Hatton is a town in the Nuwara Eliya District of Central Province, Sri Lanka governed by the Hatton-Dickoya Urban Council. It is approximately 83 kilometres southeast of Colombo and 44 km south of Kandy and is situated at an elevation of 1,271 m above sea level. Hatton was founded during the British colonial times in order to serve the coffee and latter tea estates. The name of the town refers to the village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. A number of the surrounding tea estates are also named after Scottish villages. Whilst Hatton serves as a gateway to Adam's Peak and Sinharaja Forest Reserve, it is better known for its Ceylon tea plantations and industry. The Hatton National Bank and Brown & Co. Ltd. were both founded in Hatton. In 2008 part of the Hatton town, including religious places, was gazetted as a Religious Zone by the Government of Sri Lanka.
Location Type: Hill Country
Distance From Airport: 140 Km (3.45 hour drive)
Distance From Colombo: 110 Km (3 hour drive)
Attractions: Tea plantations, Water Falls, Cool Hills
Hatton is a small town in the Nuwara-Eliya District, Central Province of Sri Lanka, a notable centre of Ceylon Tea plantations and industry.
Hatton is a delightful modest town in the Nuwara Eliya District of Central Province in Sri Lanka. A major centre of the Sri Lankan tea industry, Hatton has stood the test of time from the British colonial era, which initially made Ceylon Tea a household name
Hatton is simply stunning – it is situated over 1,200m above sea level, and boasts endless lush tea plantations carpeting the sloping hills in various hues of brilliant green, breathtaking vistas of the whole of the hill country and the beautiful Mahaweli river winding down the timeless valleys. Visitors can tour tea factories and lush tea estates in Hatton and take in the fresh, clean air.
Other interesting spots to visit include Warleigh Church and bungalows that used to house British planters amidst the tea fields. Another hidden gem in Hatton is Castlereagh reservoir – which is a calm and clear blue expanse of water surrounded by rolling green hills. Here, you can take a boat ride on the water or simply enjoy the view.
Hatton serves as a stepping stone to the important pilgrimage site of Adam’s Peak, as well as the city of Nuwara Eliya. Adam’s Peak, also known as Sri Pada, is a majestic mountain that is over 2,200 meters, which serves as an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists and Hindus throughout the country. Nuwara Eliya has several tourist attractions nearby, which can be visited from Hatton, such as Horton Plains and Hakgala Gardens.
Tea Trails offers remarkable accommodation in Hatton – it combines modern boutique luxury with the tea plantation bungalow experience for a truly unique holiday setting. With four beautiful bungalows (Tiensin, Castlereagh, Norwood and Summerville) located at different points around the Castlereagh reservoir, with master suites, garden suites and luxury rooms and swimming pools, guests will be enthralled with this beautiful setting.
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60, Unique View Rd, Nuwaraeliya
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Blue Meadows-nuwara Eliya
3/11, Baker's Farm Road, Mahagastota, Nuwaraeliya
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Tel : 0522051086
No. 10, St. Andrews Drive, Nuwara Eliya.
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Tel : 0522222445
No. 02, Kandy Road, Nuwara Eliya.
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Galway Heights Hotel
No. 89, Upper Lake Road, Havelock Drive, Nuwaraeliya.
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Tel : 0522223728
No:05, Grand Hotel Road, Nuwara Eliya
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Tel : 0522222501
Talawakela Rest House
Kotmale Road, Talawakela
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Tel : 052258822
No. 4 , Haddon Hill Road, Nuwaraeliya
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Tel : 0522223500
Araliya Green City
No 01, Grand Hotel Road, Nuwara Eliya.
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Tel : 0522225000
Mahagasthota Hill Climb, Blackpool, Nuwaraeliya
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Tel : 0527634634
Grand Hotel Road, Nuwaraeliya
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Tel : 0522222881
Oak Ray Tea Bush
Pahala Kada Veediya, Ramboda
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Tel : 0524925029
29, Grand Hotel Road, Nuwaraeliya
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Tel : 0522222653
Heritance Tea Factory
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Tel : 052229600
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