Tchrengula, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

At daybreak on Monday 30th October 1899 Col. Carelton’s column, supposedly on their way to Nicholson’s Nek, found themselves on … Read More

Blockhouse Museum
Blockhouse Museum, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

“Based on a blockhouse at Bergville, the only one remaining in KwaZulu-Natal. The McMaster’s replica contains a remarkable display relating … Read More

Roosboom, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

This Cemetery was used by the Boers during the Siege of Ladysmith. 15 Burghers of the Harrismith Commando were buried … Read More

Ladysmith Tourism Information Office
151 Murchison Street, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

LADYSMITH/EMNAMBITHI TOURISM INFORMATION OFFICE The foyer of the Siege Museum houses the Tourism Information Office where brochures and information can … Read More

Ladysmith Town Hall
151 Murchison Street, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

“In 1891 the Ladysmith Town Council requested proposals for a new town hall. The selected design by Robert Walker observed … Read More

Rietfontein, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

RIETFONTEIN MONDAY 23RD OCTOBER 1899 Gen White aware that Gen. Yule and his army were in full retreat from Dundee … Read More

Gordons’ Hill
Gordons’ Hill, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

This was the main Naval position: “A piece of high ground in the centre of the Northern line of defence, … Read More

Convent Hill
1 Convent Road, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

LOOKOUT POINT FROM CONVENT HILL Convent Hill now La Verna Hospital. This position in the hospital car park offers a … Read More

Mbulwana, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

“Umbulwana (Bulwana) is a very high hill feature to the South East of Ladysmith. General Piet Joubert established his headquarters … Read More

Ladysmith ABW Cemetery
Ladysmith ABW Cemetery, Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

02L | “As you enter the cemetery on your right hand side you will find signs marking the way to … Read More