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Fort Nongqayi

Nonqai Road, Eshowe, 3820

(035) 474 1141

In 1883, a Zulu force, the Nongqayi, was commissioned to support Sir Melmoth Osborn, the British resident, whose task it was to control the civil unrest after the Anglo-Zulu war.Its headquarters were at Fort Nongqayi whi...

Fort Nonqai

Nonqai Road, Eshowe, 3815

(035) 4741141

The fort originally housed the Nonqai (restrainers) or Zululand police, raised in 1883 to serve as a guard for Sir Melmoth Osborne, the resident commissioner. Only fifty men were in the command when it was first formed...

Fort Piet Uys


(034) 982 2133 EXT.2271

The fort was built by Baker Russel's column on 29-30 August 1879 and garrisoned by a company of the 94th. Ploughing will soon have obliterated its last vestiges.

Fort Prospect, Babanango Area


(035) 835 0029

On 24 September 1900 the outpost manned by 80 British soldiers was attacked by 400 Boers . The Boers were eventually forced to withdraw.

Fort Richards

(035) 474 1141

It was commenced on the 1 July by the men of the First Division, but apparently never completed. It is named after Admiral Richards.

Fort Tinta

Vryheid, 3100

(034) 982 2133

This was a stone, laager fort. It was built by Wood's Column between 19 and 21 January 1879 and garrisoned briefly by a company from the 1/13th and 90th Light Infantry.

Garden Lodge B&B

12 Clifford Wynn, Eshowe, 3815

Garden Lodge B&B offers three-star accommodation with six comfortable bedrooms - all en suite with either a round bath or with a shower - in a tropical garden setting overlooking the adjoining sugarcane fields. All the r...

Gingindlovu Battlefield

(035) 870 2052

During a period of ten weeks during the Anglo-Zulu war, the British forces at Eshowe were besieged by the Zulus and cut off from communications and supplies. On 2 April 1879, the Zulus attacked the forces attempting t...

Golden Peak Spur Restaurant

206 Utrecht Street, Vryheid, 3100

Family restaurant

Golela Border Post


This is the Swaziland border post at the south eastern corner of Swaziland.