Castle Ladyhawke 1698 Shook Cove Road • Tuckasegee • NC 28783


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • This fairytale Scottish-inspired venue is western North Carolina's only fully functioning castle constructed from historically accurate Scottish architecture.
  • Exchange vows on the aptly-named Mountain View Lawn, with its breathtaking alpine panorama, followed by a reception fit for royalty in the Great Hall.
  • You can spend your wedding night in the dreamy castle itself, while your loved ones will be nestled right nearby at Bear Lake Reserve. The world-class resort boasts condos, villas, and standalone vacation homes. There are ample activities available for your guests to enjoy during their stay including golfing, hiking, boating, or kayaking - just to name a few.


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Castle Ladyhawke offers discounts for military, first responders, and teachers!
Book the Custom Luxury Package and receive 10% off for military and 5% off for first responders, and teachers!

Discovery Tour of Castle Ladyhawke
If you are a destination couple and need a little more time to plan your tour, opt for the Wedding Discovery Tour! This allows you and your partner to stay at Castle Ladyhawke. On your 3-day, 2-night experience you and your partner will enjoy:

  • Luxury mountain lodge accommodations
  • Access to all resort amenities including the marina, lake club, tennis, golf, pickleball, hiking
  • Private tour of Castle Ladyhawke
  • Complimentary bottle of wine
  • Choice of 2 complimentary activities at Bear Lake Reserve (up to $250 value)

Best of all, if you sign your Castle wedding contract within 7 days of touring, the cost of your Discovery Tour will be applied as a credit toward your wedding! ($499 value)

Missed your chance to tour before requesting a contract? Simply sign your Castle Ladyhawke wedding contract within a week of its date of issue and you unlock the reward of a free inclusive Planning Tour package as described above, valid anytime up to 4 months before your wedding date.

Note: For all offers, some restrictions, fees, and taxes may apply. Subject to availability.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Package Prices
  • $5,000/event and up
  • Package prices vary depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of year
    • Guest count
    • Package chosen

  • Micro-Wedding Packages | Starting at $5,000++
    Available Monday–Thursday for up to 25 guests, booked within a year of the event. Includes 4-hour exclusive venue access, an officiant, bouquet & boutonnière, cake, and champagne toast!

    Custom Luxury Wedding Packages | $14,500++
    Available daily for up to 125 guests. Includes 12-hour venue access, customizable food & beverage packages, two private suites & one family suite for getting ready, tables, seating, venue staff, the ability to customize your vendor team, and more!

    Inclusive Winter Wedding Packages | Starting at $15,500++
    Available daily, November–March, for up to 60 guests. Includes everything in the Inclusive Package, PLUS a sparkler exit and café lighting, heaters, firepits, and blankets, and an overnight stay for the couple on the wedding night.

    Inclusive Wedding Packages | Starting at $17,500++
    Available Sunday–Friday for up to 100 guests. Includes 8-hour venue access, food & beverage package with cake, day-of coordinator for included amenities, event staff, officiant, DJ, décor, and bouquet & boutonnière!

Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 22%


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 100 125
Cocktails, etc. Standing 125 125
Reception Seated 100 70
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 100.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Various menu selections and specialty options are available.



A licensed bartender or mobile pour service is required if there is alcohol served.

Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Access limited


Year-round, until 11pm.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Private Estate
  • Unique
  • Mountain
  • Mansion
  • Ballroom

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Mountains
  • Panoramic
  • Valley


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