About Birches Cottage
In the 7-hectare Brittlewood Estate, with the cascading Umzimkulu river bounding one side and blue mountain sky the other, lie the Birches and Willows cottages.
Designed to satisfy the needs of the most discerning traveller, Birches and Willows are luxuriously appointed and serviced daily to international standards.
Set in a private garden riverfront estate, the Birches and Willows combine luxurious country living with a host of outdoor adventures, self-drive activities and cultural pursuits. The most memorable aspect of your visit will be the superlative service, attention to detail and the sincere interest of the Birches and Willows team in your personal comfort.
There are a host of outdoor facilities available in Underberg and its surrounds. If a visit the highest pub in Africa is on your schedule, you will require a valid passport. Besides a visit to the pub, local tour operators offer day excursions to San painting sites, horse trails, biking, quad bike excursions, 4X4 excursions, hiking, birdwatching, trout fishing, white water rafting, tubing, rock climbing, abseiling, golf and lots more.
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Things to do in and around Underberg
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