You will be most welcome in our Homestay Accommodation

Your hosts are Ian, a Kiwi who comes home to Wanganui each summmer and his partner Eric, a chef for 20 years at their very successful Auchendean Lodge Hotel in the Highlands of Scotland. (see

They both return here each year to enjoy New Zealand and to share their enjoyment by offering homestay to visitors to Wanganui.

Facilities on offer:

Queen size double bedded room
Share our home with us
Attractive well kept garden, with fairly private leafy outlook
Organic vegetable and herb garden
Sleep-out for up to 2 people in standard double bed (no facilities except power but 24 hour access to house)


All linens
Continental Breakfast with home-made bread; yoghurt, jams and marmalade
Free Wifi broadband

Other Food Choices:-

Dinner possible by prior arrangement (from 8pm)

Full cooked breakfast, by prior arrangement.


Our house on Durie Hill is just 15 minutes walk from the centre of the city.

Close to us, there are sensational views of the city from the top of the Memorial Tower. See the banner picture above.


Ian and Eric on their Civil Partnership

Auchendean South