Harnham Guesthouse

Harnham Guesthouse is nestled in a valley on top of the Soutpansberg Mountain Range and is 14km from Louis Trichardt (Makhado) on the N1 north to Zimbabwe. For your relaxation we offer a variety of facilities to ensure you leave us rested and ready for the road ahead. Our spacious swimming pool / Jacuzzi and lapa areas enables guests to enjoy long, lazy days in the sun. Three dams stocked with various species of bream adds to the charm of this 500 hectare farm. Please note that six of the 14 km is a dirt road but very accessible by car.


Guest House:

The main guest house consists of a few small buildings next to each other, the one is the main house the other is a rondavel as well as a separate building consisting of other rooms, there is a Jacuzzi, swimming pool , cash bar, two lounges (DSTV) as well as a lapa to be utilized by guests using this main house area.

The main house has two bedrooms (en-suite) each sleeping two, one with a bath & shower and the other has only a shower.
Included is a reading lounge with a fireplace and a fully equipped kitchen/dining room.

Additionally, a thatched rondavel (en-suite) sleeps two people.

The outside building consisting of two bedrooms. A large bedroom (en-suite) sleeping four people ( 2 x ¾ bed & 1x double) a bathroom with bath & shower. Another bedroom (en-suite) sleeps two people, (bath & shower).

Mountain Cottage:

This exclusive mountain cottage can sleep a total of 6 people, it consists of two bedrooms, each sleeping two people (one double bed / 2 x ¾ beds) as well as a sleeper couch in the lounge. It has one large bathroom (bath & shower), an open plan kitchen / lounge area. It also has a private lapa area as well as shade cover parking for two cars. The chalet is fully equipped with all cutlery and crockery as well as linen. It has electricity as well as plug points.

Dam Chalets:

Three dams stocked with various species of bream as well as Large Mouth Baas adds to the charm of this 500 hectare farm. 
Three dam chalets of which are all fully equipped and each with their own private lapa, one of which has a bar in the lapa. 

Two of the chalets can sleep 4 people and the other sleeps two, it consists of one large room with 4 x ¾ beds and the third chalet has one large room with 2 x ¾ beds, all chalets have showers only, electricity and warm water, they have gas fridges as well as stoves.

Please not that there are no plug points.


The main guest house has a very large lawn which allows for wedding tents seating anything from 40 to 400 people or an outside / garden wedding. This venue also allows for you to party the whole night through should you wish – there is no closing time! Should you wish you may also cater for yourself.


The guest house has a conference centre which can seat up to 30 people, this venue can be used for various functions and equipment can be arranged at your request.


Due to the fact that the lapa at dam chalet 2 is situated on the dam and has electricity a bar / dance floor and ablutions within the lapa it allows for various functions such as Birthday Party’s, Year End Functions, Team Building, and any other even you might have in mind.


Walking on the farm – it has six dams to explore of which three are full rite the year round, the others full for around 8 months of the year. All are fresh mountain water and are very safe to swim in!
Fishing at one of the three fully stocked dams – you are bound to hook a large mouth bass or a bream! Small boats for hire.

Relaxing can either be done on the lawn alongside the dam or on your private stoop.

Should you wish to cool off during the summer months a swimming pool and Jacuzzi are available – please enquire at reception.

Weir - A breathtaking fine little weir tucked away amongst the rocks – perfect for a swim or just to relax.

Bird Watching, a large variety of birds can be found on Harnham given our divers vegetation, European Swallows can be viewed by the millions coming to roost at night in the reeds (in season)

Main Guest house has a bar as well as DSTV for all those sport lovers!