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The rolling hills of Balgowan in the KZN Midlands play host to one of our very favorite wedding venues. Class and elegance abound from the minute you drive through the large gates past the beautiful Nguni cattle. Quiet elegance and heartfelt hospitality greet you in this fantastically situated wedding venue. The glass front chapel offers views over the hills and is a perfect setting for you to exchange wedding vows.
Secret Garden is nestled in the hills of Bisley, just outside Pietermaritzburg.
This venue will turn your special day into a wonderful life long memory.
An unassuming gem of a venue situated in Dargle on a hill overlooking Midmar Dam.
Being owner run, this wedding venue is well kept, well run and they ensure your wedding day is a happy occassion.
Breathtakingly beautiful, the glass chapel overlooks a serene lake with panoramic views of the hills behind that create the perfect backdrop for your perfect day, and a memory that will last a lifetime. Often as if by divine intervention the cattle feel the urge to stroll past as a couple is taking their vows, or a curious herd of antelope will be bystanders to your "I do".
This family run wedding venue has an 18th century stone barn overlooking the rolling KZN sugar lands and provides the perfect setting for a romantic and intimate wedding.
A thatched lapa, beautiful gardens to all its nooks and crannies, Thorpe Lodge has everything to make your dream wedding a reality.
The owners and staff pride themselves in the care and professionalism that is taken in making your wedding a unique and unforgettable day.
Granny Mouse Country House in Balgowan in the Midlands is a perfect wedding venue.
With an air conditioned chapel and reception venue overlooking the Caversham Valley the venue can seat up to 120 guests and is blessed with panoramic views that are unique to the area.
Tala offers 2 amazing wedding venues, Acacia and Fig Tree Barn. Acacia is situated alongside a watering hole with magnificent views over the Tala Valley.
Fig Tree Barn is a large farm stead building that has been creatived restored into magnificent wedding venue.
Situated around 27km's from Pietermaritzburg and about 60km's from Durban but within the perfect country setting.
Make your wedding day one that everyone remembers! Eden Lassie works hard to create unique moments for each wedding. Be it from the ceremony location, to the set up of the venue to the menus, each wedding is individually planned to suit the bridal couple.
Picturesque lakes, crystal chandeliers, an array of wildlife and award-winning chefs make this a fantastic Midlands wedding venue.
Orchards is an elegant and romantic wedding venue situated in the rolling hills of the Caversham Valley in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.
The owners of this countryside gem have lovingly crafted a flexible, family-run venue whilst maintaining the beauty and intimacy of the setting.
A family run, exclusive wedding venue in the Natal Midlands. Limiting the number of weddings it hosts, ensures a personalised service and wedding experience on your special day.
A must see venue.
Situated just 8 km's outside Pietermaritzburg, Ishona Langa Wildlife Sanctuary is the ideal venue for that dream bush style wedding. The canopy of the indigenous acacias creates a tranquil bush veld mood in which to relax and enjoy yourself with your friends.
Amazing staff, wild surroundings and beautiful animals in the reserve, make your special day just that much more special.
One of the Midland’s most romantic and unique wedding venues, Bellwood is situated on 600 acres of rolling green hills and valleys in the foothills of the Drakensburg.
With the choice of two unique chapels, Bellwood allows you to have the wedding you have always dreamed of. Whether your dream is to have an intimate ceremony under a lush forest canopy or a ceremony in an old stone chapel.
Netherwood is a contemporary wedding venue located on a working angus stud farm in Nottingham Road in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands.
The design and layout was focussed around keeping the structures as quiet as possible - to allow the natural beauty of the surrounding area to speak for itself. Glass, steel and natural stone form the shell - with details in vintage sleepers. Both the Chapel and the Venue have frameless glass stacking doors that allow the outdoors to pour in, and opens up the structures to 360 degree views of the peaceful surroundings.
Located in the Natal Midlands, not far from Nottingham Road, is this "one-stop shop", relatively new wedding venue. Catering for all size weddings with lots of facilities and offerings included, needless to mention the wonderful location, this is a venue a bride-to-be must see.
Old Halliwell offers various wedding venue options to suit all budgets from small intimate gatherings up to celebrations of 260 (or more).
There is the option of a chapel, poolside gazebo, photographic gardens, horse & carriage and superb catering for all your needs.
A visit to this venue is absolutely essential.
