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About Lydenrust Guest Farm & Horse Trails

"One can only appreciate the true beauty of this area when seen through one’s own eyes"

Nestled at the foot of the magnificent Steenkamps Mountains and overlooking the Kwena Dam, Lydenrust Guest Farm is situated on 160 hectares of farmland in the Kwena Basin, 30km from Lydenburg, in Mpumalanga. 

Lydenrust Guest Farm prides itself on its reputation for its warm, friendly, hospitable staff that are always willing to go the extra mile.

All accommodation is self-catering with excellent facilities at your disposal. From luxury self-catering cottages to up-market backpackers' accommodation ideal for family get together's, group tours and corporate getaways, Lydenrust has much to offer the traveller.

Enjoy stunning scenery from the back of a horse on one of our 1-2 hour trails, or set out on foot with a picnic basket on one of our demarcated foot paths up the mountain.

Make friends with and possibly help bottle feed our people-friendly farm animals.

Whether your interests include horse-riding, bird watching, hiking, mountain-biking, or just laying back and relaxing, you are surrounded by the beauty of nature and the magnificent views.

Lydenrust Guest Farm is Pet-friendly.

  • Response Rate: 78%
  • Response Time: 14 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 21
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 8 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Lydenrust Guest Farm & Horse Trails Rooms

Reviews for Lydenrust Guest Farm & Horse Trails

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Patricia Zvarayi, South Africa
07 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.

Jopie Maasdam, South Africa
12 August 2013

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

mpume nzimande, South Africa
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 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 enjoy...
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Surajbhan Morya, South Africa
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 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.

Azman mohamad, South Africa
02 May 2012

Very secluded; quiet and charm. Back to nature.

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Lydenrust Guest Farm & Horse Trails Map

Lydenrust Guest Farm & Horse Trails is 30.1km from the centre of Lydenburg , the nearest airport 85.9km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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