Wedding and Reception Options

All in house
4 Packages to Choose From
Dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator
Free Planning Tools
No cut off time
No charging after Midnight
Flexibility
No Drinking and Driving Concerns

September, October & November 2018 Special

Getting married in September, October or November 2018? Check out our Photography Special!

Last Minute Wedding Specials

Wedding DateDiscount off List Price / Special Offer **Current Status
June & July 2018
Winter Special
**Gold Package only
Available
September, October & November 2018
Photography Special
**Emerald & Gold Packages

Available
** Terms and Conditions apply

Lythwood Weddings

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.

Whether it’s a romantic garden ceremony, a Boho forest ceremony or under a Bedouin Tent you are dreaming of, we have all the options. Same goes for your reception… under the stars or covered. Lythwood – an award-winning KwaZulu-Natal Midlands wedding venue – will give you all of the above, but with two big differences …

Four comprehensive wedding 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 accommodation for your guests, your wedding cake, and more.

Including a dedicated wedding co-ordinator, to make planning your wedding a breeze!

Prefer something more intimate or a superb reception. The choices are endless....

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What our guests say

  • Wow. What an amazing property. Absolutely beautiful. Setting foot in Lythwood Lodge, you feel at home, such a well kept place. Amazing staff that will go to the ends of the earth to help you.

    Chalets are very modern with a cottage feel. It's a great centre point to explore the Midlands and surroundings.

    Grant Ferguson Avatar Grant Ferguson
    12/05/2018

    We stayed there twice before our wedding and both times it was excellent, just got back from having our wedding there at it was absolutely amazing, the staff are brilliant and they helped with everything we asked for, top notch service all around, only complaint I could have if I really had to is the amount of flies but that is a problem all over in that area and I am going to send them some info that might help a bit with that issue, other than that I would recommend this venue to anyone wether it is for their... read more

    Matthew Hoines Avatar Matthew Hoines
    30/04/2018

    We had the most incredible weekend with all our friends and family at the Lodge and loved every second. The staff were lovely and helpful, even with some very strange requests to try and change the weather � the food was delicious and the accommodations very comfortable!

    Thank you Danelle and all Lythwood staff for the warm and welcoming venue, and making it the perfect weekend!

    Gillian Wallace Avatar Gillian Wallace
    29/03/2018
  • Waouh,amazing place,amazing people,i cannot wait my future wife to say yes,the perfect place to make it happen

    Florian Frere Avatar Florian Frere
    19/03/2018

    Very friendly staff and excellent food. This is a great wedding venue.

    Steven Heyns Avatar Steven Heyns
    03/03/2018

    Had an absolutely divine weekend away with fiance' ❤ service, food, accomodation and everything else was top class! Loved every minute and would go back in a heartbeat😍

    Natasha Case Avatar Natasha Case
    11/02/2018
  • Beautiful setting, great service, and terrific food. What more could you ask for.

    Kaven Cournoyer Avatar Kaven Cournoyer
    03/01/2018

    Stunning place was there for a wedding. Staff go beyond the extra mile.

    Phillip Parker Avatar Phillip Parker
    13/12/2017

    Awesome ,awesome, thanks guys. Sal Middelburg vertel van die mense ,en Julle diens. God bless

    Patricia Krause Jenner Rothman Avatar Patricia Krause Jenner Rothman
    09/12/2017
  • The biggest Thank You to Lythwood Lodge for hosting the wedding of our dreams!! The venue is not only breath taking but also tranquil and relaxed and one cant help but feel at peace when you are there. The staff is so accommodating and professional, you know you can trust them with your big day. A special thank you to your wedding coordinator Danelle who was truly wonderful and made us feel at ease throughout the whole process. I will definitely be recommending Lythwood to all couples in the future.

    Jessica Myers Avatar Jessica Myers
    05/12/2017

    The most amazing place to have a wedding with such wonderful people xox

    Julie-Anne Page Coetzee Avatar Julie-Anne Page Coetzee
    03/12/2017

    Thank you for having us at your beautiful venue 😍 😍😍

    Nomfundo Ngubane Avatar Nomfundo Ngubane
    27/11/2017
  • Absolutely beautiful setting, good variety of wedding packages to cater for all budgets, great service by the wedding planner.

    Carine Mostert Avatar Carine Mostert
    25/11/2017

    Attended work related strategic planning ... thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Food was superb. Venue and surroundings absolutely beautiful. Staff provided excellent service.

