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Thornewood Castle is a historic mansion venue located in Lakewood, Washington. This century-old Gothic Tudor castle offers a one-of-a-kind setting for romantic weddings. Featuring sophisticated function rooms and neatly manicured gardens, the castle is sure to leave a lasting impression on all in attendance. Nestled on American Lake, this beautiful, secluded property is located just 20 minutes from Tacoma and 45 minutes from Seattle.
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Thornewood Castle boasts a number of elegant indoor and outdoor event spaces where you can tie the knot. Hold your ceremony in the English gardens and celebrate with dining and dancing in the ballroom or avail of the indoor-outdoor loggia. The gardens feature stone sculptures surrounding a bubbling fountain and the castle as your backdrop. For a waterfront wedding, you can marry on the lawn which offers sweeping views of American Lake. This space can also be transformed to accommodate your outdoor reception. You and your guests can enjoy al fresco dining and a beautiful sunset over the lake. Alternatively, the interior of the castle features ballrooms and halls fit for royalty. The Great Hall is decorated in a Victorian style, with a sandstone hearth, hardwood flooring, and warm paneled walls. The Ballroom, which can accommodate weddings of up to 125 attendees, reflects classic European elegance and style. Also featuring hardwood flooring, this function room is adorned with a crystal chandelier and beautiful pieces of art. This venue is suitable for events of up to 200 guests.
The staff at Thornewood Castle is committed to transforming the venue to suit your vision. They operate on a one-event-per-day policy, ensuring you and your guests can celebrate in private. Your wedding package includes necessities like sound equipment, tables and chairs, and dressing rooms where you can get ready for the event. You are welcome to work with your own caterers, entertainment companies, and other vendors so you can bring your dream wedding to life. The venue also offers luxurious on-site accommodations where you can spend a romantic wedding night.
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Gorgeous venue for a wedding!!
I can't say enough about how great this venue is for a photographer. This amazing space is filled with different textures, colors and lighting that make for some awesome photos. I truly enjoyed shooting there and can't wait to get out there again sometime soon!
Thornwood is a great historic landmark. Perfect venue for both indoor and outdoor events. I always look forward to doing weddings out there.
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