A quality, affordable holiday for the whole family with old- world hospitality. Hill family owned and run for four generations offering comfortable accommodation. Arrive as a guest and leave as a friend.
Originally built as a Church of England Mission in 1884, Ashtonvale is situated 1,538m above sea level between the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg and the KwaZulu Natal Midlands. Ashtonvale is a working farm with three magnificent waterfalls on the Lurane River the original small family chapel has recently been restored. A quality, affordable holiday for the whole family with old world hospitality. Hill family owned and run for four generations offering comfortable full board accommodation in en-suite rondavels and cottages. A B&B option is also available and one self-catering cottage sleeping eight people.
A heart warming experience for all family members, young and old.
One self catering cottage sleeping ten/twelve people. With accommodation for between 75-80 people Ashtonvale is an ideal venue for family gatherings, church outings, sports clubs, wedding receptions, educational excursions for school groups and mini conferences. We can experience four seasons in a day so please bring suitable clothing and good working shoes.
Arrive as a Guest and Leave as a Friend.
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Congratulations on your engagement! We wish you an exciting few months as you plan your dream wedding. It would be our pleasure if you chose our unique venue with our traditional country living hospitality for your special day.
Our old stone and thatch barn with its unique charm, fairy lights and bonfires can, without too much effort, be transformed into your fairy-tale wedding. It can seat approximately 120 - 140 guests. We are not licensed which means you may supply your own drinks; without having to pay inflated bar charges or corkage you will be able to spend more of your budget on cherished memories that last a lifetime. To hire the venue for the weekend will be R3 500.00 if the catering is done by Ashtonvale Guest Farm. If outside caterers are used this fee will be R8 500.00 for the day.
While you are having photographs taken on the farm, drinks and starters can be served on the lawn under the giant pin oak. Over-night guests also
have easy access to their accommodation units. We can provide minted and fruit flavoured water, tea and coffee. Drinks or juices may be served with our platters of savoury snacks consisting of sausage rolls, mini meatballs, samoosas, buffalo wings, sandwiches, crudit's, chicken nuggets with sweet chilli sauce, cheese/dips and biscuits.
Ashtonvales beautiful child friendly surroundings can accommodate between 75 and 80 guests making us the perfect venue for your weekend of wedding celebrations with the people you love. We strive to make sure every guest feel at home. Bed & Breakfast is only R330.00 per adult. Special rates for children.