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Nestled amidst the breathtaking Scottish landscape, Borthwick Castle stands as a timeless testament to history and luxury. This medieval fortress, with its rich tapestry of stories dating back to the 15th century, now offers an exclusive retreat for those seeking an extraordinary escape. Elevating your stay at Borthwick Castle involves not just experiencing history, but indulging in a range of exclusive activities that turn your visit into an unforgettable adventure.

Culinary Excellence

Embark on a gastronomic journey fit for royalty with Borthwick Castle’s gourmet dining experiences. Head Chef Craig Gibb can tailor menus to your preferences, ensuring each meal is a culinary masterpiece. Dine in the Great Hall, surrounded by centuries-old stone walls, as you savour the finest Scottish cuisine paired with an exquisite selection of wines. Personalised dining experiences, such as intimate candlelit dinners or picnic lunches on the castle’s lawn, add a touch of magic to your stay.

Archery and Falconry Adventures

For those with a taste for adventure, our trusted network of suppliers offer exclusive outdoor activities that transport guests back to the days of knights and nobility. Try your hand at archery, channelling your inner Robin Hood while surrounded by the castle’s picturesque grounds. Alternatively, experience the thrill of falconry, where majestic birds of prey swoop and soar against the backdrop of the Scottish countryside. Guided by expert instructors, these activities promise an exhilarating and unique connection with the castle’s medieval spirit.

Whisky Tasting in the Opulent Stateroom

Indulge in the essence of Scotland’s liquid gold with a private whisky tasting in the castle’s sumptuous Stateroom. An expert whisky connoisseur will guide you through a curated selection of Scotland’s finest single malts, sharing tales of the distilleries and the art of whisky-making. With views of the surrounding landscape, this exclusive experience combines the warmth of Scottish hospitality with the sophistication of a private whisky education.

Historical Guided Tours

Delve into the rich history of Borthwick Castle. Explore the main chambers, climb spiral staircases, and immerse yourself in the stories of the castle’s illustrious past. Our team will regale you with tales of sieges and royal visits, the perfect activity for any self-professed history lover to learn a bit about the castle’s storied past.

Spa Retreats

Step into a realm of relaxation at some of Scotland’s top spa locations. Indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments from soothing massages to revitalising facials, designed to transport you and your guests to new heights of relaxation. The perfect opportunity to re-charge in between some of the more fast paced activities we have to offer.

Borthwick Castle’s commitment to providing exclusive activities ensures that each guest’s stay is not merely a visit but an immersive and personalised experience. Whether you seek relaxation, adventure, or a bit of both, this Scottish fortress invites you to elevate your stay and create lasting memories within its storied walls.