Whispering Thorns is a picturesque guest farm situated in White River, in the heart of the north eastern part of Mpumalanga, close to the Kruger National Park. The farm boasts a charming glass venue and chapel, along with a country guest house, which lends itself to a unique setting in which couples are able to experience their dream wedding.
The contemporary design of our glass facaded venue and chapel, allow guests to encounter that perfect “get away” feeling.
The farm is surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the Lowveld. We offer an exquisite stay whilst being surrounded by the delightful backdrop of the panorama of the grassland of the Lowveld. Our beautiful venue can accommodate a maximum of 200 guests and the accommodation facilities are able to host 24 guests. We also offer an excellent team, consisting of an in house florist, wedding coordinator and bridal consultant. The perfect wedding expert team to help plan unforgettable weddings.
Because we are located in an area of considerable scenic beauty. The climate is said to be one of the best in South Africa, neither excessively hot in summer when rainfall is at its highest, nor overly cold during the sunny winters. The farm is 34 hectares and houses a growing macadamia orchard.
Designed to make the most of its natural setting, our unique guest farm is set amongst spreading natural grassland and numerous thorn trees. Given this backdrop, the farm lends itself perfectly to large special occasions. You can also take time to spot some small wildlife including impala, Nyala & side striped jackal. Try some bird watching or simply relax alongside our manicured gardens.