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Care and Community in 1000 Hills

To find out about life in 1000 Hills beyond the obvious, 1000 Hills CTO has produced an informative documentary video about the proactive and leading community structures… Read more »

Watch the country’s best horses, over breakfast, at Summerveld.

Watch the country’s best horses, over breakfast, at Summerveld.

On the Club House wall, a modest, shiny plaque tells us that 55 years ago on 15 July, Summerveld, what is now the country’s largest equine training… Read more »

REPORT TO 1000 HILLS TOURISM ON THE DURBAN TOURISM ACTIVATION CAMPAIGN HELD IN CAPE TOWN FROM 02 – 06 June 2021

The Durban Tourism Activation Campaign took place at a strategic time, just before the June-July School holidays. The relevance of this timing for the industry role players,… Read more »

Honouring Youth

Honouring Youth

This week we honour our youth: young singer – songwriter, Zazz, was caught enjoying the beautiful crisp autumn weather ahead of her gig as part of the… Read more »

1000 Hills Arts and Craft Village

Pot & Kettle…. and more! Enjoying some of the most magnificent views of the 1000 Hills is the dining and retail destination: the 1000 Hills Arts and… Read more »

Stonehouse: Garden Shop, Book Shop & Café

A perfect autumn Saturday found me browsing books, bromeliads, breadboards… and brunch at the quaint Stonehouse not far from Kearsney College. “Its so beautiful here. Couldn’t you… Read more »

Vicious Velociraptor: the brawling, smart turkey dinosaur with the killer claw

Vicious Velociraptor: the brawling, smart turkey dinosaur with the killer claw

Photo by Shelley Kjonstad Velociraptor Awareness Day on April 18 gives us a reason to ponder this extraordinary creature that roamed the earth 70 million years ago…. Read more »

Easter Family Fun at the SPCA

I enjoyed a morning of Easter bonnets, squealing kids, sing along vibes, a real live Duracell bunny and all round family fun at the Kloof and Highway SPCA just before Easter.

Ladies and Gentlemen, we present “Bukekayo” at PheZulu Safari Park

The baby giraffe at PheZulu Safari Park has been named: Bukekayo meaning fine and handsome

Honouring Alan Paton

This month we honour respected South African author, anti-apartheid activist, essayist and poet, Alan Paton, one of KZN’s most distinguished sons, and one of the heroes of the Valley of a 1000 Hills – as 12 April marks 33 years since he died.