Kings Walden Garden Manor is near Tzaneen in South Africa, set in one of the most stunning and most romantic gardens in the world. Dating back to 1962, the garden has an amazing array of plants and colours from off-white to dark crimson red. Other characteristics such as shape, size and scent vary widely.
How to get there:
Directions from Johannesburg:
Travel along the N1 N to Polokwane (Pietersburg); R71 to Tzaneen, just before Tzaneen in South Africa, you come to a double carriageway road (R36); turn right to join this road; do not take the first exit to Tzaneen but stay on the R36, at first stop street, turn right to Agatha.
At this point you will see the first sign to Kings Walden; 3 more signs will take you right into the gate - approximately 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) from Tzaneen. Kings Walden is on the same road as the Coach House Hotel.
Directions from Mpumalanga:
Join the R36 from Lydenburg; at four-way stop at Nkowankows - about 12 kilometres (7.4) before Tzaneen - turn left to Letsitele Valley and Coach House. Turn right at sign to Agatha. Go past Coach House and take first turn to right at sign to Kings Walden. Soon after take a sharp turn to the right at sign to Kings Walden.
Directions from Kruger Park (Phalaborwa):
Travel along the R71 via Gravelotte; at four-way stop at Tarentaalrand - about 20 kilometres (12.4) from Tzaneen - turn left at sign Nkowankowa.
At next four-way stop go straight through to Letsitele Valley and Coach House. Turn right at sign to Agatha. Go past Coach House and take first turn to right at sign to Kings Walden. Soon after take a sharp turn to the right at sign to Kings Walden.