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About Tanglewood Country House

Tanglewood Country House is situated in the beautiful, and unexplored Dargle Valley, Kwa Zulu-Natal Midlands. We are situated in close proximity to Midmar Dam, and the famous Midlands Meander, on a tarred road.

Activities ans Attractions in close proximity include: Midmar Dam. Midlands Meander. Nelson Mandela Capture Site. Michael House. Hilton College.S ix golf courses. Two well known Health Hydro's. Hiking. Bass, Fly fishing, Mountain biking, Horse riding. Bird Watching. Quad Bike Trails. Well known restaurants, including our own.

The Beauty of our valley. The Inhlosane Mountain. Winter Snow. Tanglewood Country House is a beautifully restored, Historical building, which dates back to 1885, many original features such as oregon Pine floors, Sash windows and Yellowwood furniture can still be found.

We offer 10, individually decorated en-suite bedrooms, which are all furnished with vintage furniture, to compliment the era of the building.

Our cosy country pub, The Dargle Inn, offers crackling log fires and DStv, as well as a selection of local and imported beers and a extensive Wine list. Our a'la carte restaurant makes use of the freshest, local produce from neighbouring farms, ensuring you of an unforgettable Dining Experience.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Country House
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 02:30 PM
    Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Reviews: 3 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Highly Recommended
* Please enquire for further details.

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Reviews for Tanglewood Country House

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Amy Wolfe, South Africa
03 January 2017

Although a beautiful venue and located in a lovely part of the world, our stay was not as we had hoped due to maintenance issues.

Cameron McLean, South Africa
11 August 2015

This truly is an iconic house. We did not wish for anything. The only downside is that sound travels. 

Maryke Edwards, South Africa
24 March 2014

Very warm and welcoming. A charming place like you have stepped back in time. We had amazing food and sevice.

Tanglewood Country House Map

Tanglewood Country House is 30.2km from the centre of Howick , the nearest airport 127.4km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Dargle

Nelson Mandela Memorial Capture Site

(7.4 km from Dargle)

1 review

The Nelson Mandela Memorial, at Madiba's Capture Site, marks the 50-year anniversary of what began Nelson Mandela's "long walk to freedom". A highly acclaimed sculpture by artist Marco Cianfanelli is centre point of the Memorial Site.

Mandela Capture Monument

(7.4 km from Dargle)

1 review

Madiba fans and struggle history buffs all make their political pilgrimage to the Mandela Capture Monument. This significant site is where the world's most famous anti-apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela, was apprehended while driving incognito from ...

Midmar Dam

(9.7 km from Dargle)

Midmar Dam is a dam and recreation area near Pietermaritzburg (near Howick), South Africa. Boating, swimming, water-skiing, picnicking, and fishing are popular pastimes at Midmar Dam. Each year, the Midmar Mile swimming race is held there, which...

Midmar Dam Nature Reserve

(10 km from Dargle)

Situated just seven kilometres from Howick and 24 kilometres from Pietermaritzburg, the Midmar Dam Nature Reserve is a great spot for locals and visitors alike. The large fresh water dam is fed by the uMngeni River, offering a fun water sports and...