Kwela Lodge is a beautiful, historical country home with a breathtaking view of Albert Falls Dam against the backdrop of the Karkloof Mountains and Otto's Bluff which makes this venue a perfect setting for your wedding day.
A charming Stone Chapel, a Reception room that dates back to the 1920’s and a warm and relaxed vibe will ensure that your wedding day at The Bend is a happy and memorable one.
5 star award-winning hotel situated within the Summerhill Stud in the heart of the Midlands.
Attention to detail, very experienced staff, delectable food and a beautiful Midlands backdrop, this venue is sure to make your wedding day utterly spectacular.
The Edwardian Calderwood Hall Manor is an ever-increasing popular Midlands wedding venue which is reknown for its quality catering and function management and coordination,
Big trees, open lawns, beautiful gardens, Forests and rolling hills and a rustic chapel. A perfect country wedding venue.
Situated in the northern Pietermaritzburg suburb of Wembley, Redlands Hotel is an ideal venue for smaller more intimate weddings.
Whether you choose a marquee on the front lawn, or the converted stables with French doors opening onto the surrounding paddock, Lastingham is ideal for large and small wedding receptions in fabulous country garden surroundings.
Nestled in a picturesque valley near Curry’s Post, in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands, Cranford Country Lodge is surrounded by enchanting gardens, rolling hills and magical forests, just a perfect setting for a country-chic wedding.
The luxurious, landscaped garden of Loxley House is the perfect venue for your Special Day!
The surrounding countryside allows for the most magnificent photographs too.
Providence is a beautiful wedding venue in Nottingham Road in the KZN Midlands. Their very experienced team will ensure your wedding is perfect from beginning to end.
Up a steep country road, deep in the Dargle Valley in the midlands, is the large Crab Apple Chapel. Covered in ivy, it is a picture perfect country chapel for your wedding.
Perfectly manicured gardens surround the buildings of Makaranga.
Wedding ceremonies are held in the gardens, and the reception is held within the Sibeko venue.
The idyllic setting of this gracious old home set in a spacious garden is the perfect venue for your special day.
Conveniently located close to amenities, yet filled with charm and tranquility of the countryside.
An exquisite wedding venue situated in Inanda Road in Hillcrest. It caters for up to 200 guests, has spectacular outdoor landscapes and a chapel built with character and charm. This venue has a little of everything to make sure your dream wedding comes to life.
A magnificent venue in the picturesque Assagay Valley, nestled along the banks of the Umhlatuzana River is a perfect and beautiful backdrop for your wedding day.
With a panoramic view across the Valley of 1000 Hills, this beautiful and intimate venue has a warm and welcoming ambience.
Crinkley Bottom Park specializes in making your big day memorable for all the right reasons. They take away all the stress involved in creating your special day leaving only the magic behind.
The gracious Cape Dutch homestead is a landmark in the leafy suburb of Morningside. Khaya Lembali is situated in a tranquil, tree-filled garden adjacent to Durban’s famous Mitchell Park. Tall trees tower over the house creating a country ambience far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. However the Durban city center is only ten minutes away.
Khaya Lembali is an elegant and intimate venue for smaller weddings of up to 85 guests
Situated within 10 meters of the Durban beach promenade, this hotel is the perfect venue to have your wedding and reception. It offers 4 different venues, most of which have the most magnificent sea views.
Sitting grandly on the dramatic shoreline of the Indian Ocean overlooking the iconic lighthouse of Umhlanga, the statuesque Oyster Box has become the truly perfect place for that special day.
The Riverside Hotel overlooks the Umgeni River. The helpful and professional banqueting team, will make sure your wedding runs smoothly.
Durban Country Club is set amongst a beautiful, internationally known golf course, needless to mention its picturesque surroundings too.
Highfield House is situated in Hillary and offers 2 wedding venue options. An indoor venue and an outdoor garden wedding accommodating up to 90 guests.
Talloula is a exquisite, professional, modern and new venue for a wedding. Needless to mention the super organised and talented owners, who ensure your special day runs smoothly and is done to perfection
The Kloof Country Club is set amongst the well maintained golf course and surrounding garden and offers numerous venue options for your special day.
This country-chic wedding venue, nestled amongst the picturesque trees of Old Main Road, Kloof Kwa-Zulu Natal, will transform your special day into a beautiful, intimate celebration that is both modern and timeless.
