Things to do

Enjoy Ellerton

lazy days
Explore on foot, bicycle or tuk-tuk. The area around Ellerton is peaceful and rural perfect for walking and great biking and we have a number of suggested routes from 30 mins – to several hours. Mountain bicycles are available for no charge.

bikingTake one of our exclusive tours to the Orange Field Tea Factory for a unique insight into tea making.

Alagalla is extraordinary and with some of the best views in Sri Lanka and not to be missed. 

Explore nearby

The fascinating town of Kandy is 30 minutes away. The town is attractively centred in a valley with a large lake, beside which is the world famous Temple of the Tooth, one of the holiest sites of Buddhism.

Temple of the Tooth
Take a boat trip around the lake, visit the Hotel Suise, Montbatten’s HQ in WW2. On the way into Kandy the celebrated and spectacular Botanical Gardens, renowned for their collection of orchids,  should not be missed.

Botanical Gardens

Explore further away

Explore the Tea Country. Ellerton is just off the road from Kandy to the higher-level tea estates around the ‘English’ town of Nuwara Eliya.

Wall paintings at Sigiriya
The Cultural Triangle and the must see sites of Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa and Dambulla are two hours to the North. The famous Elephant Orphanage at Pinnewala is 1.5 hours away.

The waterfall at Hunas
The dramatic and beautiful Hunas waterfall is a little further away.

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