Huntingdon House


Open: Huntingdon House is open all year.

Location: Huntingdon House is in the beautiful Thyolo district of Malawi. It is on Satemwa Tea Estate in the Shire Highlands. This area has some of the oldest estates in Malawi.

Rooms: There are 5 suites accommodating up to 12 guests. Bathrooms have ball and claw bath tubs, separate showers, a range of toiletries and soft towels. Bathrobes are provided. Rooms are individually decorated and named to reflect their former use, such as Mothers Room, The Nursery, The Chapel.

Activities: You can join a tour of the tea estate and enjoy some tea tasting, go on a coffee tour, take walks on the estate (maps provided), explore by mountain bike, free for guest use, and go on a guided birding tour in Thyolo Forest. You can enjoy sundowners on Thyolo mountain with views of Mount Mulanje and the Shire Valley. Golf is available at Thyolo Country Club nearby. There are croquet facilities. Tennis and squash are available nearby. Hotel staff can arrange tours to Blantyre, Lake Chirwa, Mount Mulanje and the Zomba Plateau.

Facilities: The house is set in lovely gardens on the estate, which is a working tea farm. Accommodation is usually booked on a bed and breakfast basis and includes all tea and coffee. Lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are provided on request. Meals are served in the dining room, where a fire can be lit on chilly days, or on the veranda when the weather is favourable. There are many places to sit, chat and relax in the house. Outside there are terraces and courtyards. The whole house can be rented for exclusive use on a full board and activities basis.

Dining: Meals are eaten at separate tables indoor and outdoors.

Children: Children over the age of 12 years are welcome. Children under 12 may be accommodated on request.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access.

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