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Exploring Nottingham Road

Exploring Nottingham Road

The ethereal charm and beauty of the little town of Nottingham Road is really quite special. Massive, unspoilt dams that lie under the watchful eye of mammoth mountains ranges, quaint country inns surrounded by verdant woodlands, and rolling jade-coloured hills that are begging to be explored by keen adventurers make this part of KwaZulu-Natal nothing short of magical.

Notties, as it is affectionately known, is almost 60 kilometres north-west of Pietermaritzburg and 136.5 kilometres from the urban centre of Durban (home to the King Shaka International Airport). It was originally established in 1905, when the Nottingham Regiment was stationed there in preparation for potential uprisings from the hunter-gathering San folk against the local farmers. Since then, however, it has become popular for the world-class trout fishing that it offers to keen anglers and hobbyists alike. Read More »