6 Stunning Highlands Venues for Your Romantic Wedding Celebration

Nestled in the midst of the Nantahala National Forest and surrounded by breathtaking mountain vistas, Highlands is a picture-perfect place for a romantic wedding celebration. Whether you’re dreaming of exchanging vows beside a tree-lined lake or of dancing the night away at a majestic mountain resort, you’re bound to find something special amongst The Highlands’ scenic beauty and small-town charm. Explore our hand-picked list below and begin planning the next chapter in your love story.


The Farm at Old Edwards

Highlands, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Romantically Rustic

Charming History

Panoramic Mountain Views

Fab Features: European-style resort with dramatic Blue Ridge Mountain vistas • event spaces include an all-white wedding garden, an apple orchard, and a rustic trout pond with fountain and bridal bridge • the Orchard House is designed with a soaring pine wood ceiling and massive glass doors that open to lush English-style gardens

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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The Vineyard at High Holly

Highlands, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Lush Gardens

Rustic-Chic

Charming Accommodations

Fab Features: picturesque vineyard set on the verdant Highland Plateau in the Blue Ridge Mountains • the gorgeous 32 acres house an award-winning dahlia garden, peaceful walking paths, a pond, and a serene waterfall • charming studio-style homestead cottage and 5 additional cottages

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Castle Ladyhawke

Tuckasegee, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Enchanting Details

Breathtaking Mountain Views

Overnight Castle Stays

Fab Features: impressive replica of a traditional Scottish border castle • 30-inch stone walls, multiple terraces and balconies, and an iconic turret, all surrounded by 62 acres of pristine national forest woodland • spend your wedding night in the dreamy castle itself, while your loved ones will be nestled in right nearby at Bear Lake Reserve

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Chimney Pond Farm

Glenville, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Romantically Rustic

Stunning Mountain Views

Lush Grounds

Fab Features: rustic farmstead getaway nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains overlooking Lake Glenville • picture-perfect ceremony options include a hilltop pergola and the Chimney Pond Meadow, surrounded by neat rows of Christmas trees • stylishly rustic reception barn highlighted by Tuscan lights and globe chandeliers

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Village Green of Cashiers

Cashiers, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Mountain Vistas

Picturesque

Affordable Elegance

Fab Features: spectacular 13-acre nonprofit park facility • the rustic-chic Lewis Hall is designed with a 30-foot ceiling, a stained concrete floor, two garden courtyards, and massive hand-carved beams connected with mortise and tenon joinery • gorgeous al fresco celebrations on the expansive event lawn backed by the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$
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Skyline Lodge

Highlands, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Secluded Setting

Panoramic Mountain Views

Luxe Amenities

Fab Features: ‘modern lodge’ retreat with panoramic Blue Ridge Mountain views just outside the charming town of Highlands • exchange vows on the lush ceremony lawn and gardens • guest accommodations offer the ultimate in serene relaxation, with soaring windows, private balconies, and heated bathroom tiles

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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