Enjoy a break
in the country.

Country Hotel & Venue in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands

Country Accommodation

Nestled in the scenic foothills of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Mountain range, you'll find Lythwood*.

If you are looking for a relaxing all inclusive short midweek break, away from the maddening crowd. Lythwood is where you will experience true "country rest".

Country Wedding Venue

Your wedding, your big day. You’ve dreamed about how you want your wedding to be, now it’s all happening. You have always wanted a wedding in the country. Out there in the mountains. A place where your special day will be recorded in a series of stunning photos and memories.

Big trees, open lawns, beautiful gardens. Forests and rolling hills. A rustic chapel. Fresh air and open spaces. Family and friends close at hand to celebrate with you. Lythwood—an award-winning KwaZulu-Natal Midlands wedding venue that will give you all this, but with one big difference.

We offer four comprehensive packages, each including various wedding service items relating to your wedding with a single all-in price. Some include things many other venues don’t, like photographer, accommodation for your guests, your wedding cake, and more.

Country Conference Venue

Having a great venue, that cooks delicious food, has a spacious conference hall and break-away rooms, luxury accommodation, team-building opportunities, and gives you top-notch service is par for the course. It's what you expect from an award winning conference venue. At Lythwood, you can expect us to get all those details right.

When you appoint Lythwood as your conference venue, pick up the phone or email us and you can consider it done. If there are a lot of suppliers involved, if needed, you can also make use of our sophisticated online event planning software—at no extra charge. That way, all the supplier communication with Lythwood is in one place for you to track and manage.

We’ve laboured long and hard to make sure you don’t have to. You can be sure you'll have everything at your fingertips to help you plan a successful conference, that meets your objectives.

Fun things to do in the Midlands Meander

Lythwood is close to golfing, mountain biking, walking and hiking trails and other family friendly activities. If it’s swinging from the trees at the famous Karkloof Canopy Tours, or fishing for that elusive Trout, we have it all, just a hop-skip and a jump away.

Want to go shopping or try out the local cuisine? Lythwood is situated right along the popular KZN Midlands Meander. There are all kinds of special and unique arts, crafts and wares to be discovered.

We've been rated "Excellent" by our guests on TripAdvisor - here's our TripAdvisor "Bravo!" Badge.

Lythwood was the winner of the “Best Hotel Reception in the Coastal Region” and was awarded Silver for “Coastal Boutique Hotel” by ABIA. Lilizela Tourism Awards voted Lythwood a finalist for “Service Excellence”.

Where is the Lythwood Country Hotel?

Taking a mid-week break at the Lythwood Country Hotel will put you a little off the beaten track, in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, along the famous Midlands Meander.

A place where life runs at a slower pace. Craftsmen ply their trade and sell their wares in rustic farm stores, filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered. Historic battlefields are also in the area for your to explore.

  • Luxury country accommodation, just one and a half hours from Durban and five hours from Johannesburg.

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Originally spelt Lithwood. “Lith” being the Greek word for stone, which was so named because of an old quarry on the estate.

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