Fully serviced cottages situated on the banks of the Burguret River overlooking private woodland, Colobus Cottages offer 2 and 3 bedroom accommodation and secluded home comfort in a tranquil and pretty setting.

Wake up to the sound of the running river, parrots, monkeys and the abundant birdlife. Drive less than an hour for a day safari to see the big 5 at:

The Ol Pejeta Conservancy - the largest sanctuary for black rhino in East Africa.

Lewa Conservancy - home to a wide variety of wildlife including the rare and endangered sitatunga and the world’s largest single population of Grevy’s zebra.

Solio Ranch dedicated to rhino conservation.

The Aberdare National Park - with its rolling hills and deep valleys intersected by streams and waterfalls – a stunning setting for fishing in the wild.

Mt. Kenya National Park - the second highest mountain in Africa. Drive up to 10,000ft, walk to the moorlands for a picnic.

Walking safaris and bird watching in the forest on the slopes of Mount Kenya can also be arranged.

For lunchtime or evening entertainment the nearby towns of Naro Moru (9kms) and Nanyuki (17kms) have a variety of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars.

If you are inspired by art, then a trip to the Lily Pond Arts Centre will appeal. Admire East African art in the gallery and discuss with resident artists. Eat on the deck overlooking the Lily Pond and shop at the exclusive gift shop with its hand crafted items.