A true country experience
Toadbury Hall is located on Beyers Naude’ extension, just beyond Muldersdrift in the world famous Cradle of Humankind which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999. This spectacular 25 hectare country estate is situated on the banks of the Crocodile River and with 1.2 km’s of river frontage is nestled amidst majestic indigenous trees and magnificent rose and lavender gardens.
Toadbury Hall has established itself as one of Gauteng’s finest wedding venues of choice for life’s celebrations and special occasions, with continued focus on exclusivity. Just a twenty minute drive from both Johannesburg and Pretoria and within a 5 minute drive to Lanseria International Airport , Toadbury Hall prides itself on and boasts a worthy reputation for hosting memorable weddings, conferences, picnics and functions.
With a range of superb venues to choose from, elegant five star accommodation and tantalizing cuisine to suit every taste, Toadbury Hall offers you an exceptional canvas upon which to paint your memories of an unforgettable occasion what-ever the time of year. It is our constant aim and our great pride and joy to ensure all events are executed with impeccable service, delicious hearty food and an unforgettable ambiance in a beautiful environment.
We invite you to enjoy the privacy and tranquility of one of our beautiful venues with rolling lawns, picturesque gardens, and a wonderland of lakes and rivers in an open countryside. Let us take care of your every need, be it with friends, family or business associates and relax in the knowledge that you and your guests will leave feeling thoroughly spoilt.
History and Charm
Established in 1997 the name Toadbury Hall was derived from a character called Toad from the novel “Wind in the Willows” and has been developed to provide an exclusive country House with fine cuisine and outstanding service in an immaculate country setting. Since inception in 1997 Toadbury Hall has hosted in excess of 1500 successful weddings and functions. Toadbury Hall is built on the same site as the first dairy farm in Gauteng.
From the moment you enter our estate for a wedding, function, lunch, dinner, high tea, romantic picnic or conference; you will have the opportunity to enjoy fine cuisine with excellent wines and courteous friendly service. Our menu’s change seasonally, with a style of cooking which embraces both modern and traditional methods. Our food is a reflection of our commitment to providing a simpler more ingredient-led style of cooking using fresh, seasonal local produce, much of which is grown on our extensive estate and which takes us closer to being as self-sufficient and sustainable as possible. Our large wine list is renowned for its delicious selections to complement your meal. Our high tea can be enjoyed in the relaxing lounge, garden terraces or in the privacy of your suite.
Our 5 star estate has 10 spacious suites of varying sizes and styles enhanced with fine fabrics and bedding. Slip away into dreamland to the sound of toads as your background music and no need for alarm clocks as you awaken to the sounds of our majestic white peacocks.
Whatever the season, whatever the mood, Toadbury Hall offers the perfect spot to relax amongst our fine lounges, terrace, manicured gardens and river frontage. Come and relax before or after a meal, for a private reception or laze away a Sunday afternoon at one of our romantic picnic spots.
Weddings or Functions
Intimate functions, wedding celebrations – whatever the event, 5 star Toadbury Hall elegant and charming interiors and beautiful gardens with breathtaking views provides the perfect backdrop for your special day whatever the time of year. Our experienced and friendly wedding coordinators will ensure that your wedding day is as unique and individual as you are.
Boardroom work-out in a private exclusive and tranquil environment combined with the needs of today’s delegate ensures the perfect setting in which to conduct business and of course great coffee and tea. The extensive grounds can also be used for team building activities. Our conference managers will ensure your event runs seamlessly and every need is anticipated and taken care of, including those last minute requests.
Toadbury Hall prides itself on offering the best traditions of warm hospitality, efficient service and close attention to detail.