Ancient Lore Village

Fantasy-themed village in Knoxville.

Explore a truly magical retreat destination just 15 minutes from downtown Knoxville. Nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, Ancient Lore Village is a unique resort thoughtfully designed to foster community and create unforgettable memories.

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What it's like

Ancient Lore Village combines luxurious accommodations with whimsical, storybook-inspired surroundings. Its unique blend of tranquility, adventure, and wonder makes it an ideal destination for couples, families, and groups. Every stay is a magical experience in this quaint village, made even more delightful by the nightly events and activities.

Independent spirit

Magic, mystery, and wonder.

Small touches

From the luck-filled Leprechaun Lair to the larger-than-life Orc Home, each dwelling offers you the chance to delve deeper into Bokee's Trek, the story upon which the Village was built. Cozy up by a crackling wood-burning fireplace in Bokee's Bungalow, where playful décor sparks childlike joy. Lose yourself in the elegant shimmer of the Fairy Cottage, where delicate hues and exquisite tiles create a dreamy oasis.

Eat and drink

Ancient Lore Village is all about creating an experience, and the culinary options are no exception. Lunch is offered as part of the Village's Discovery Pass, and dinner is included with most overnight stay packages. With advance reservations, you can enjoy the magical flavors of a carefully crafted culinary experience, curated by award-winning chefs. There are also signature food and libation events for you to indulge in. No matter what you eat at Ancient Lore Village, you'll be enjoying the freshest local ingredients available.

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Rooms & Rates

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Located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, just 15 minutes from downtown Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Guest Services

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary parking
  • Business center

Eat & Drink

  • Restaurant and bar (lunch and dinner served daily with advance reservations, Sunday brunch served weekly)

Fitness & Recreation

  • Hiking trails
  • Outdoor lawn games 
  • Self-guided audio tours
  • Axe throwing
  • Archery

In-room amenities

  • Bath products
  • Hairdryer
  • Seating area
  • Wet bar
  • Dining area
  • Mini fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Air conditioning

Cancellation policy

Reservations must be canceled at least 7 days prior to arrival to receive a refund of the total deposit amount, equal to the first night's room and tax.
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Meetings + Events

Hosting a meeting or event? With over 4,100 square feet of enchanting space across five unique venues, Ancient Lore Village in Knoxville, Tennessee, is the ideal choice for weddings, corporate retreats, family reunions, and special celebrations, accommodating up to 250 guests. To learn more, click here.

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