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The Best of the Lowveld.... Barberton Guesthouse!
Barberton is situated in close proximity to Swaziland (remember to bring your passport!), the Kruger National Park, the popular Badplaas resort, Nelspruit, the popular potholes near Graskop and other attractions of the Lowveld.
Distances to major attractions:
Johannesburg: 403 km
Pretoria: 350 km
Malelane (Kruger National Park): 76 km
Nelspruit: 45 km
Mbabane: 140 km
Skukuza: 144 km
Badplaas: 68 km
Barberton offers many interesting attractions. Among these are the Old Stock Exchange facade, Jock's Memorial (yes, Jock of the Bushveld), the Garden of Remembrance and the Old Locomotive, just to name a few. Museums include the Belhaven House Museum and Fernlea House, as well as the museum in Crown Street.
If you are an outdoors person, you can try out the following great hikes:
Fortuna Mine Trail: Circular route of 2 km, through 600m of mine tunnel. Remember your torch!
Rose's Creek Trail: A short walk through Barberton nature reserve.
Barber's Trail: A 5 hour hiking trail that leads past Barber's Cottage.
Some very popular sporting events also take place annually and include the following: