Situated high in the hills above Knysna, Portland Manor is a beautiful historical citrus and game estate. You are invited to stay with us to experience the warmth and comfort of country life at its best.
We also offer the perfect facilities for private or corporate functions. Four star accommodation in the Manor House and Hotel, functions in the Pack House restaurant, friendly ambiance in the 1860’s Portland Arms English Pub, and wedding and conference space in the Manor Hall - or in marquees set up in the extensive gardens. Four star country cuisine is served in the Manor House dining room, with crystal chandeliers.
You may also want to indulge in a variety of activities on and around the farm - fly fishing or canoeing on Lawnwood Lake, game and bird viewing, hiking and mountain biking in our indigenous forest, a game of petanque in our gardens. Horse riding expeiences (5 minutes away), Waterski on site, Forest tours (10 minutes away), discounted golf (20 minutes away).
We work with monkey land and birds of Eden, 10% discount guaranteedOr simply relaxing around the pool or in the library.
We welcome you to country comfort at its very best.
If you want old-world charm and outstanding hospitality in a magnificent setting - then look no further than Portland Manor on the outskirts of Knysna. The 164 year old manor house - the same one referred to in Dalene Mathee's books - is a treat just to visit , let alone to stay in. The solid old building with gorgeous stonework and some really interesting antiques and paintings makes... Read More
- Ericksons, via Tripadvisor
Superb! Great Setting, beautiful room and most of all we loved your hospitality! All the best
- Francois & Diana
What a wonderful time, 12 of us were here for my wife's 40th and Chante, Debbie, Nathasha and Denis were absolutely amazing. Thank you fo rthe incredible, warm welcoming and willing hospitality, we were so well cared for and looked after, every detail(even ear plugs) Not to mention the food, absolutely delicious. Thank you to all.
- David and Adriette Nel
Thank you all for a wonderful stay, for your warmth and hospitality. So sorry we only had one night. Hope to be back soon. The friendliness and peacefulness were wonderful. God bless you all