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Beechwood Inn

220 Beechwood Drive P. O. Box 429, Clayton, Georgia 30525
Innkeeper(s): David & Gayle Darugh
  • Introduction

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    A Romantic Georgia Wine Country Inn

    You have not experienced the hospitality of the North Georgia Mountains until you have stayed at the Beechwood Inn, Georgia's Premier Wine Country Inn in Clayton, Georgia.

    Beechwood Inn Private Label Wines

    Georgia's premier wine country inn provides rustic elegance in a romantic setting overlooking the historic town of Clayton. The Inn was voted Number One Inn in North America for a Weekend Escape. Filled with antiques and primitives, yet warm and inviting, Beechwood Inn is altogether homey and comfortable. Food and wine enthusiasts will want to experience wine weekend packages and culinary events, when celebrated winemakers and chefs from around the world collaborate to expand guests' epicurean horizons.

    Beechwood Inn cups of wine

    Nearby mountains, trails and rivers offer activities and experiences for a lifetime of memories. Explore mountain villages, raft the Chattooga River, hike to a waterfall or drive along bucolic country lanes. History buffs will want to visit the Foxfire Museum. Close to three mountain golf courses, and nearby to Chota Falls North Georgia's most unique wedding destination. Everyone will enjoy relaxing in our 100 year old gardens with a good book and a glass of wine. Romantic guest rooms have fine linens, private porches or balconies and fireplaces, wonderful views, and cozy privacy.

    Beechwood Inn orange couches

    Guest Comment

    "Gayle and David Darugh have a natural talent for innkeeping and understand the subtleties that differentiate between good and excellence. Their warm and congenial hospitality, accentuated by their impressive culinary talents, makes a stay at the inn a most pleasurable experience. Above all, David and Gayle truly relish what they are doing and their guests are the beneficiaries of their enjoyment."

    Beechwood Inn Select Registry Member

  • Weddings

    Beechwood Inn Lisa Jones Wedding

    Northeast Georgia is for Weddings

    The Beechwood Inn can host small weddings and receptions. We specialize in gourmet wine dinners and upscale receptions. If we are too small for your event then we urge you to consider one of these other nearby larger venues:

    Chota Falls

    Just 3 miles away is beautiful Chota Falls Wedding facility. Chota Falls offers an ideal setting for outdoor and vineyard chapel weddings and receptions. 150 acres of unrivaled natural beauty, magnificent waterfalls and miles of secluded paths and trail. Multiple facilities offer a wide range of settings for your unique and personalized event.

    Glen Ella Springs

    Though we can't promise to make all of your dreams come true, we can promise to help you plan a wedding weekend that you and your guests will always remember as exceptional. Whether you are planning a bridesmaid's luncheon, rehearsal dinner, wedding and reception, farewell breakfast, or all of the above, you have many choices in flavor, style, and setting.

    Splendor Mountain Resort

    Only 3 miles away. Splendor Mountain is an ideal place for your wedding, marriage vow renewal, reunion, group function, or romantic escape. They will help make your wedding a one of a kind event to remember. Nearby activities include whitewater rafting, miles of hiking trails, including the Appalachian Trail, golf, Lakes Burton and Rabun, trout fishing streams, spectacular waterfalls and much more.

    Kingwood Resort

    Only 2 miles away. Kingwood features wonderful catering by executive Chef Vijay Sevaraj; a lovely landscaped Gazebo, and wonderful staff. Their Bridal Mountain Garden offers a spectacular view with the Blue Ridge mountains as its backdrop. This unforgettable setting can accommodate groups from 25 to 300 people. With two Bermuda grass landings, extensive landscaping, bathroom facility and wedding arbor ,the garden's versatility extends itself for almost any occasion.

  • Mountain Views & Things To Do

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    Beechwood Inn Black Bear Antiques

    Beechwood Inn wine and dinner

  • How to Find Us

    Beechwood Inn Front View


    1. At the intersection of Highways 441 and 76, turn east on Highway 76 towards South Carolina
    2. Go one tenth of a mile east on 76 and turn left on Beechwood Drive
    3. Follow the signs up Beechwood Hill to the Inn