To do

In the heart of the Midlands Meander

Mandela Capture Site on the Midlands MeanderThere is so much to see and do in the KZN Midlands. We are very happy to assist you with information about attractions or supply you with advice on where to eat, whether it’s for a romantic meal for two, or a more rowdy meal for a family.

Below we have a selection of attractions to visit or establishments close to Caladdi where you can get a good meal.

Places to see:

Nelson Mandela Capture Site. This is where Nelson Mandela, our beloved former President, was captured and arrested on 5 August 1962 by the apartheid security police. The exhibition and sculpture are open daily from 9am-4pm. Please note that it is quite a long walk down to the iconic sculpture pictured here, and one that toddlers may battle with.

Nottingham Road Brewery – 033 266 6728. This is situated on the R103 on Rawdons Estate. There you’ll be able to stock up on the well-known craft beer, made on the property, including varieties such as Tiddley Toad or Pickled Pig. Please note the brewery shop is open Tuesday to Saturday 8am-5pm; Sundays from 8am-3pm. It’s closed on Mondays.

Activities:

Karkloof Canopy Tours: 033 330 3415 – This is an exciting outing for the adventurous. Situated 10 mins from Howick, the tour costs R595pp – or book through Caladdi B&B and receive a 10% discount. Each tour lasts between 2 – 4 hours.

MTB trails: If you’re an avid mountain biker you will love the area we’re situated in. Caladdi is surrounded by amazing trails, and we can advise you on routes. Wayne is able to advise in this regard, he knows the trails as he rides them often. We’re so lucky to have this all on our doorstep.

Golf courses: If it’s a round of golf you’re looking for, we have beautiful courses nearby. Gowrie Golf Course on the Midlands Meander (033 266 6348)  or Bosch Hoek Golf Club at Balgowan.

Pampering: Brookdale Health Hydro – 033 266 6208 / Fordoun Spa – 033 2666217

Midlands Meander potteryLocal ceramics and Fine Art: We’re 5 mins away from the gorgeous ZULU LULU ART HOUSE at the popular Piggly Wiggly centre. ZULU LULU is a contemporary South African ceramic studio producing the collectable ‘Dlamini’ family of figurines. Trayci and Stuart Tompkins bring together a mix of their favourite Fine artists and Ceramic makers in their country gallery.
Tel: 084 6666980

Places to eat:

Restaurant iconCaversham Mill Restaurant
Caladdi’s rating: Lovely for lunch or dinner. Booking essential. Visit their website here.
Tel: 072 125 3392

The Farmer’s Daughter
Caladdi’s rating: Jen’s quirky menu is made with love and goes down a treat with locals and visitors alike. Booking essential.
Tel: 072 842 3950.

Granny Mouse Bistro
Caladdi’s rating: Close to our B&B and never disappoints. Open 7 days a week.
Tel: 033 234 4071

Il Postino Pizzeria
Caladdi’s rating: Highly recommended for relaxed dining. This family run restaurant on the Dargle/Impendle Road was established in February 2009. They welcome children and have a fenced play area and jungle gym. Lunch is served from 11am to 3pm: Wednesday to Sunday. Dinner is served from 6pm to 9pm: Tuesday to Sunday (Kitchen closes at 8pm on Sundays). They’re open for lunch on public holiday Mondays and Tuesdays.
Tel: 033 234 4809 or visit their website here.

La Lampara Italian Restaurant
Caladdi’s rating: Superb food and service. The food is modern Italian with a new menu weekly. The venue is child-friendly and wheelchair friendly. Booking essential. Open Thursday – Saturday for lunch and dinner, and Sunday for lunch only Open all public holidays.
Tel:  033 234 4225

St Ives
Caladdi’s rating: Close to our B&B; vast menu; child-friendly. Visit their website here.
Tel: 033 234 4490.

We’re happy to assist with any bookings you may require. Please speak to Nova in this regard.