25 places to fall in love in the midlands

The Midlands offers a perfect setting for a wedding, you will find total tranquillity. Settled comfortably into the rolling hills between Pietermaritzburg and the Drakensburg uKhahlamba mountains, the Midlands offers a diverse landscape of indigenous forests, rolling grasslands, beautiful rivers, farmlands and small villages inhabited by interesting characters.  You will be charmed by gracious hosts at wonderful guest houses, B&Bs, lodges and stunning hotels. With over 30 wedding venues available you will be spoilt for choice for your perfect venue. No matter what season you intend to tie the knot, the Midlands has something to offer.  Winter will soothe your soul with a palette of browns, purples and muted greens, it’s the season of spectacular sunsets and cosy fires.   Summer will show you spectacular wild flowers and warm evenings, lush pastures with colourful butterflies. The autumn with its falling crimson leaves and frost morning lawns and dusty aromas, the evenings are perfect for watching the full moon rise and clear star gazing skies. Spring with its gentle romantic showers, when the birds are busy and the scent of nectar is overwhelming.  Whatever the season the Midlands offers the perfect countryside setting, lovely scenery and gorgeous old buildings to capture those special moments.

25 Places to fall in love in the Midlands

  • Overlooking Karkloof Falls
  • On the verandah at Hartford House
  • With splendid views at Tumbledowns
  • In the mist belt forest at Lemonwood
  • Amongst the lavender at Indigo Fields
  • Beside the fire at Hebron Haven
  • In a tree house at Sycamore Avenue
  • Floating on the raft at Old Kilgobbin
  • In the Jacuzzi at Hawklee
  • In the garden at Bramleigh Manor
  • Under a yellowwood tree
  • Beside Fish Jump Falls at Umgeni Valley
  • Sharing Pizza at Il Postino
  • Leaning on the pub at Rawdons
  • On top of Mount Gilboa
  • Swinging through the tree tops in Karkloof
  • In a Hammock
  • During dinner at Granny Mouse
  • Over lunch at La Lampara
  • In the Kamber Valley
  • Picnicking at Horizons
  • Tasting wine at Kleinberg
  • On the riverside deck at Caversham Mill
  • Having a picnic at Swissland Cheese
  • Tasting wine at Kleinberg
  • Watching Cape Parrots at Marutswa Boardwalk