About Clifton Country House
Guest House, B&B and Self-Catering units located on a 150 acre estate with panoramic views, abundant bird life, walks and a stocked bass dam.
This tranquil country experience is only 2kms from Shongweni Polo Club, 7kms from Hillcrest, 25 minutes from Durban or Pietermaritzburg, ideal for Business Travellers.
Minutes from Nature and Game Reserves.
Easy access to N3 and M13, close to Hillcrest and all the attractions of the 1000 Hills Experience. Convenient for Comrades Marathon, 50 Miler, Dusi, Midmar Mile, Amashova Durban Classic, Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park.
Bring your Mountain Bike and ride to Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park or Giba Gorge Waterfall. A great outing. Clifton Country House features a Bass dam, on catch and return basis. Wild small animals roam this extensive estate. Crowned Eagles nest on the rocky krantz above, with regular visits from Hornbills, Yellow-Billed Kites and other birds of prey.
Historical & Cultural
Built at the turn of the century. Built of rock. The ox wagon trail from Durban to Pietermaritzburg meandered past the dam. Was a butchery and store for travellers on horse back and ox wagons.
Bird lovers will be in awe of our resident Hornbills, Fish Eagles, Hoepoe, Owl, Yellow Billed Kites, Loeries and many other bird species – too many to list.
CALL US: +27 83 651 2022