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The Fern & Thistle is a luxury BnB and wedding/ function venue catering to tourists and locals alike that want a premium, private experience and a taste of history at the old Lesmahagow Homestead in Benhar


146 Benhar Road RD 2, 9272 Balclutha
Phone: 022 199 6955

Lesmahagow is a magnificent villa built by founder Peter McSkimming in 1914 and lovingly restored to its former glory.

Sitting on 6,000m2 of private landscaped gardens, the property boasts 3 luxury rooms and the perfect setting to escape from the world or host your special event.

Reopened in 2020, you can now experience a piece of NZ history that is also equipped with many modern conveniences such as central heating, a commercial kitchen, superior WIFI, cafe quality coffee and a fresh water hot pool to relax in after a day exploring the Clutha area.