    Antoinette Potgieter Botha Avatar Antoinette Potgieter Botha
    22/11/2017

    It's such a beautiful place with such awesome staff

    Cherie Vertuin Avatar Cherie Vertuin
    13/11/2017

Wedding Packages

Planning Checklist

Wedding Planning Checklist? We will help you dot all the i’s and cross the t’s. You’ve poured over the guest list, sent out the invitations and now have to manage all the RSVPs. We have a RSVP tool for that. A bevy of vendors, each doing their bit. Some, you’ve already paid a deposit, others are still waiting to be paid before they start their work. Tracking with your budget can be a nightmare. We have a budget tracking tool for that. Floor and table seating plans need to be made. We have a tool for that. Everyone took photos along the way. All part of your journey to becoming a married couple. You want those memories close at hand. In one easy-to-find place. We have a photo tool for that. We’ve laboured long and hard to make sure you don’t have to. Made sure you have everything at your fingertips to help you in your wedding plans. All these tools and more, available for you to use when you sign up with Lythwood. Login to my Event Plan Manager
Who sits where? This is always a challenge. Our tool takes all the information from the RSVP guest list and feeds it into your seating plan, ready for you to allocate seating arrangements. Our tool allows you to visually plan the reception floor just the way you want it.
This is where we often see the wheels fall off. Either, it’s no budget and the wheels start to come off as the money runs out. Or, there’s a budget, but keeping track of all those expenses is overwhelming and it soon falls apart. With our wedding budget tracking tool, you will be able to keep track of what’s been paid, deposits and balance payments and where you stand.
Everyone has finally agreed on who should be invited. Now it’s time to get the invites out on time and to start tracking with the RSVPs. Load your guest list into our tool and your guests can simply RSVP online. For those who prefer the old-fashioned way, you can easily RSVP on their behalf. The end result, a complete guest list that links into your seating plan, menu choices and hotel rooming list. Simple.
Your wedding is a journey, right from the moment the proposal is accepted until you drive away on honeymoon.There are all those memories made along the way. Your friends and family snapping away those moments on their smart phones. Your wedding website page can hold all those memories for all your friends and family to see. To enjoy the journey with you.
Like all good to-do & checklists, ours makes it easy for you to tick off your to-do’s. We even have them all listed, so you don’t have compile your own. You can also add your own if you wish. Assign the to-do’s to one or multiple vendors/friends or family members, set due dates and attach notes. What sets ours apart is how simple it makes organizing, modifying and setting notifications for them. And you can track all your to-do’s in your master calendar.

Check out some of our recent Weddings

Lythwood Lodge Wedding - Jerome and Deandra 21st April 2018

Jerome & Deandra – Lythwood Wedding KZN Midlands – 21st April 2018

Wedding Highlights The ceremony was held in the Avellini Tent and the reception in the Khaya Centre for 140 guests.  All pictures were kindly supplied by elephantsbelly please note the picture quality ...
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Lythwood Lodge Wedding - Stuart Dods

Gillian & Edward – Lythwood Wedding KZN Midlands – 17th March 2018

Wedding Highlights The ceremony was held in the Avellini Tent and the reception in the Khaya Centre for 80 guests.  All pictures were kindly supplied by Stuart Dods Photography please note ...
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Nadira & Jodesh – Lythwood Wedding KZN Midlands – 17th February 2018

Wedding Highlights The ceremony was held in the Avellini Tent and the reception in the Khaya Centre for 90 guests.  All pictures were kindly supplied by Brandon Wyness Photography please note ...
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Anerrike & Alex – Lythwood Wedding KZN Midlands – 9th December 2017

Wedding Highlights The ceremony was held in the Avellini Tent and the reception in the Khaya Centre for 100 guests. The theme of the wedding was yellow and blue.  The ...
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Lythwood KZN Midlands Wedding Venue

Tshego & Ndumiso – Lythwood Wedding KZN Midlands – 4th November 2017

Wedding Highlights The ceremony was held in the Avellini Tent and the reception in the Khaya Centre for 150 guests. The theme of the wedding was earthy with white and ...
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Lythwood Wedding Avellini Tent

Clerice & Mbongeleni – Lythwood Wedding KZN Midlands – 18th November 2017

Wedding Highlights The ceremony was held in the Avellini Tent and the reception in the Khaya Centre for 175 guests. The theme of the wedding was yellow silver and white ...
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