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Twickenham House Wedding Guide | Blue Ridge Mountains, NC

If you are on the hunt for a dreamy North Carolina wedding venue, then prepare to fall in love with the stunning Twickenham House wedding venue in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This wedding venue is full of natural beauty, elegance, and serenity. Whether you’re looking for an all-inclusive wedding venue, a gorgeous mountain setting, multiple ceremony sites, or elegant accommodations for you and your guests, Twickenham House has it and so much more!

About Twickenham House, NC

Twickenham House & Hall is a hidden gem, nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, offering a unique and gorgeous backdrop for your wedding day. With its timeless architecture, meticulously landscaped grounds, and top-notch amenities, Twickenham House is a dream come true for couples seeking a breathtaking wedding venue.

Additionally, for those desiring a comfortable and convenient stay during their wedding weekend, Twickenham Guest House offers luxurious accommodations just steps away from the main event venue. With a range of private suites and inviting spaces, it’s the perfect place for you and your guests to relax and prepare for your special day.

Location and Accessibility

Where is Twickenham House North Carolina?

Twickenham House is a private wedding venue in Jefferson, NC. This venue offers a serene and secluded atmosphere that’s perfect for weddings and special events. With over 400 acres of park-like grounds at an elevation of 4600 feet, the level of seclusion Twickenham House & Hall offers is a rare find! 

The Closest Airport to Twickenham House

For out-of-town guests, the closest airport to Twickenham House is only 7 miles away at Ashe County Regional Airport, which is approximately a 20 minute drive. 

Here’s a quick guide showing major airports in relation to Twickenham House:

Starting PointEstimated Travel Time
Tri-Cities Airport (TRI)Approximately 1.75 hours
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)Approximately 2.25 hours
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)Approximately 3 hours

Why Choose Twickenham House for Your Special Event

Choosing a wedding venue is no small task! Especially when there are so many beautiful wedding venues in North Carolina. Twickenham House stands out for several compelling reasons, let’s take a closer look!

The Property Is Secluded & Serene

Twickenham House is a private, 400-acre estate that provides a level of seclusion that is truly exceptional. It gives you and your guests an opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy the peacefulness and beauty of nature on your big day. The tranquility you will feel is exactly what you deserve on such a special day!

Celebration in the Heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains

If you dream of a mountain wedding with breathtaking views, Twickenham House delivers. The venue is nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, offering unparalleled vistas that create the most magical backdrop for your big day.

Multiple Event Sites to Choose From

We love when a venue has multiple ceremony and reception locations to choose from! It allows you to fully customize your day and make it just how you imagined! T 3 wedding ceremony and reception sites: Cliffside Terrace, Ceremony on the Lawn, and the Twickenham Hall. Whether you want to overlook the Blue Ridge Mountains, or say your vows among the woodland forest, there are a variety of gorgeous options.

The most popular ceremony site is the Cliffside Terrace. This ceremony spot holds up to 190 guests and directly faces the mountains with the most beautiful long range-views of the Blue Ridge Mountains! It also serves as my favorite spot to sneak away with the couple for a quiet moment in between the ceremony and reception for some intimate photos!

Timeless Architecture and Decor

As if the mountain views weren’t enough, the estate’s timeless architecture and elegant interior is full of so many beautiful details! The venue is an Old English Manor with every room specially decorated to make your experience there feel so special.

Access to Private Suites

Venues that include private suites for the bride and groom are some of our favorites! It makes it so much easier for you and your wedding party to feel comfortable and enjoy some quiet time together before all of the guests arrive. At Twickenham House, they offer the Versace Room, filled with elegant silk drapes, antiques, and a ton of natural light (a photographer’s dream!). The Billiards Room is another private suite with a wood-burning fireplace and billiards table. It’s such a fun place for the groom and his guys to hang out until the ceremony!

Exclusive Venue Rental

At Twickenham House, you gain exclusive access to the entire estate for your event. Your wedding package will also include a three-night stay (Thursday – Sunday) in the Old English Manor! This also means that there is no time limit for your reception! So no worrying about ending the party at 10pm because you and your guests can dance the night away for as long as you wish!

Twickenham Housing & On-Site Accommodations for You and Your Guests

Twickenham House offers on-site accommodations for you and your guests, making it convenient for everyone to enjoy the festivities without worrying about travel. Between the Old English Manor and their guest house, Twinkie, the estate can accommodate up to 50 guests. Additionally, just down the road is Phoenix Mountain Lodge can be rented as well and includes 5 bedrooms.

Frequently Asked Questions About Events at Twickenham House

In case you still have questions about getting married at Twickenham House, here are answers to frequently asked questions to help you navigate the process:

  1. Duration of Venue Rental: 
    Twickenham House requires a three-day stay for Saturday weddings, eliminating the need to rush around before or after your wedding day. They also offer micro-weddings from Monday to Wednesday. We love this option as a way to create an intimate, yet cost-effective wedding.
  1. Guest Capacity at Twickenham House: 
    The venue can accommodate weddings of various sizes, from intimate gatherings to larger celebrations. The maximum capacity for Twickenham Hall and the Cliffside Terrace is 190 guests.
  1. Catering Options:
    Twickenham House has an in-house catering partner, Morchella Provisions. They offer seated-serve dinners and chef-attended stations. All dinners include hors d’oeuvres, a first course, entree with sides, and a dessert. Here is their summer/spring menu, fall/winter menu, and bar menu.
  1. Scheduling a Tour of Twickenham House:
    To experience the magic in person, schedule a tour with the venue’s team – you can contact them here!
  1. Virtual Tour Availability:
    If you’re unable to visit the venue in person, Twickenham House offers virtual tours that show off all the stunning spaces so you can get a feel for all of the spaces.

Twickenham House Wedding Cost

With every wedding being unique, the cost of hosting your wedding here can vary depending on several factors, including your chosen event date, the number of guests, and the specific services and amenities you desire. The Twickenham House website doesn’t show a price list for 2023, but according to their 2022 pricing guide, the minimum you can expect to pay is $6,800. To receive a personalized quote and discuss pricing details, reach out to the venue’s team via this form.

If you have fallen hard for Twickenham House but are looking for more cost-effective options, they do offer micro-weddings Monday-Wednesday. Such a great way to save a little yet still enjoy a gorgeous setting for your special day!

Twickenham House Wedding Photographer

Our guess is that you have fallen in love with Twickenham House like we have and now you’re probably searching for the perfect photographer to capture your beautiful wedding! We have photographed gorgeous moments at the venue and love it myself, so we would be so dang excited to capture your wedding day too! You can check out our website here to see what it looks like to work with us, check out Twickenham House wedding packages, and say hey to us here when you are ready to get in touch!

More of the Best North Carolina Event & Wedding Locations

If you’re still exploring wedding venues in North Carolina, we have some other beautiful locations for you to check out! Take a look at these for some of the best places to get married in North Carolina. 

Intimate Elopement at Grandfather Mountain, NC

Micro Wedding at Brown Mountain Beach Resort, NC

Blue Ridge Parkway Elopement | Asheville, NC

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