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The rest of the world seems a million miles away at Primland. While at our 12,000 acre Blue Ridge Mountain resort, you can try everything or, with great please, do very very little. Eco-conscious and thoughtfully developed, Primland is the ultimate retreat for world-class golf, refined dining and outdoor activities in an environment of rare natural beauty. • ATV Trail Riding • Bird Watching • Children’s Activities • Disc Golf • Fly Fishing • Geocaching • Golf • Horseback Riding • Hunting • Kayaking • Mountain Biking • Nature Walks • Shooting Sports • Sporting Clays • Stargazing • Swimming • Tennis • Tree Climbing Sporting Clays: Esquire Magazine rated Primland as one of the top twenty-five courses for shooting sporting clays in the nation. Wingshooting: Primland is an Orvis endorsed wingshooting lodge and Virginia licensed wingshooting preserve. Pheasant hunting is a specialty here and Bobwhite Quail and Chukar provide additional shooting opportunities for our guests. Stargazing: Primland’s altitude and the unusual clarity of our night sky present our guests with the opportunity to study stars, planets, nebulae and amazing celestial objects with an absence of ambient light. The celebration of nature at Primland takes on an even greater dimension from the Observatory Dome. Our Celestron CGE Pro 1400 telescope provides extraordinary glimpses of the heavens and of objects beyond our solar system. ATV Tours: Take one of our ATVs out for a guided spin and enjoy panoramic perspectives of the property on trails created especially for ATV riding. Treeclimbing: We’ve partnered with Blue Ridge Tree Climbing for all our guests who loved recreational tree climbing as a kid and never lost the passion to explore higher and higher. Climbers of all ages will enjoy spending the day with guide Bob Wray on an adventure that offers a return to the simple pleasure of getting up and looking out on a completely new perspective. Primland’s extensive Virginia mountain biking trails vary in difficulty to suit the skills of beginners and experts alike and provide the perfect opportunity to explore the area’s beautiful scenery. Cannondale and Trek 21-speed bikes available for rental. Safety helmets in various sizes are also available for your Blue Ridge mountain biking adventure. Fly Fishing: The six-mile stretch of the scenic Dan River that lies adjacent to Primland is rugged, remote and home to beautiful wild trout. Guided fly-fishing is offered on a catch and release basis only for the wild brown, brook, and rainbow trout that inhabit these clear waters. For fly casters seeking less challenging Blue Ridge Mountain fishing, the broader and more forgiving Kibler Valley section of the Dan River is located nearby. Nature Walks and Hikes: Our network of Blue Ridge Mountain hiking trails makes exploring the outdoors one of Primland’s premier activities. The property’s vast and varied terrain is perfect for hikers of all abilities. Much of Primland is best seen at a gentle pace, and walking provides a close up view of the mountain’s flora and fauna. We have several Blue Ridge hiking trails in the vicinity of The Lodge and Fairway Cottages, and whether you’d like a short walk or a more moderate trek, you’ll find fascinating views both at a distance and close-up. Maps and bottled water are available.

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Directions
  • Directions: From Roanoke: Take I-81 South. Exit at Hwy 8 South (2nd Christiansburg exit) and follow 30 mi. to Blue Ridge Pkwy. Take Pkwy south 10 mi. to the US 58 Exit. Follow US 58 east toward Stuart for 4 1/2 mi., then turn right on Busted Rock Rd. Follow Busted Rock 2 mi. to Primland's North Gate.

    From I-77 Corridor Including Charlotte (145 miles): Take I-77 to Exit # 14, Hillsville, Virginia. Take US 58 East and follow under the Blue Ridge Parkway and through Meadows of Dan, for 29 miles. Take a right at Busted Rock Road (Route # 610). Follow Busted Rock for 2 miles to Primland's North Gate.

