Woodlands Cottages

Accommodation in Kenton-on-Sea:

Woodlands Cottages & Camping offers affordable, family and pet-friendly, self-catering rustic accommodation in Kenton-on-Sea. There are 8 free-standing cottages in addition to 3 guest rooms in the main house. A variety of layouts allow us to cater for different requirements, such as; individuals sharing rooms, couples, small families, and multiple cottages for those who need space for a large group. Woodlands is also ideal for contractors working in the local area. We accommodate up to 54 people, not including the campsite. The cottages are tucked away in a lush indigenous garden, many with access to their own unique and secluded boma bath.

The bush camping area has toilet, shower and washing up facilities for up to 6 pitches. There are on-site toilets, showers and washing-up facilities.



Facilities on-site include; a swimming pool, games room (with pool table and table tennis) and a large lounge area with TV. There is also free Wi-Fi around the main house and restaurant. Enjoy the rustic, stress-free environment by relaxing next to the pool, wandering down the path to the river, or at the on-site bar. Spectacular unspoilt beaches, estuaries and rivers are right on the doorstep ready to explore.



Situated high on the banks of the Bushman’s River, Woodlands Cottages & Camping is a birder’s paradise. A wide variety of species are spotted daily, including, for example, the lovely Loerie. Located just outside Kenton-on-Sea, less than 2km from the Kenton crossroads. Within easy distance from Grahamstown, and midway between Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) and East London. Set in acres of woodland yet just minutes from unspoilt beaches.



Guests can enjoy a delicious meal or a drink at the Goat Shed bush bistro & bar. Open Wednesday to Sunday (12 to 9), and 7 days a week during holidays. Well-known locally for it’s fish and chips, also offering pizzas baked in our own pizza oven and a range of burgers, salads and other seasonal dishes. We stock a selection of beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks.



We want people to enjoy the outdoors, the beach and our beautiful rivers. Take a short 10 minute stroll through our riverine bush, enjoy the peace and tranquility of Bushman’s River, and maybe a spot of fishing. Or enjoy the prolific variety of bird life that surrounds you. Alternatively, enjoy a day at one of the 3 beautiful beaches of Kenton-on-Sea or visit the town for some great shopping which is only 3km away. From Woodlands and nearby you can experience kayaks, paddle boats, river cruises, bush walks and horse riding. We also get good rates from the nearby game reserve called Sibuya for day trips to see the Big 5 and we are 70 km from Addo Elephant Park.