The Folkestone Inn A Bed & Breakfast Inn near Bryson City on the North Carolina side of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park welcomes you. This Smoky Mountain Bed and Breakfast is filled with old-fashioned charm (no TVs) but yet has most of the necessary modern amenities (private baths with clawfoot tubs with showers, free wi-fi, guest computer, CD players). Our Inn, we take pride in our bountiful gourmet breakfasts. We use real eggs, dairy, breakfast meats and sugar. We can leave things off your plate but we cannot accommodate "special diets" or make substitutions or change the menu. Our menus are prepared a week in advance and provisions are procured in advance according to the menu. THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING ANYWHERE ON THE PROPERTY. The Folkestone Inn offers exceptional accommodations with ten guest rooms on three floors. All have private baths with old-fashioned clawfoot tub with shower; hair dryers, herbal soaps, shampoos, and bubble bath. We offer two forms of air conditioning - central air with in-room independent controls, or cool mountain breezes and slowly turning ceiling fans. In some rooms, a Celeste fireplace provides the ambiance of a gently flickering fire. Each upstairs room has a private balcony, and each main floor room has a porch or private deck. Of course, all guests enjoy the quiet, seating areas scattered around the grounds, especially the swing and the hammock - perfect for napping. The front porch is a popular spot for socializing or reading a favorite book. Check our Things to Do Page for area activities. From East Atlanta, take I-85-N to I-985-N to US-441-N to US-74-W to Exit 67. Three hours. From West Atlanta, take I-75-N to I-575-N to Blue Ridge, Georgia, then GA-60-W to GA-60-Spur to US-74-E to Exit 67. Three hours. From Knoxville, take I-40-E to TN-66-S (exit 407) to US-441-S to Cherokee, then US-19-S. Three hours. SPECIAL NOTE: In winter US-441-S between Gatlinburg and Cherokee may be closed without notice. Please use I-40-E to NC Exit 27 (US-74-W). Take US-74-W to Exit 67. From The Tri-Cities Area of Tennessee & Virginia: Take I-26 East to Asheville; Take I-40 West to Exit 27 (US-74 West, US-23 South) Take Exit 67 (Bryson City). Three Hours From Chattanooga, take I-75-N to US 64-E to Murphy, then US-19 and US-74-E to exit 67. Three hours. From Asheville, Take I-40-W to US-74-W (exit 27) to Exit 67. One hour. The Folkestone Inn is two miles north of the Bryson City Railway Depot, near the Deep Creek entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you are coming to Bryson City on US 74, be sure to take the second Bryson City exit (No. 67). At the offramp, go north and continue down the hill on VETERANS BLVD. to the traffic light, where you will turn RIGHT onto MAIN STREET. At the next traffic light, turn LEFT onto EVERETT STREET. Go through town (four blocks). When you cross the RR tracks at the Bryson City train depot, continue on Everett another 100 yards, then bear RIGHT on TOOT HOLLOW ROAD. (There is no street sign for Toot Hollow, but there is a blue Bed & Breakfast sign and a smaller white & green "Folkestone Inn" sign.) Follow this winding road for almost two miles to the Folkestone Inn. You will have two left turns near the Inn and we have signs at both turns.