Enter the ancient arched gateway of Borthwick Castle and you enter a hidden world of luxury and majestic style, steeped in 600 years of dramatic Scottish history. Tel: +44(0)1875 820514
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As you enter the ancient arched gateway of Borthwick Castle, you become part of a hidden world of luxury and majestic style, steeped in 600 years of Scottish history.

Borthwick Castle has been described as 'the finest keep in Scotland' and has played host to Mary, Queen of Scots on several occasions. In 1567 Mary famously leapt from a window in the castle disguised as a page boy in order to flee an army of pursuers.

Today Borthwick Castle is an opulent oasis of tranquillity and style – providing guests with the quintessential Scottish castle experience.

The Castle has been sensitively and expertly refurbished to reflect its medieval grandeur and historic atmosphere are retained while ensuring the accommodation offers all the modern comforts of a sumptuous ‘home from home’.

There are 12 uniquely designed bedchambers for guests, each with lavish bathrooms. Guests will enjoy the magnificent yet intimate dining and lounge areas, roaring fires, breath taking views and spiral staircases inviting exploration and adventure.

Enjoy a luxurious overnight stay, a week’s exclusive use hire – the choice is yours.

The Castle and its grounds operates on an exclusive use basis and is ideal for special gatherings, luxurious family celebrations, holidays, weddings, and corporate events.

With private hire comes Borthwick Castle’s dedicated team who will provide the warmest welcome, discreet professional service and that essential, personal touch. There are no set rules or menus at Borthwick Castle, so you can choose whatever you prefer -  breakfast in bed, a personal whisky tasting, a fabulous feast in our great hall, delightful walks in the surrounding countryside, golf at some of Scotland’s top courses or a tailor-made tour of Edinburgh’s historic landmarks.

Ideally located just off the A7 Borders Route, Borthwick Castle is just 30 minutes’ drive from Edinburgh Airport and Edinburgh city centre. It is also with easy reach of Glasgow, St Andrews and the Scottish Borders.

Unforgettable memories are made when you visit Borthwick Castle.

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Borthwick Castle, North Middleton, EH23 4qY      Tel: +44(0)1875 820514
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