Reviews of Lydenrust Guest Farm & Horse Trails


"Will soon return"

Hloni Letuka | 2 April 2018

"This was just the perfect distance and time away from the hustle and bustle of Jozi. In just under 3 hours we arrived, were welcome by lovely young Helena who showed us to our cabin, and we soon settled in.
The stables and the friendly horses that were preparing to bed had the perfect aroma.
I..."

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"This was just the perfect distance and time away from the hustle and bustle of Jozi. In just under 3 hours we arrived, were welcome by lovely young Helena who showed us to our cabin, and we soon settled in.
The stables and the friendly horses that were preparing to bed had the perfect aroma.
Icing on the cake was my 22 month old daughter going on 2 maiden pony rides, which she thoroughly enjoyed.

Driving from Joburg, I'd highly recommend the Machadodorp/Lydenrust route as the Mashishini/Lydenrust route is terrible (something out of control of the establishment unfortunately).

We will be back next year for sure!!!"


"Honeymoon in a little place in Heaven"

Charmaine de Villiers (To Be - v | 3 January 2018

"I can just say.... what a blessing to have met the wonderful people and to stay on the farm where there are so much love and peace.

Alison Botha is a wonderful hostess. Her care and support form the beginning was a blessing. I asked her to prepare a welcoming gift for me and my husband to ens..."

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"I can just say.... what a blessing to have met the wonderful people and to stay on the farm where there are so much love and peace.

Alison Botha is a wonderful hostess. Her care and support form the beginning was a blessing. I asked her to prepare a welcoming gift for me and my husband to ensure that he knows how much I love him.

Alison did more that I asked and it was such a surprise to find the welcoming note, two bottles of red wine and our names written on a horse shoe with the our marriage date.

For people whom love nature and farm life, this is the place to stay.

You can book a horse riding event and this is also a must as the farmland is beautiful especially on the back of the well groomed and cared for horses.

Only warning is that the roads in and around Lydenburg is not to be traveled with cars with low suspensions as there are a hell of a lot of pot-holes (big...bigger...enormous) Thus plan your trip and be save."


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(South Africa) Patricia Zvarayi | 7 January 2017

"A great break, truly pet friendly; complete with bedding, bowls and an entire farm to ramble around. The hosts are very attentive, and we didn't want for anything."


"What an experience"

(South Africa) Jopie Maasdam | 12 August 2013

"We loved our stay! Even though the weather was clod and wet, we were made to feel welcome in every way. "


"Fabulous weekend away"

(South Africa) mpume nzimande | 15 July 2013

"My family had a great weekend at the farm with farm animals. The highlight for us was horse riding, oh! What an experience of a lifetime. My baby was riding a pony by the name of Boo-boo, she cant stop talking about her Boo-boo. I also loved and enjoyed riding Scotty, he is such a 'gentleman'. The ..."

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"My family had a great weekend at the farm with farm animals. The highlight for us was horse riding, oh! What an experience of a lifetime. My baby was riding a pony by the name of Boo-boo, she cant stop talking about her Boo-boo. I also loved and enjoyed riding Scotty, he is such a 'gentleman'. The place is perfect for a family, the picnic place, the braai area and the play area for the kids. there are other facilities that we did not get used due to time frame and the season. We would definitely like to come back in some. Ali, thank you for your hospitality and friendliness. You made us enjoyed our weekend!"


"Great place for relaxing"

(South Africa) Surajbhan Morya | 25 September 2012

"Great place for a family breakaway. I had an experience of the best host, Alison, her grandchildren, the staff are the best. Very accomodating and great care for the guest needs, felt like a home. The animals are good company as well, enjoyed the rides.

I would definetely recommend this to e..."

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"Great place for a family breakaway. I had an experience of the best host, Alison, her grandchildren, the staff are the best. Very accomodating and great care for the guest needs, felt like a home. The animals are good company as well, enjoyed the rides.

I would definetely recommend this to everyone and will look forward to go back again. The hosts always go out of their way to make the stay comfortable at odd hours as well."


"Secluded"

(South Africa) Azman mohamad | 2 May 2012

"Very secluded; quiet and charm. Back to nature."


"Baie dankie, wonderlik"

(South Africa) marietjie botha | 26 March 2012

"Allison, jou gasvryheid is van uitstaande gehalte baie dankie daarvoor. Baie dankie dat jy jou koningkryk met ons gedeel het, dit was die wonderlikse 8 dae in ons lewe, die huis waarin ons gebly het,stilte, berge, verwelkoming van jou perde,diere en dan my hondjie wat ook welkom was dit was 'n wonde..."

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"Allison, jou gasvryheid is van uitstaande gehalte baie dankie daarvoor. Baie dankie dat jy jou koningkryk met ons gedeel het, dit was die wonderlikse 8 dae in ons lewe, die huis waarin ons gebly het,stilte, berge, verwelkoming van jou perde,diere en dan my hondjie wat ook welkom was dit was 'n wonderlike vakansie, ons sal weer gaan kuier dankie daarvoor dit was baie spesiaal."


"Nice"

(France) Erick Ayme | 17 October 2011

"Very nice!"


"Great place to visit!"

(South Africa) Wayne Jacobs | 11 April 2011

"What a great place to break away for a few days. Very highly recommended.

You will definitely se us again!"


"Wonderful place and people"

(Israel) Talya | 31 March 2018

"We loved staying in Lydenrust farm. We came with our three young children and they had a ball! They rode on ponies, swam in the stream and in the pool and just enjoyed playing around in the green meadows. The house was fully equipped and there were also puzzles and other games. Alison was warm and ..."

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"We loved staying in Lydenrust farm. We came with our three young children and they had a ball! They rode on ponies, swam in the stream and in the pool and just enjoyed playing around in the green meadows. The house was fully equipped and there were also puzzles and other games. Alison was warm and welcoming and is very inspiring. "


"Lydenrust Review"

(South Africa) Ms Chandler | 11 February 2014

"We enjoyed our stayed. The people are friendly and welcoming and the view is breath taking. "


"Complete r + r"

(South Africa) anonymous | 17 November 2011

"We had a wonderful 24 hours at Lydenrust, very relaxing and made to feel most welcome by Alison and all her animals."


"Lovely Farm Cottage!"

(Swaziland) Kathryn Church | 26 July 2009

"We were only there for one night on our way through to Blyde River Canyon, but the Palomino Farm Cottage was great. Unfortunately we had some pretty cold weather, but we made a roaring fire, one outside and one inside, and kept ourselves toasty, with a nice braai too. It's quite remote so you need t..."

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"We were only there for one night on our way through to Blyde River Canyon, but the Palomino Farm Cottage was great. Unfortunately we had some pretty cold weather, but we made a roaring fire, one outside and one inside, and kept ourselves toasty, with a nice braai too. It's quite remote so you need to make sure you bring all your own supplies for food, but the cottage is fully kitted up. It's also nicely done up and very comfy. We did a short horse trek in the morning which was lovely."