Whether your “landing” is by airplane, boat or car, Bedford Landings can accommodate your need to get away, relax, and be pampered.




Experience Bedford Landings, a unique timber frame Bed & Breakfast located at
Smith Mountain Lake, adjacent to the SML Airport (W91). Karen & Jack are eager to welcome you as guests. Whether you are flying to Bedford Landings as a destination, seeking lodging at Smith Mountain Lake, visiting beautiful Smith Mountain Lake by car, spending time with family in Virginia, touring the Blue Ridge Parkway, or just passing through, let us provide comfort better than you will find at home.
For pilots, Bedford Landings is definitely a Fly-in Bed & Breakfast destination!
Now offering signtseeing flights!

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Karen and JackAbout Your Hosts

Jack is a retired mechanical engineer, a pilot, and a flying instructor.  Karen is a university Professor Emeritus (retired) in family and human development. Together, they conceptualized, designed, and built Bedford Landings. Jack builds airplanes and Karen dabbles in stained glass and writes. If you have never stayed at a B & B before, you may want to read this little FLYER.

Bed & Breakfast

We offer a luxurious lodging experience including a hot plated breakfast of country cooking or gourmet; depending on our cooking mood!  Enjoy dining in our lovely timber frame breakfast room, a fresh-air breakfast on the screened porch, or sipping a cup a joe warmed by the fire. We have a theatre room, game room, and guest hottub.

Flying Guests
If you are flying in, please let us know so we can help you make hangar or tie down accommodations. Aviation gas is available at W91 Smith Mountain Lake Airport.  Unicom frequency is 122.975 MHz.

If you are staying for more than one night, you may wish to consider a rental car. Rental cars may be reserved with Enterprise in Bedford, Va 540-586-8774 or Hertz in Moneta at Absolute Auto 540-721-4000. The airport also has a car for daily rental.  Contact the Smith Mountain Lake Airport (540-297-4859).

What's Special about Smith Mountain Lake?
This lake was created in 1964 and became full pond in 1966 as a resevoir for the power company. Celebrating 50 years, we feel this is a special place. This video shows why many consider Smith Mountain Lake the Jewel of the BlueRidge Mountains!