This beautiful garden venue caters for intimate weddings as well as grand affairs
Extensive experience and professional staff, ensures your day is the fairytale you've always dreamt of.
The perfect venue for your unforgettable Wedding Day!
Our picturesque surroundings easily transform your special day into a real life Fairytale.
Private river beach, enchanting natural beauty and a tranquil garden, Umtamvuna River Lodge will make you feel like you are on honeymoon before you have even said "I Do".
This venue offers a variety of indoor and outdoor options as to where you can get married, the likes of the beach, the garden, the pool area or the river or in the amazing weather proof reception area.
Rocky Bay is situated in the scenic Park Rynie on the South Coast. It boasts a variety of sea side accommodation to suit everyones needs and a choice of 2 beach venues are available as well as a reception room should the weather surprise you.
A 5 star, all inclusive wedding venue in Amanzimtoti on the South Coast of Kwazulu Natal. What's better than a fairytale garden wedding, outstanding cuisine and then to relax in an exquisite honeymoon suite.
Situated on the South Coast of Kwazulu Natal, this venue caters for a beach, garden and Chapel wedding.
The owners dedication and interest in your wedding makes your special day just that much more special.
An old rustic chapel and the large Oribi Hall overlooking this magnificent game reserve is a popular venue for your wedding.
A variety of antelope, zebra and wildebeest grazing the grassy plains often surround the beautiful chapel.
The Laughing forest situated on the South Coast of Kwazulu Natal, just 45 minutes drive from Durban is a venue that is 'in the bush, but on the beach.
Izotsha Creek is a tranquil Estate on the South Coast of Kwazulu Natal which has fantastic sea views, beautifully manicured gardens, stunning rock pool and an avenue of Royal Palm trees.
Lynton Hall is surrounded by beautiful gardens and natural forest, which makes it a picturesque, elegant wedding venue situated on the South Coast of Kwazulu Natal.
Set within tranquil garden surroundings on the beautiful dolphin coast, Braeside Wedding Venue offers you a perfect mixture of old world charm with new age style. The perfect setting for your most important day, with traditional garden gazebo, classic new reception hall, mouth-watering cuisine and warm, family hospitality!
Whether you prefer to get married on a charming nautical-inspired deck with a breathtaking sea view, picture yourself making your vows on the terrace at sunset, or imagine your toes in the sand on the beach, The Boathouse has got it covered.
There is nowhere more appropriate to plan a wedding than at Meander Manor, the venue opens onto a magnificent viewing deck facing the Indian Ocean and provides access to a manicured garden, fish pond and fountains.
Canelands plays host to some of the most stunning and intimate weddings on the northern coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Ideal for a small, modern, beach wedding
A small venue (max 65) with a unique French charm, situated on the North Coast of KZN in Ballito.
Game drives, dams, beautiful views, an old stone chapel and a horse drawn carriage provide an idyllic venue for your wedding.
An elegant, historic venue with an old stone chapel surrounded by sugar cane provides a tranquil setting for your wedding.
The Salt Rock hotel is situated on the beach in Salt Rock. You can choose from a variety of venues within the Hotel for your dream wedding.
The ultimate romantic beach wedding of your dreams is attainable at Palm Dune Beach Lodge. Whether it is outdoors or an indoor affair, Palm dune has a variety of options.
Tucked away in the rolling hills of the sugar cane fields and surrounded by a beautifully manicured garden, Maroupi will ensure that you are pampered and relaxed on your special day
Over the last 15 years, Collisheen Estate in Ballito has earned through top class service and a high level of professionalism, an outstanding reputation as a wedding and functions venue.
Collisheen offers two perfect wedding venues, the original main venue (Boma) and the original colonial homestead (Orchid House).
This is one of our favorite wedding venues. The rustic bush wedding venue has a number of options for your wedding format with their reception area being on either their magnificent deck under a wedding marquee, or up in their bar and dining area (our recommendation).
The staff is very friendly and always keen to help in whatever way they can. Their flexibility means that you are not confined to the same restrictions that other wedding venues impose, which brings another level of calmness to a typically stressful time of arranging your wedding.
Overlooking Caversham Valley, Granny Mouse’s glass fronted wedding chapel is a beautiful building. It’s 150 guest capacity will cover many wedding needs and the air conditioning makes all the difference for a summer wedding.
The “Caversham Room” reception area is close to a blank canvas and in this author’s opinion needs to be draped, however that being the case for many weddings, this is just a feature to account for.