Outdoor view of Parkes Manor

Parkes Manor


Parkes Manor in Knysna is a four-star rated guesthouse set in tranquil surroundings overlooking the Knysna lagoon and well-known Knysna Heads.


Garden Route

General Information

Peacefully situated on a leafy estate of large trees and park like gardens, the discerning traveller will discover this once magnificent home, now restored to its full glory as Parkes Manor, a stylish country house.
We are a preferred member of the Portfolio Collection of Places, SATSA, FEDHASA and Southern Spoor.


  • Glenshiel at Parkes Restaurant:

Mediterranean dishes fused with a typical South African influence. The sheer passion of our executive chef is portrayed in every dish served. The presentation is unique and intriguing, impressing each and every patron. Absorb the ambience whilst savouring the magnificent world of flavours, enjoying superb views across the pristine lagoon. Fresh oysters are available daily.

  • Polo Bar

Enjoy a glass of fine South African wine on the Polo Bar terrace or in the Polo Bar itself before savouring fine cuisine. This is the ideal place to meet with friends, other in-house guests or staff who can inform you about Knysna, its surroundings and attractions.

  • Tea Garden

A fairy tale experience in our beautiful garden. A selection of bakery Delights is available to choose from.

  • Nine spacious bedrooms are tastefully and stylishly decorated with a warm ambience echoing country hospitality. Each room is individually decorated with a unique character and colour scheme. All en-suite bathrooms contain separate bath and shower facilities.Each room extends onto a veranda where guests may relax and enjoy the open air. Attention to detail is excellent and the scent of fresh flowers welcomes one.The Premier Room facing the Garden (1),
    Lagoon Facing Rooms (3),
    Standard Rooms (4) and
    Courtyard Room (1).
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