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History of the Area

Think back in history to around 1837, 10 years after the slaying of Shaka, the founder of the Zulu nation by his half brother Dingane, now chieftain of the Zulus, the year in which Piet Retief and his men were massacred at Emgungundhlovu by the rampaging Dingane and before the British tragedies of Isandhlwana and heroism of Rorkes Drift.

Old Halliwell bears witness to these times, built as a fortified homestead with 1 meter thick stone walls on the wagon trail into the interior, the site chosen well by the early settlers with a commanding view of the valley below and clear spring water, it was the ideal place to out span and relax after the long journey from Port Natal.

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Accommodation

Beautiful luxury rooms with all the facilities that you need to relax and enjoy your stay. We are located in the KZN Midlands so there will always be something to do.

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Wedding Venue

Create wedding memories that you never forget. Our chapel and reception facilities can accommodate up to 300 people.

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Conferences

Hold your conference in peaceful, picturesque surroundings. Our professional conference center can accommodate up to 250 people.

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Restaurant

Our cosy restaurant offers superb countryside cuisine for all tastes.

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Old Halliwell Country Inn in Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal is hereby awarded a Certificate of Excellence, in recognition of exceptional service.