Aberfoyle Lodge was completed in 1960 as a Club for the Tea Estate staff and later converted to a Lodge. It still has the original wood floors, large verandas and old fashioned comfort but with new décor and comfortable furniture and bedrooms
You drive down into the Honde Valley, along the floor of the valley, through the banana plantations and avocado trees which are the main source of income for the rural people of this valley. You then climb out the other side of the valley, crossing several rivers that flow down from the surrounding mountains including the Pungwe River. The drive then takes you through the incredible rolling tea fields of the Eastern Highlands Tea Plantation in which Aberfoyle Lodge is nestled. We have many extremely rare birds found only in the forests around Aberfoyle and surrounding areas with its unique flora that remain green all year round as a result of receiving some of the highest rainfall in Zimbabwe. We also have tea factories that are of great interest to visit as well as seeing the construction of a very large hydro plant utilizing the water coming off the mountains from the Nyamingura River. Our pepper gardens which are about a 30 minute walk along the Nyamkombe River are very unique and they are the only organic pepper gardens in Zimbabwe.