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Anglo-Boer War Sites in Colesberg

Anglo-Boer War Sites

Battlefield in Colesberg

Over 1000 English and Boer soldiers fought different battles in the Anglo-Boer war in Colesberg. There are quite a few sites in and around Colesberg that provide amazing historical value. The Plato Camp, Grenadier Guard Rock, the Suffolk 'koppie', and the ruins of a nearby concentration camp can all be visited.

Isandlwana and Rorkes Drift in Dundee

Isandlwana and Rorkes Drift

Battlefield in Dundee

Join the Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift Battlefield guides for a fascinating day of storytelling. Guides bring the Anglo-Zulu battles to life, revealing the astonishing details of this important part of South African history. Day tours depart from Dundee at 08:30 and return 15:30. The trip costs R490 per person including entrance fees, but excluding lunch (March 2012). +27 (0) 34 212 3216 www.bushbaby.co.za

Mgungunlovu in Ulundi

Mgungunlovu

Battlefield in Ulundi

Mgungundlovu was the capital of the Zulu kingdom during the reign of King Dingane, from 1829 to 1838. Several such military settlements were established by King Dingane but he lived at Mgungundlovu. Excavations have revealed much about the Royal homestead, its layout and construction. Mgungundlovu was roughly oval in shape and was about 500 metres wide and over 600 metres long. There were as many as 1700 huts, and the settlement could accommodate up to 7000 people. The uhlangoti (warriors’ living quarters) was divided, by the main entrance, into two sections that formed the sides of the oval while the Royal area was situated at the top of the oval opposite the entrance. The vast central area was used as a cattle enclosure and like the rest of the camp was surrounded by palisade fencing made of thick timber. There were also areas for grain storage, brewing of beer and a smelting area for working copper. King Dingane’s hut, said to be the largest ever built, was located in the isigodlo (royal area) and had a diameter of 10 metres. Excavations have revealed charcoal remains of the supporting structure and the molten remains of the glass beads that decorated the interior. After defeat at the Battle of Ncome (Blood River) King Dingane had Mgungundlovu burned to the ground and fled the area.

Mtonjaneni Zulu Cultural Museum in Melmoth

Mtonjaneni Zulu Cultural Museum

Battlefield in Melmoth

Established in 2006. The Mtonjaneni Cultural Zulu Museum houses an excellent private collection of memorabilla and artefacts, consisting of the larges collection of the Anglo Zulu war in the world. Situated on the very site where Lord Chelmsford and his men camped and planned the final defeat of the Zulu Nation at Ulundi.

Spion Kop Battlefield in Ladysmith (KwaZulu-Natal)

Spion Kop Battlefield

Battlefield in Ladysmith (KwaZulu-Natal)

As you travel on the N3 linking Durban and Johannesburg, only 8 km off the motorway near Ladysmith, you'll arrives at the famous Battlefield of Spion Kop. Over a century ago on the 24th January 1900, Spion Kop was the scene of a bloody and futile battle fought between South Africans and British forces during the South African War, 1899 to 1902. Raymond Heron, a renowned historian, has a fascinating presentation on the war and the far-reaching effects it had on Britain and South Africa. During Raymond’s vivid presentation, one is able to relive memories of the war and walk in the footsteps of three great leaders – General Louis Botha, later to become the Union of South Africa’s first prime minister, and Mohandas (later the “Mahatma”) Gandhi, as well as Winston Churchill.