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Explore the local area around Borthwick Castle

Nestled in the heart of Scotland, our historic castle provides a majestic backdrop for a truly enchanting getaway. Immerse yourself in a world of luxury and adventure as you indulge in the finest hospitality and explore the rich tapestry of Scottish culture.

Your exclusive escape awaits

At Borthwick Castle, we invite you to make your stay truly memorable. Whether you’re drawn to the thrill of outdoor pursuits, the tranquillity of spa retreats, or the allure of historic tours, our castle is the perfect base for your Scottish sojourn.

Book your stay now and unlock the door to a world where luxury and adventure converge. Your Scottish odyssey begins at Borthwick Castle.

Outdoor Pursuits

Pentland Hills Regional Park

Discover Lothian’s beautiful landscape in the Pentland National Park, enjoy private hiking tours or a spot of fishing.

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Highland Games & Archery

Engage in the spirit of Scottish tradition with our exhilarating Highland Games. Test your strength, skill, and camaraderie as you participate in caber tossing, tug-of-war, and other age-old challenges.

Channel your inner marksman with our archery sessions. Delve into the precision and focus required for this ancient sport.

Falconry Adventures


Witness majestic birds of prey in flight, with an onsite falconry experience and even try your hand at this ancient art under the guidance of skilled falconers.

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For those seeking an adrenaline rush, our shooting experiences in the Scottish Borders promise an exhilarating and unforgettable adventure.

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East Lothian, Scotland’s ‘golf coast’ is within easy reach of the Castle, with the chance to tee off at some of the world’s most famous courses.

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Equestrian Hacking

Saddle up for an unforgettable equestrian adventure, hacking along the picturesque East Lothian beaches. Feel the crisp sea breeze as you explore the coastline on horseback.

Local Activities

Whisky Tours

Visit the picturesque Glenkinchie distillery and experience a real taste of Scotland. Or enjoy a private tasting in the Castle.


The inspiring capital of Scotland, where centuries of history meet a vibrant, cosmopolitan city. Discover stunning scenery and striking architecture.

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Local Attractions

Rosslyn Chapel is one of Scotland’s most remarkable buildings and it is still used today as a place of worship.

Crichton Castle passed into the hands of the Earls of Bothwell in 1484. This is a stunningly located Castle.

Your ultimate Scottish castle experience