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Welcome to Maylodge Country Cottages

A “Jewel of Hogsback” – Maylodge Country Cottages boasts tranquil park-like surrounds for folk who wish to be far from the madding crowd. Our gardens are a show throughout the four distinct seasons.

We offer six well equipped self-catering dwellings featuring comfort and privacy, accommodating from two to eight guests – ideal for couples, families and larger groups.



We are situated in the heart of the village within walking distance of a number of restaurants, pubs and hiking trails. There are a variety of activities in Hogsback one can enjoy, such as hiking, cycling, birding, restaurants and intimate pubs. In addition, there are several galleries and exhibitions, offering a range of items from paintings, photographs, pottery and other crafts. The Saturday morning market provides an opportunity to meet and mingle with many of the locals.

Hogsback is situated in the Amathole Mountain range, and is part of the Amathole Mountain Escape.

Maylodge, in Hogsback, Eastern Cape, has six free-standing cottages spread in a park-like 4 ha garden, all of which provide comfortable, private self-catering accommodation. Each cottage is equipped with a commercial DSTV viewing package.

The cottages allow you to enjoy the warmth of real fireplaces and each has a portable braai. Our emphasis is on comfortable family accommodation.

Wedding Venue

Nestled in the picturesque landscape of the Amathole Mountain range, with its idyllic charm, abundant natural beauty, and an inviting ambiance, Maylodge Country Cottages is the perfect setting to celebrate your love story with an intimate wedding.
Our expansive gardens at Maylodge provide a breathtaking canvas for your special day. Imagine exchanging vows under the gentle embrace of towering trees, and a soft breeze carrying your promises of forever. The vibrant blooms and lush greenery create an intimate setting, perfect for capturing those cherished wedding memories.

Escape the bustling city and embrace the serenity of our country cottages, where love is celebrated amidst nature’s beauty. Allow us to be a part of your journey by creating everlasting memories. Book your visit today and let us help you weave the story of your forever at our charming country cottages.

Contact Us


Maylodge Country Cottages
4 Dinwiddie Lane (off Main Rd)
Hogsback 5721
WhatsApp / Mobile: +27 83 301 9080


S 32° 35.80′, E 26° 56.19′
(-32.5966, 26.9365)

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