The battle of Spionkop took place between 23 and 24 January 1900. This was another failed attempt by General Buller to relieve Ladysmith.

It was a major defeat for the British who suffered heavy losses. These images are from Mount Alice towards the battlefield.

Sir Redvers Buller’s base at the top of Mount Alice overlooking Spionkop.
The crest of Mount Alice overlooking Spionkop
The view from Mount Alice (Woodlands Farm) looking towards Spionkop with the Tugela River in mid-ground.
Battle of Spionkop – 23-24 January 1900 – 122 Year Anniversary