Thornton Plantation

Renowned as the birth place of William Thornton, the architect who drew up the plans for the United States Capitol building, Thornton Plantation is the ruins of a once sugar plantation.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Thornton Plantation may choose to book their trip on Tortola, as visitors to this part of the Virgin Islands will have the benefit of easy site access during their visit. There are a notable bunch of hotels in the region within range of Thornton Plantation.

Hotels near Thornton Plantation
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
Nanny Cay Marina & Hotel Resort Tortola 0.3 mi. (3.4 km) ESE
Prospect Reef Resort Resort Tortola 1.8 mi. (1.4 km) ENE
Fort Burt Hotel Hotel Tortola -- --
Agape Cottages Cottages Tortola 2.1 mi. (4.1 km) NNW
Heritage Inn Hotel Tortola -- --
Maria Hotel by the Sea Hotel Tortola 2.2 mi. (0.1 km) NE
Myett's Hotel Tortola -- --

Location and What's Nearby

If you work up an appetite while viewing the historic site, don't worry -- you can find an exceptionally large selection of local restaurants in the general vicinity. The most frequented nearby eatery is The Genaker, which serves up eclectic fare. Peg Leg Landing and Captain Mulligans are some of the other dining options close-by. At Captain Mulligans you and your party can sample American meals and enjoy the Virgin Islands scene.


Contact Information

Location: Pleasant Valley, Tortola


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