding or conference experience.
Our stunning relatively new venue and chapel are ideal for an elegant stylish country wedding accommodating up to 180 guests. The newly renovated barn situated at the Fordoun Farm Village with breath-taking views of the majestic Drakensburg Mountains, a cricket field and is equipped with a kitchen, reception, a serving area, lounge, two bars, a dance area, stage fireplace and toilets.
Nine luxurious self-catering chalets provide ample accommodation for 34 guests. Our Multi- Functional Venue is a state of the art facility, combining a breath-taking views whilst offering practicality and convenience to delegates.
The main attraction at Fordoun Hotel and Spa is the award winning spa. It boasts a team of experts including masseuses, Reiki, and bio-energy specialists. There are highly trained aestheticians as well as an African Traditional Healer.
A number of day or overnight packages are offered. These include a detox retreat, stress relief package, romantic indulgence, Mum’s package, and many more. Overnight packages include breakfast, lunch or dinner, or all three.
Fordoun’s wellness spa features an outdoor pool, indoor heated pool, floatation tank, and more
Spa clients can enjoy international product ranges as well as Fordoun’s signature range, Ndlovu. These are made from Zulu traditional healing plants grown in Fordoun’s indigenous garden. Dr. Elliot Ndlovu is a traditional African healer and Inyanga and appointments can be made for a consultation.
Fordoun is an all-round retreat and a sense of relaxation and peace are felt as soon as one enters down the long tree-lined driveway.
Landline: 033 266 6217
Cell: +27 82 335 0570