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Wedding and Social Venues


Apple Valley Community Center
6817 Wheats Valley Road
Bedford, VA 24523
540-586-2436
Located across from Gross’ Orchard, the Apple Valley Community Center is open year round for events including religious services, gospel music, reunions, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and many more community activities.  This is a unique place to enjoy special events within view of the Peaks of Otter Mountains.

The Bedford Columns
812 East Main Street
Bedford, VA 24523
540-586-1407
http://www.thebedfordcolumns.com
Email:  mailto:info@thebedfordcolumns.com
Nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Bedford, Virginia, The Bedford Columns is Virginia’s ideal location for weddings, events and weekend stays.  Experience the elegance of the historic estate amid quaint streets and breathtaking views. Iconic columns, stunning gardens and an exquisite interior create a dramatic backdrop for extraordinary weddings, receptions, parties, luncheons, workshops and overnight stays.
Together with West Manor Estate and Bella Rose Plantation, The Bedford Columns is a part of Entwined Events, Lynchburg’s premier special event and wedding venues and services. Our priority is to make your grand affair as unforgettable and stress-free as possible. On site estate directors and seasoned staff will guide you through the planning and details of your event. We believe this personal involvement with you will help us to execute your vision of perfection for your day— down to the smallest detail. Along with our premier event venues and planners, Entwined Events offers additional top of the line services in transportation, floral, dj, culinary and catering, and bakery needs.

Bellevue Community Center
4051 Goode Station Road
Goode, VA 24556
540-586-2680

Claytor Nature Study Center
1844 Woods Road
Bedford, VA 24523
464-544-8360
www.lynchburg.edu/academics/academic-community-centers/claytor-nature-study-center
Email: cnsc@lynchburg.edu
The beautiful plantation-style Cloverlea Farmhouse at the Claytor Nature Study Center of Lynchburg College offers a stunning panoramic view of the Peaks of Otter and Blue Ridge Mountains.  The original farmhouse dates back to the late 1780s, with additions and renovations over the years.  The Cloverlea Farmhouse has 5 bedrooms for lodging, with 3-1/2 bathrooms, an updated kitchen, and spacious and comfortable rooms.  The ground include the beautiful Virginia Claytor Memorial Gardens, traditional and contemporary boxwood and rose gardens, a wide garden staircase above a reflecting pool, and varied lawn spaces, all overlooking the Peaks of Otter.  Altogether, the Cloverlea Farmhouse and ground provide diverse environs for your creative touch in event planning.  It is open to the public for casual visits 7 days a week 8:30am to 5:00pm, and can be reserved for weddings, receptions, family gatherings, corporate and community events.

Diamond V Farm
1817 Mountain View Church Road
Blue Ridge, VA 24064
540-537-3912
www.diamondvfarm.com
Diamond V Farm offers a full service private country setting wedding venue viewing the Blue Ridge Mountains. The farm and barn’s nostalgic charm beckons all who come, “Welcome, relax, enjoy, have fun!”

Forest Recreation Center
1088 Rustic Village Road
Forest, VA 24551
540-586-7682
www.bedfordcountyrec.com
Forest Recreation Center is located off Route 811 on Rustic Village Road in Forest, VA.  The facility consists of a large multi-purpose room with a kitchen and small meeting room.
Please call for reservations (can be reserved any day of the week).

The Glenwood Center
2074 Smith Mountain Lake Parkway
corner of Leesville Road and Smith Mountain Lake Parkway
Huddleston, VA 24104
http://theglenwoodcenter.com
540-297-5297
Contact:  Jen Roshak or Rose Hayden
Email: glenwoodrose@hotmail.com
The Glenwood Center is a local venue that offers a great space for weddings, receptions, birthday parties, concerts, benefits, church services and it is even home to the Bedford County Fair!  Through rental of this building we offer a stage, sound system, projector and screen, kitchen area with refrigerator, oven and microwave, restrooms, large climate controlled space and doors can be opened in warmer months to create a larger space.

