Things To Do In Town

  • Make dinner reservations at Palisades in Eggleston (about a 45 minute drive from the farm).  For reservations, call 540-626-2828.  Shaena Muldoon is the owner and a wonderful friend of the farm!

 

  • Other nearby things to do:

    • Mountain Lake for hiking, dining, and Dirty Dancing tour

    • Cascades

    • Dragon’s Tooth (part of the Appalachian Trail)

    • Raptor Observatory

 

  • Seasonal Events We Love

    • Blue Ridge Folklife Festival (October each year)

Blacksburg to Light House

 

  1. Exit off of 81 at Exit 118B towards Blacksburg/VA Tech.  This will put you on 460.

  2. Continue past VA Tech for approximately 10 miles, and then you will turn right onto 42 East in Newport (Super-Value store/gas station is on the corner).

  3. Go about 16 miles on 42 and then turn left on Poor House Farm Run.  PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLY DOWN THE DRIVEWAY—ANIMALS OUT.

  4. You will cross two cattle guards, and the house will be ½ a mile down the road to the right. 

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Roanoke to Light House

 

You will arrive to New Castle on Route 311. 

  1. Stay on Route 311 until you see a sign for Route 42 (Cumberland Gap Rd) and turn left onto it (there is a gas station called the Gopher Market on the opposite corner and a little automotive shop on your left at the turn). 

  2. You will stay on this road for 11-12 miles up the mountain. 

  3. Go about 16 miles on 42 and then turn right on Poor House Farm Run.  PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLY DOWN THE DRIVEWAY—ANIMALS OUT.

  4. You will cross two cattle guards, and the house will be ½ a mile down the road to the right. 

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