Getting married before the end of February 2020?

A cruise to Mozambique included in your wedding package or 50% off Venue Hire!

What Lythwood has to offer

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Winter Midlands Special – till 31st August 2019 … adrenalin-rush thrown in!

How does a 2 day break away at a beautiful country estate surrounded by farmlands and forests sound? A welcome ...
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A cruise to Mozambique included in your wedding package or 50% off Venue Hire!

Book your wedding to take place at Lythwood before 28th February 2020 and we will include a 3-night cruise to ...
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Lythwood Conference Special 2018

Conference Special 2019

Time to get your team together for some critical strategic planning? We have a fabulous Conference special just for you! ...
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What our guests say

  • Beautiful place, superb food accommodation and attention to detail.

    Staff are attentive and extremely hospitable.

    Made our anniversary really special.

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    Vanisha Matthew

    Wow! From arrival to departure everything is amazing with a fantastic touch. From personalised welcome letters left in your room to the most comfortable large rooms and delectable food lythwood is a fantastic getaway. We cant wait to go back! Thank you to Allison and Leon for being amazing hosts and to all of the staff for being so friendly and accomodating. A great place to relax and enjoy your Midlands holiday.

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    Lindsay Starkey

    Absolutely wonderful place to stay. Would definitely recommend it.

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    Kelly Gibson Banks
  • Great service! Beautiful location. Highly recommended.

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    monique joubert

    Best place, such fine attention to detail and amazingly friendly staff. Love it

    Jesse Coutts Avatar
    Jesse Coutts

    Beautiful Place. Home away from home!

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    Msizi Memela
  • An incredible wedding venue and the perfect getaway for families or romantic weekend for two.

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    Darrel Collins

    It’s was really awesome 👏🏾 and great experience to be there,I will definitely go back again one ☝️ day

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    Lucky Sipho Gwamanda

    We just had our wedding there this weekend and I can say with out a doubt that it was THE BEST weekend of my life. The staff, the Venue, the Everything was just amazing. Thank you Lythwood Lodge for making a special day so much more.

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    Gabriel Louw
  • I had my wedding here and it was one of the most perfect days of my life, it ran so smoothly, the food was amazing and staff super friendly ! My day couldn't have been more perfect !

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    Jade Austin

    We stayed at Lythwood for a night at the beginning of May, and it was absolutely incredible. The staff were so helpful and friendly, the food was fantastic and the rooms were beautiful. We'll definitely be back!

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    Siobhan Yeatman

    The place you can trust with your dreams!

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    Barbara Neuhoff
  • This is the place to be if you want to have a romantic gate away!!!!

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    Paolo Jeantet

    Had a wonderful morning here on our marriage meander. We were treated to awesome cake/scones/sandwiches and tea/coffee/champagne. Food was amazing and hosts were friendly and so willing to assist in any way. Will be a fantastic place to get married as hosts will definitely go out of their way to make your day stress free and amazing.

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    Denise Lockey

    A great relaxing weekend in the self-catering Cottages - lovely and spacious with attention to detail and of course good variety of food at breakfast time in the main Lodge. Thanks Alison & Leon. Diane & Daniel Jansen van Vuuren.

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    Diane Jansen van Vuuen

Where is Lythwood?

Nestled in the scenic foothills of the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Mountain range, you’ll find Lythwood, a 4-Star country hotel right on the Midlands Meander. If you are looking for a relaxing all inclusive weekend away or a short midweek break, away from the maddening crowd, Lythwood is where you will experience true “country rest”.

Lythwood’s magic will leave you spellbound with what it has to offer including large trees, open lawns, beautiful gardens, forests, rolling hills and a rustic chapel. With fresh air and open spaces, Lythwood is the perfect wedding venue to celebrate your wedding with family and friends.

Luxury country accommodation, just one and a half hours from Durban and five hours from Johannesburg. Check out our contact page for more detailed directions.

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What to expect at Lythwood

There is something special about the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, waiting for you to discover. 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 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.

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”. Lythwood  is also the winner of the KZN ‘Provincial Country House Accommodation’ – Lilizela Tourism Awards 2017/2016/2015.

Here at Lythwood, our Khaya Centre venue can accommodate up to 300 people. But we also have the facilities to set up a smaller, more intimate events if that is what you are looking for. Indoor or outdoor wedding? Our rustic chapel, Avellini tent or 275-acre estate are yours. Want family and friends close? We have 33 rooms available. Romantic Lythwood in the mystical mountains of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is the ideal setting for that extra special weekend-away wedding. Whether it’s a romantic garden ceremony, a ceremony in a rustic country Chapel or under the Avellini tent you are dreaming of, we have all the options. Same goes for your reception… under the stars or covered.