Historic Avenel
413 Avenel Avenue
PO Box 686
Bedford, VA 24523
540-875-9180
www.historicavenel.com
Email: events@historicavenel.com
This 1838 Georgian, Foursquare Plantation House is the centerpiece of the Bedford Historic District. It’s large rooms, staircases and wide wraparound porch make this an ideal locale for wedding reception and parties.  Large caterer friendly kitchen!
Hours by appointment

Hunting Creek Farm Wedding Venue
1615 Feldspar Road
Bedford, VA 24523
540-400-1694
http://www.Huntingcreekfarmllc.com
Email: mailto:r.sellers@live.com
The Barn at Hunting Creek Farm is a family wedding venue nestled on 160 acres at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our family horse barn has been transformed into a magical wedding venue strewn with twinkling lights, chandeliers and draped with flowing chiffon curtains that encompasses an atmosphere of a past era where life was sweet and simple. Dressed up or down….it is your choice to create the wedding of your dreams. Our farm has a welcoming charm from the winding road that leads to the double creeks or the weathered barn with pastured horses checking out any new faces. The stage is set for your fairytale wedding needing only your special touch. We are located in Moneta, Virginia conveniently located between Roanoke and Lynchburg near Smith Mountain Lake.

Mariners Landing Hospitality
1217 Graves Harbor Trail
Huddleston, VA 24104
540-297-4100
Fax: 540-296-0564
www.weddingsatmarinerslanding.com
Email: info@smlvaca.com
Let us provide your dream Lake wedding.  Beautiful scenic views, grand reception areas, catering and accommodations for family and friends all in one place!

New London Ruritan Club
12411 East Lynchburg Salem Turnpike (Route 460)
Forest, VA 24551
434.239.1227
Email:  newlondonruritanclub@gmail.com
www.forestvanewlondonruritan.org
The New London Ruritan Club has served the community since 1947.  Ruritan members work to enhance the quality of life through community service and to make our community a better place to live and work.  Ruritan is family, fund and friends.  We are proud to be an organization of positive people doing positive things in our community.  We take pride in the things we bring to the New London area.

The Old Mill Farm Venue
3705 Chestnut Fork Road
Bedford, VA 24523
540-537-2886
http://www.theoldmillfarmvenue.com
Email:  mailto:hoothoot.rt@gmail.com
Welcome to The Old Mill Farm, where simple elegance and rustic charm come together to create the perfect setting for your dream farm style wedding or other memorable event.  We welcome you to our family farm where you will find beautiful rolling hills complete with a view of Smith Mountain.  The Old Mill Farm is the perfect venue to make your special occasion an event to cherish.

Peaks of Otter Lodge
85554 Blue Ridge Parkway
Bedford, VA 24523
540-586-1081 x 3
Fax: 540-586-4420
www.peaksofotter.com/weddings
Peaks of Otter Lodge is the perfect location for small romantic weddings, where the setting and views take focus over elaborate decorations or rentals.  Imagine an intimate lakeside ceremony with picturesque Sharp Top Mountain as your backdrop. Morning, afternoon, or evening, the Blue Ridge Mountain scenery always inspires romance.  Refreshments can range from a simple champagne toast and cake-cutting, to a full buffet and seated dining. Wedding parties of up to 100 people can be accommodated year round, with the exception of mid-October and Holiday Weekends.  The natural ambiance and picturesque setting of Peaks of Otter Lodge will invite your guests to escape their everyday cares and embrace the moment, your moment!

Ramulose Ridge Vineyards
3061 Henricks Store Road
Moneta, VA 24121
540-314-2696
www.ramuloseridgevineyards.com
Email: ramuloseridge@msn.com
Our winery features a 2,200 square foot event rental space.  The 1,100 square foot indoor space includes a full open concept kitchen, fireplace, 50 inch television available for use, 1 full bath, and 1 half bath.  The 1,100 square foot outdoor patio includes 2 working fans, wrought iron tables and chairs, a pergola, and gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  We also have a 600 square foot covered pavilion nestled between a lush green lawn and our beautiful vines.
Tasting Room Hours: Check Website for Seasonal Hours.  On Season Daily 1:00pm to 6:00pm, Off Season Saturday 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

