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 - 2005.” 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. 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.  


  • Romantic guest rooms have fine linens, private porches or balconies and fireplaces, private baths, wonderful views, and cozy privacy.
  • Gourmet breakfast each morning
  • Afternoon wine and appetizers
  • 63 ft. front porch with view of Black Rock Mountain
  • Gourmet wine dinners and wine tastings by reservation
  • Historic terraced gardens


Area Activities

  • Visit local wineries

  • Raft the Chattooga

  • Shop in our many galleries

  • Hike to a nearby waterfall

  • Fly fish, play golf, mountain bike

  • Relax with a glass of wine and a good book

$149 - $225 per night,
double occupancy
Check-in 3:00PM - 8:00PM
Check-out 11:00AM
We regret we cannot
accommodate young
children or pets

Cuisine 5 course Prix Fixe dinners with wine on most Saturdays. Advance reservations needed. Extensive wine list. 3,000 bottle wine cellar. Meals accommodating special diet needs are available by pre-arrangement. Visit our website for menus and information on our special packages.

Directions in Clayton, Georgia. At the intersection of Highways 441 and 76 east, turn east on Highway 76 towards South Carolina. Go 100 Yards on 76E and turn left on Beechwood Drive. Follow the signs up Beechwood Hill to the Inn.

Dave & Gayle Darugh Owners/Innkeepers

BEECHWOOD INN P.O. Box 429, Clayton, GA 30525 706.782.5485 or 866.782.2485
Email: Visit us on the web at