Welcome to Millgate Cottage, located in the scenic Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands!

Come and enjoy the good life in this lovely setting. Millgate Cottage is set amid beautiful countryside, on the R103, between Nottingham Road and Howick, on the Midlands Meander. It is conveniently located for private schools in the area, only 5 km from Michaelhouse, and is within easy reach of Midmar Dam and many Drakensberg resorts. It is also within easy driving distance of Mooi River (25 minutes) to the North and Howick (20 minutes) and Pietermaritzburg (35 minutes) to the South.

On site attractions include:

Gorgeous three star bed and breakfast or self-catering accommodation at reasonable prices. Set in tranquil surroundings, guests can relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature.

The Mole, offering a selection of drinks and food, which can be enjoyed indoors or in our garden. Pool table and satellite TV (Sports Channels) available.

Mole Hill Clothing is known for its outstanding quality. Mole Hill sells formal and casual shirts for men and women which can be made to order. Wherever possible top quality South African fabric is used.

The Glass Studio, including shop, features an array of sandblasted and kiln-formed glass objects, which can be personalised on request. Wooden toys, clothing, jewellery, bric-a-brac and dog accessories are also available at the shop.

The Art Gallery, featuring a selection of fine art by resident and local artists.

Mineral Water, 100% natural bottled water from Millgate Cottage’s underground stream, which can be personalised with your own logo or custom label.

Putt-Putt, nine hole putt-putt course in the beautiful garden surrounding The Mole, where children and their parents can test their golfing skills.

Millgate Cottage is the home of resident authors Ben and Jean Temkin. Ben is probably best known for his biography of Buthelezi, while Jean has made her name with the titles “Charting for Profit“, “More Charting for Profit” and “Even More Charting for Profit“.

Contact us for inquiries and bookings.



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