Welcome to Ashtonvale

A quality, affordable holiday for the whole family with old-world hospitality. "Hill" family owned and run for four generations offering comfortable accommodation. Situated between the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg and the KwaZulu Natal Midlands, Ashtonvale is a working farm with three magnificent waterfalls. Young children can enjoy interacting with farm animals and learn to milk a cow. A pony ride is arranged daily for them. With accommodation for between 75-80 people we are an ideal venue for family gatherings, church outings, sports clubs, wedding receptions, educational excursions for school groups and mini conferences.


Activities & Rates


  • Bowling Green
  • Tennis Count
  • Volleyball
  • Birding
  • Pony Rides
  • Mountain Bike Trail (your own bike)
  • Hiking trails to our three waterfalls
  • TV Lounge with DSTV
  • Indoor Games (table tennis, snooker & pool)
  • Swimming Pool with paddling pool
  • Motorbike and Quad Bike Friendly
  • Croquet
  • Playground
  • Child friendly

Other activities and places of interest in the district

  • Birding Trail in the Marutswa Indigenous Forest
  • Hiking up Mahwaqa Mountain
  • Paragliding and Hang gliding
  • Historic Yellowwood Church
  • Bass & Trout Fishing
  • Sani Pass Tours (35km)
  • Golf - Underberg (35km)
  • Paton Express Narrow Gauge Steam Train (45km)
  • Cheese Factory (40km)


Weekend Daily Tariff: (per person per day) R620.00 including three meals
R555.00 dinner / bed / breakfast
R455.00 bed / dinner
R415.00 bed / breakfast

Midweek Daily Tariff: (per person per day) R565.00 including three meals
R500.00 dinner / bed / breakfast
R400.00 bed / dinner
R360.00 bed / breakfast

Holidays and long weekends: (per person per day) R680.00 including three meals
R605.00 dinner / bed / breakfast
R505.00 bed / dinner
R465.00 bed / breakfast 


Children Rates

Children under a year: free of charge
Pre-school 1 year: R45.00 per day
2 years: R90.00 per day
3 years: R135.00 per day
4 years: R180.00 per day
5 years: R225.00 per day
6 years: R270.00 per day
Primary School: half the adult tariff
High School: two-thirds of adult tariff

All rates are per person per day and inclusive of VAT. 
Self-catering One cottage sleeping ten/twelve people (cost for the unit per day)

Holidays and long weekends: R1500.00 per day

Self-catering rates are per unit per day and inclusive of VAT.


  • Deposits are required to secure bookings
  • No credit or debit card facilities but Zapper is available.
  • No pets

Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

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