Directions and Lodging

Directions

From Charlottesville or Richmond:  Proceed on Interstate 64 West Bound to Exit 99, towards Waynesboro.  Turn left at the end of the ramp onto US-250 West (Three Notched Mountain Hwy.)  Follow US 250W and in 3.38 miles turn slight right onto E. Broad St./US-250W.  Go .42 miles then turn left onto Arch Avenue.  In .43 miles, turn left onto 12th Street.  This is the South River Mill Complex.
From Staunton:  Proceed on Interstate 64 East Bound to Exit 94 toward Waynesboro/Stuarts Draft.  Take US-340 N/Rosser Ave. towards Waynesboro.  In 2.48 miles turn right  onto W. Main Street/US-340N.  Proceed approximately 1 mile and turn right on to Arch Avenue.  In .43 miles, turn left onto 12th Street.  This is the South River Mill Complex.
Note:  Monday through Friday you can access the complex but on Saturday and Sunday you must have a code to get in the gate.  If you are taking a class, you will be given the code in your class info.  If you are coming for a visit, you can email us and set up an appointment or call us on 434-960-9718.

Lodging

We have a 20% discount at one location in town.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Waynesboro  is located conveniently  near I-64 on Rt 340.  This hotel has amenities of 24-hour indoor, heated pool with whirlpool and dry sauna. Free and hot Express Start Breakfast Bar every morning.  You will need to call the local reservation desk on 540-932-7170 and let them know you will be taking a class at Virginia Institute of Blacksmithing in order to get the discount.  If the person you speak to claims we do not have a negotiated rate, please ask to speak to Eric Washington, the Manager of the hotel. We have a negotiated rate.

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