Penryn is a gracious old home, situated in central Dundee, close to all amenities and easily accessible. It is a listed building.
The house has been tastefully converted into a charming and comfortable B&B while carefully preserving its essential Victorian ambience.
Dundee is the heart of the KZN battlefields district. The first shots of the Anglo-Boer War were fired on the town at the Battle of Talana.
The following battle sites are within a half hours drive of Dundee:
- Isandlwana (The defeat of the British at the hands of the Zulus)
- Rorkes Drift (Most VCs awarded at a single battle)
- Blood River (Between Boer and Zulu, lead to the Day of the Covenant)
- Siege of Ladysmith
- The armoured train
- Winston Churchills capture
- The death of the French Prince Imperial
- Hlobane Mountain
Dundee also boasts an excellent historical museum, as does Rorkes Drift.
The town has a picturesque 18-hole golf course and offers squash, tennis, bowls and fishing. For the more adventurous the nearby Buffalo River offers white water rafting and canoeing.
There is also a 4x4 trail for the off road enthusiasts.
An hour and a half away is the NPB Ithala Game Reserve which has an abundance of bird life, as well as four of the big five.
We offer a family flat, sleeping four, which has a TV Lounge and kitchen. This unit can be self-catering or bed and breakfast.
A further three en suite bedrooms are available, each with private entry.
All rooms are tastefully decorated and are equipped with a DSTV bouquet, bar fridge, heater, electric blankets and coffee making facilities. All offer an attractive outlook onto a private patio with outdoor seating.
We also have a wiFi internet zone (hotspot) in the lounge /diningroom which is available to our guests for free.
From Newcastle or Ladysmith:
At the first traffic lights turn left into Union Street.
Penryn is 900 meters from there at 21 Union Street on the right hand side.
At the third traffic lights turn right into Gladstone Street, continue with Gladstone until you reach a T Junction.
Turn right into Union Street.
Penryn is no. 21 on the right in the same block.