Sierra Vista VA
6302 Forest Road
Bedford, VA 24523
434-841-2013
www.sierravistava.com
Email:  info@sierravistava.com
Virginia has been my home for over 30 years. I have embraced its captivating beauty, been enthralled with the splendor of the seasons and fell in love with a place rich in over 400 years of history. But it did not begin this way. Having spent the first 18 years of my life in Southern California, the heavy Spanish influence had a profound effect on me and still has a presence in who I am today. It is not surprising that a little of this has made its way to Bedford County, Virginia. We are blessed now with a 300 acre sanctuary and in the middle of it, sitting high on a hill, a stunning 30 mile long panoramic view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Some say it is all in the name. A name gives purpose and meaning. It speaks of who you are and what you are. “Sierra” in Spanish means mountain range and “Vista” means view. Hence… Sierra Vista! It is our little bit of the great out west in the heart and foothills of Virginia. Come fall in love with our ‘mountain range view’ and let the handiwork of our Creator be the backdrop for your wedding or special event!

Sierra Vista features a gorgeous handcrafted barn, beautiful mountain lodge home, upscale cabin and impeccably cared for grounds.  We allow our couples to put their creative touch on design while we take care of the rest with our talented staff and attention to detail. Come and enjoy true elegance in the great outdoors.  Welcome to our Home!

Thaxton Community Center
540-586-9843

The Trivium Estate
7821 Bellevue Road
Forest, VA 24551
540-586-2823
Fax: 434-525-2143
www.thetrivium.com
Email: sales@thetrivium.com
The Trivium is an historic antebellum home and private event venue with mountain views, private pond, and indoor ballroom.  The perfect setting for weddings, baby showers, or other small or large events!  Tours available by appointment.

Virginia Dare Cruises and Marina
3619 Airport Road
Moneta, VA 24121
540-297-7100
Fax: 540-297-7595
www.vadarecruises.com
Email: vadarecruises@gmail.com
Why not choose a cruising venue offering sightseeing, seated meals, hors d’oeuvre, and cocktail parties.  Private cruises from 45 people to 110 or as little as the two of you on an open cruise.  Prices starting at $20.00.  Join us for your Wedding, Birthday, Anniversary, Memorials, Company Party, etc.
Open April – November

West Manor Estate
3594 Elkton Farm Road
Forest, VA 24551
434-525-0923
http://www.westmanorevents.com
Email:  mailto:info@westmanorevents.com
West Manor Estate is a Virginia wedding tradition—a truly timeless place. A place where memories have been made for nearly 200 years. At West Manor, our primary focus is on your wedding—the day you have long imagined. We also open our doors for corporate meetings, business retreats and holiday parties. The estate, nestled between Lynchburg, Bedford and Roanoke in Forest, Virginia, is consistently voted as “Central Virginia’s Best Wedding Venue” by both local and national press.

White Rock Vineyard, Winery & Brew Haus
2117 Bruno Drive
Goodview, VA 24095
540-890-3359
www.whiterockwines.com
Beautiful veranda overlooking the vineyards available to rent for weddings and other gatherings.  Seating inside for up to 60 people, 30×60 tent available for outdoor events.

The Woods Adventure and Conference Retreat
1336 Simmons Mill Road
Thaxton, VA 24174
540-989-6109
Fax: 540-989-6103
Email: mbaker@woodmen.org
ARE YOU JUST NOT THE “BALLROOM” TYPE OF BRIDE?  Good!  We’re not the “ballroom” type of place!!  Located just 15 minutes from Vinton, in Thaxton, VA, nestled on 64 acres of land with breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains; you will find The Woods Adventure & Conference Retreat.  We have the picture perfect mountain backdrop for exchanging your vows along with the perfect mix of FUN for your reception. Come take a tour and see the many different outdoor options as the backdrop for your special day including mountain views, forest views, lake side or underneath the gazebo!  Rental also includes our indoor dining hall, which accommodates up to 200 people, so you don’t have to worry about the weather!  We also offer additional recreational activities available for your wedding party and/or guests to enjoy including: dorms for overnight guests, outdoor swimming pool, climbing wall and zip line, and more!

 


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