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.
Just 7 miles from the shop is Galleywinter Farm, a health, horsemanship and arts sanctuary with B&B style lodging available. This is an opportunity to stay near the school and enjoy the vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains and countryside in a very relaxing environment. Accommodation is available through this link. Also please email Gail directly or call (434- 244 -2663) as she likes to make direct contact with her guests to guarantee availability and to put you in the best most comfortable spot.
We have a 20% discount at Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Waynesboro which 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.