A Home Away From Home in the Midlands

Manwood Lodge is a self-catering accommodation which sits nestled in tranquillity, restful solitude, and privacy on twenty seven acres of extraordinary natural bush witunforgettable views of the majestic Drakensberg mountain range, Kamberg and Mooi River.


Guest House

Our self-catering guest home is a double storey thatched, semi-detached house which has three bedrooms and sleeps a maximum of six people and we are ideally positioned on the famous Midlands Meander route just minutes from many fine schools, wedding venues and golf courses.

At Manwood Lodge you can bask in the warmth of the sunshine as you take in the mountain views and freshness of the Midlands air in our garden. Or cuddle with your special someone in front of the crackling fire while watching your favorite movie. Escape in solitude to the Midlands, rekindle your romance, relax in divine comfort…rejuvenate your soul.


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Manwood Lodge is located along the famous Midlands Meander route in the heart of Kwazulu Natal, The Meander is a collection of organised routes along which are situated a variety of world-class spas, conference and wedding venues, historical landmarks and restaurants as well as a wide-range of outdoor activities and adventure sports. For those who love to shop, the Midlands Meander offers some of the most diverse arts & crafts stores available anywhere in South Africa.

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About Alan & Christine

We have been living in the beautiful Midlands since retiring here in 2004 after escaping the rat-race in Johannesburg in search of a quieter existence in the countryside. While our son Matthew was at school loseby, they fell in love with the area. As fate would have it tught Manwood Lodge while their son was attending a local boarding school called Michaelhouse with the intention of retiring here one day.

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