Tag: vryheid

  • Khambula

    Near the town of Vryheid, a battle considered by many to be the turning point of the Anglo-Zulu War, ensued on 29 March 1879. This historical area is the Khambula Battlefield. What makes visiting this battlefield so incredible, although somewhat difficult to find without a guide, is that the Khambula Battlefield has remained unspoilt. When standing on the Battlefield, ...

  • Vryheid

    The town of Vryheid in KwaZulu-Natal Province lies southward along the R33 in the valley at the foot of the Zungwini Mountain. It is the centre of coal mining and cattle farming in the district and being an old town with a historical past, there are a number of national monuments in the town. Decisive battles were fought in the vicinity during the Anglo Boer War.