The Ashby Inn & Restaurant




Focused on creating a relaxed and warm atmosphere for couples on their big day, the Ashby Inn & Restaurant provides an idyllic setting among the natural beauty of the grounds. The spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and landscaped gardens will be with you all day, from the beginning of ceremony to the end of reception. With plenty of gorgeous sites to exchange nuptials, the choices are endless when tying the knot. For a beautiful dining experience, the covered terrace showcases breathtaking views with vine-wrapped pillars and elegant stone flooring, ideal for a banquet reception. Or set up the white tent on the lush green grass and hang up sconces from the ceiling for a magical experience. At the Ashby Inn & Restaurant, each wedding is tailored to your specific wishes so that your special day will be as unique as you are.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Park/Garden, Church/Temple, Bed & Breakfast/Inn, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 60 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 60 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 60 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 60 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at noon. Events must end by 12:00AM.

Rental Fees

Exclusive use of the inn (ten rooms - $2,475 per night) and restaurant on the night of the event is required. Guest room rates are in addition to the site fee and will be charged at the full rack rate. We have a 60 guest maximum. Site Fee: $2,000- $3,000 plus tax is applicable for weddings Food and Beverage minimum: $5,000-$6,000 not including tax and a 20% service charge. The amount of the site fee, plus a 100% room deposit is required to reserve your wedding date. For all events: Any rental equipment required will be charged to the event. All rentals must be sourced through The Ashby. All catering (we do not provide cakes) and alcohol will be managed by The Ashby. A preferred vendor list is available upon request if necessary. Site fee includes one bar set-up. Extra bar set-ups will incur an additional cost. A guaranteed number of guests attending is required 2 weeks prior to the event date. Outdoor music must be concluded by 10:00pm out of respect for our Paris neighbors. For cancellations, your deposit may be refunded 90 days prior to the event date. Please inquire with venue wedding coordinator for more details as prices have of changed.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Ashby Inn & Restaurant is estimated at between $29,212 and $36,964 for a ceremony & reception for 50 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
Wheelchair access limited
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 9:30PM