Dr. Pridgeon

John Pridgeon qualified as an allopathic medical doctor from Cape Town University in 1981. He has been a GP in private practice since 1988 in Zimbabwe, Canada, Botswana and South Africa.

Pristine country air and rolling hills, luxurious accommodation and the most advanced spa facilities… enhanced by the ambiance of converted 1860s farmyard and diary… highly personalised service... therapists to nurture and pamper… running water, light and space to sooth the soul…

Winner of the presitigious Les Nouvelles boutique hotel and spa award, as well as the World Travel Award for contributions to African heritage and culture.





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Directions to our Five Star Retreat Venue in the Natal Midlands South Africa

Namaste Wellness Retreats hosts its retreats at the Five Star Fordoun Hotel & Spa which is situated
in the idyllic Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands.

A convenient 4 hours drive from Johannesburg and 1 ½ hour’s drive from Durban.

Directions from Johannesburg (Travelling time approximately 4 hours)

Take the N3 Highway south from Johannesburg heading towards Durban.
Approximately 15km After the Mooi River Plaza toll gate take the Nottingham Road off-ramp.
At the stop street turn right heading towards Nottingham Road for about 3km and Fordoun is on the right hand side.

Directions from Durban (Travelling time is approximately 1 hr 30 min)
Take N3 from Durban heading towards Johannesburg.
Take the Nottingham Road Turn Off, which is about 15km before Mooi River Toll Gate
At stop turn right and head towards Nottingham Road for about 3km Fordoun is on the right hand side.

Transfer from the King Shaka International Airport (KSIA), La Mercy, Durban. and O.R. Tambo International Airport is available on request