The main attraction of Bramleigh Manor is being off the beaten track, allowing for a truly relaxing and peaceful getaway.


The rooms overlook the indigenous forest that has such a calming and restorative effect on body, mind and soul. Walks through the forest and on the mountains boast exquisite views. The trail leads out onto grassland, with a dramatic scenery change – from damp, dark forest to hot, dry grassland and views stretching across the Drakensberg.


Visit our Birding page for a list of over 200 species of birds found in the indigenous forest and conservancy

Walks and hikes

Marked trails are available within the indigenous forest at Bramleigh. Guests can enjoy the cool, damp forest or the hot, dry grassland with views over the valley.


Enjoy exploring our small scale, diversified farm, spending time watching ‘chicken TV’ and hanging out with the animals on the farm. Farm Tours are available daily for staying guests, at an additional charge.

Swim in the dam, read a book in the sun, laze on the lawn, watch the stars, a glass of wine by the fire…

Nottingham Road Village

For those who wish to explore the area more, Nottingham Road village is 25minute drive away – the hub of the Midlands Meander

Midlands Meander

The Midlands Meander features spas, restaurants, sites of interest, coffee shops, arts-and-crafts shops, picnics, fly-fishing, ceramic painting, cycling, candle dipping, chocolate dipping, archery, farmers markets, cheese farms, wine tasting, Karkloof Canopy Tours, Nelson Mandela capture site, Howick Falls, Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve, Midmar Dam… the list is endless!

Nature reserves: hiking, fly fishing, rock art

Day trips to the Kamberg area for fly fishing, hiking or just soaking up beauty of Highmoor Nature Reserve, Kamberg Nature Reserve, rock art and out towards Giants Castle.

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