    From Winston-Salem (64 miles): Take US 52 North to Germanton exit. Take Hwy 8 North turning west onto US 58 in Stuart. Follow US 58 West for 11 miles and turn left at Busted Rock Road. (See Primland sign.) Follow Busted Rock for 2 miles to Primland's North Gate.
  • Major Access Routes: Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Miles from I-81: 46.5
Dining
  • Monday Hours: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Thursday Hours: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Friday Hours: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Saturday Hours: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Sunday Hours: 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Holidays Closed: Open all Holidays
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  • Reservations: Required
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  • Monday Hours: 24 hours
  • Tuesday Hours: 24 hours
  • Wednesday Hours: 24 hours
  • Thursday Hours: 24 hours
  • Friday Hours: 24 hours
  • Saturday Hours: 24 hours
  • Sunday Hours: 24 hours
  • Holidays Closed: none
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  • Cost for Amtrak Shuttle: 200
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  • High Speed Internet Fee: complimentary
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  • Number of Floors: 4
  • Number of Handicap Rooms: 2
  • Number of Jacuzzi Rooms: 1
  • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 66
  • Number of Suites: 26
  • Total Number of Rooms: 65
  • Pet Policy: Mountain Homes-$25.per pet daily, plus housekeeping fee of $300-$500 per stay for some Mtn Homes.
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  • Points of Interest Nearby: Blue Ridge Parkway, Floyd, Chateau Morrisette
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  • Additional Information: Dining venues are on site. Elements is our fine dining restaurant opened for breakfast and dinner with reservations required for dinner. 19th Pub is our casual dining and is open for lunch and dinner - no reservations required. Stables Saloon is seasonal - opened most weekends and additional days on holidays and summer / fall months with country style buffet and live Blue Grass music.
Recreation
  • Additional Information: 18 hole golf course - The Highland Course / Full Service Spa / Hiking / Biking / Clay Shooting / RTV Tours / Fly Fishing / Horseback Riding / Geocaching / Observatory - Stargazing / Kayaking / Paddle Boarding / Tree Climbing / Disc Golf / Wingshooting / Spring Gobble / European Style Driven Shoots / Upland Hunts / Sporting Clays / Whitetail Deer Hunting / Bow, Air Rifle, Tomahawk & Spear Range
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  • Total Number of Cottages or Cabins: 21
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  • DescriptionPrimland is the ideal place to celebrate all the special occasions of a lifetime. Whether it’s an anniversary, a milestone birthday or a reunion with family, classmates or friends, Primland makes planning the special moment or occasions easy with comfortable mountain lodging for guests, casual and elegant venues for dining, extensive choices for outdoor activities and friendly, experienced staff on hand to address every need. In addition to meticulously attending to the details involved in an indoor or outdoor event, our corporate retreat center can arrange private horseback or ATV tours of the forests, guided hunting, fishing, sport shooting activities or group tournaments on its breathtaking Highland Course. A weekend at our Virginia conference center and event venue is one that your guests will recall fondly for years to come. For more information about events at Primland, send an e-mail to meetings@primland.com or call 276-222-3800.
  • Largest Room2178
  • Total Sq. Ft.6100
  • Reception Capacity150
  • Theatre Capacity120
  • Type of Space Indoor Space
  • Banquet Capacity135
  • Number of Rooms9
  • Suites20
  • Classroom Capacity108
  • Sleeping Rooms65
Stables Saloon Conference Center
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1500
  • Width: 30
  • Length: 50
  • Height: 10
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 60
Black Bear Conference Center
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1512
  • Width: 28
  • Length: 54
  • Reception Capacity: 30
Galaxy
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2178
  • Width: 66
  • Length: 33
  • Theater Capacity: 132
  • Classroom Capacity: 108
  • Banquet Capacity: 135
  • Reception Capacity: 150
Galaxy Major
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 627
  • Width: 47
  • Length: 33
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Galaxy Minor
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1551
  • Width: 19
  • Length: 33
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Constellation Board Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 600
  • Width: 20
  • Length: 30
  • Classroom Capacity: 17
  • Banquet Capacity: 17
Milkway
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 240
  • Width: 16
  • Length: 15
  • Classroom Capacity: 8
  • Banquet Capacity: 8
Stars
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 180
  • Width: 12
  • Length: 15
  • Banquet Capacity: 6
  • Reception Capacity: 6
Elements
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1215
  • Width: 45
  • Length: 27
  • Banquet Capacity: 72
Theatre
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 400
  • Width: 20
  • Length: 20
  • Theater Capacity: 17