Otters Den - Self Catering Cottages home
Our Location


We are located 13km out of Nottingham Road village, on the Fort Nottingham Road in the heart of the Midlands Meander arts and crafts route. Only 50km from Howick which is famous for the Howick Falls, 70km from Pietermaritzburg a historic city and 1 ½ hours from Durban International Airport. We are also 450km from Johannesburg.


What to do and where to go
Otters Den Self Catering runs alongside the Lions River providing beautiful views as well as the opportunity for gentle riverside walks or swimming in the crystal clear river pools. We are situated on the glorious Midlands Meander arts and crafts route, offering various local products and produce. You could also bring your bikes and ride in the scenic countryside. The local area abounds with things to see and do including trout and bass fishing, golfing within a 10 minute drive and the renowned Midmar Mile at Midmar Dam. The historic battlefields route can be found approximately 1 hours drive away and the well known world heritage site of the Drakensberg mountain range is also about 1 hours drive away.



Eating and
drinking locally

There are numerous restaurants within 15 minutes drive including Rawdons Hotel and Nottingham Road Hotel.

The home of the Midlands local brewery is situated in Nottingham Road at Rawdons Hotel.

The fabulous Lions River that runs below
our Otters Den self catering cottages
Beautiful rolling countryside views
surround Otters Den
Stunning views from one of our
cottage balconies
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