Thornewood Castle is a 500 year old historical site that is located in Lakewood, WA, on the shore of American Lake. Thornewood Castle is one of a few privately owned castles in the US and is used as a location for wedding, other special events, and a bread and breakfast is on the premises. Vacation rentals are available.
The Thornewood has been sitting on American Lake for 100 years. The castle hosts romantic weddings year around which are both indoor and outdoor. The grounds have also been used for movie shoots. The castle is a perfect setting for corporate events or special occasion parties. There is a secret garden on the grounds and Native wishbone sticks which are a must see.
The Thornewood Castle is deep in history. The castle was originally a wedding gift from Chester Thorne to his bride to be Anna. The castle has 54 rooms under its roof and over 100 pieces of stained glass dating back to the 15th and 16th centuries. Both Presidents Roosevelt and Taft have visited and stayed at the Thornewood.
The Thornewood Castle makes for a lovely romantic escape or a perfect getaway for the castle lover. Other attractions nearby include the Tacoma Chinese Park, Owen Beach, the Museum of Glass, and Point Defiance Park. The Thornewood is a must stop when visiting the area, make sure to bring a camera for all the photo opportunities.