Colenso is situated on the banks of the Thukela River in the foothills of the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains. The town previously formed part of a Commando Drift before being named Colenso after the first Bishop of Natal, John William Colenso. Colenso still retains its old-world charm devoid of commercialisation, although has all the amenities that visitors would need for a luxury holiday.
Forming part of the Kwa-Zulu Natal Battlefield route, Colenso has many historical offerings. Visiting the sites that commemorate these form part of the towns main attractions.
Colenso, although small, has a number of unique accommodation options for visitors. These include bed and breakfasts and self-catering establishments. View the accommodation directory for a list of advertisers in the area.
A diverse range of activities are available, which include the following attractions:
- Clouston Koppie of Remembrance
- Ambleside Military Cemetery
- Bulwer Bridge
- Stevenson Museum
A list of business advertisers can be found in the business directory, alternatively you can add your own free business listing. A selection of restaurants can be found in the restaurant directory.
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