Located in Lakewood, WA, Thornewood Castle Inn & Gardens is a historic wedding venue with plenty of character to offer. Situated among four acres at American Lake, this destination comes with many charms, such as its old-growth fir trees and its Gothic Tudor style. The building was originally established in 1908 by Chester A. Thorne. It is inclusive of approximately 27,000 square feet, and it is a unique gem on the west coast. First inhabited as a single-family residence, Thornewood Castle Inn & Gardens has since been lovingly restored and opened to visitors. Thornewood Castle has been graced by the footsteps of presidents and dignitaries, leaving it with a storied past that is sure to add some intrigue. In fact, both Presidents William Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt spent the night in the castle's presidential suite. Beyond this, there's plenty more to explore, including the half-acre sunken English perennial garden and the beautiful, recreation-friendly American Lake. From a hand-tiled lakeside patio, you and your guests can even take in sunsets and stars. Inside, Medieval stained glass window insets can set the tone, as can complimentary antique furniture and paintings. There is plenty of space both inside and out, so you will have your preferred option when choosing from Thornewood Castle Inn & Gardens' many rooms and lawns. As a private retreat, Thornewood Castle Inn & Gardens offers a serene space to celebrate tying the knot with your partner. The 400-year-old Gothic-English Tudor manor is a Wales original, having been transported stateside over 100 years ago. A true fairy tale setting, this destination is perfect for those who love romantic ambiances. Since the castle is a family-run endeavor, you can feel confident that your event will be taken care of with diligence and dedication. At Thornewood Castle Inn & Gardens, timeless, precious memories can be made at a wondrous and unforgettable destination.