Eagles View Bed and Breakfast is within easy distance of shopping centres in Kloof with a variety of independent and chain shops and restaurants: Fields Centre, Kloof Village Mall and the Delcairn Cantre as well as centres in Hillcrest, the Pavilion and Gateway "Theatre of Shopping" in Umhlanga.
In addition to these guests might like to pay a visit to the Shongweni Farmers Market, Shongweni, open from 6am or the Essenwood Craft Market in Essenwood Park, Durban, 9am-2pm. Both Saturdays.
When it comes to food the local area has a huge variety on offer from take-away burgers and chips to fine dining. Your hosts Laureen and Frank have experience of most local eateries and will be only too pleased to recommend some of their favourites!
Enjoy a day-trip along the new 1000 Hills Experience Route "features Zulu Cultural villages and stunning mountain vistas as the backdrop to a wealth of creative talent. This fascinating tourist experience, which follows the famous Comrades Marathon Route, is all about rolling hills, valleys, gorges, forests, rivers and scenic dams."
Accessible theatres from the B&B include the Playhouse and the Elizabeth Sneddon theatres in Durban or The Barnyard at Gateway.
The Umgeni Steam Railway runs steam trains from Kloof Station (now our local pub: the Stokers Arms) to and from Inchanga Station, on the last and first Sunday of each month. This is know locally as the Inchanga Choo Choo and visitors to the B&B might hear the steam whistles on Sundays when the trains are running.
Photograph copyright: Patricia Allardice Penney