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An exclusive-use castle venue, beautifully preserved for weddings & private stays.

This majestic and truly authentic castle, built in 1430, has undergone careful refurbishment to offer an exclusive experience for private stays and weddings.

Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Midlothian countryside, Borthwick Castle is located conveniently on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Combining its storied history with modern conveniences, Borthwick Castle creates the perfect setting for any celebration.

Photography by: Yann Audic

12 luxurious
bedrooms

Each of the twelve bedrooms is individually appointed to pay homage to the rich history of Borthwick Castle. As you step into these unique and welcoming spaces, you’ll find them to be the ideal retreat for relaxation after a joyous celebration or a day of exploring the local area.

3 majestic
reception rooms

Three grand reception rooms await you for weddings and private stays. Borthwick Castle can accommodate up to 80 guests. Discover the three magnificent reception rooms: the Great Hall, the Stateroom, and the Garrison – all designed to enhance your experience at this remarkable castle.

First-class
food & dining

At Borthwick Castle, Craig and his team seamlessly blend their extensive knowledge with a passion for sourcing the finest local ingredients, crafting dishes that pay homage to Scotland’s rich culinary heritage while infusing them with their own twist.

Steeped in 600
years of history

For 600 Years Borthwick Castle Has Played Its Part In History And Witnessed Key Moments In The Lives Of Key Historical Figures Including Mary, Queen Of Scots And Oliver Cromwell.

Your ultimate Scottish castle experience