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Welcome to Borthwick Castle.

An exclusive use Castle located in the beautiful rolling hills of Midlothian and just 30 minutes from Edinburgh. Steeped in 600 years of dramatic Scottish history, Borthwick Castle has seen many of those pivotal to Scottish culture, including Mary, Queen of Scots and Sir Walter Scott.

Designed by award winning interior designer, Melanie Brown, Borthwick Castles 12 uniquely designed bedchambers, capable of sleeping 26, all tell their own tale of Scottish history, whilst providing their guests with the highest form of luxury. Borthwick Castle has retained all its medieval grandeur throughout the years; however, its recent refurbishment has modernised its interior and now boats all the features of a 5* luxury hotel. Our three principal rooms provide an unbeatable location for anything and everything throughout your stay, from relaxing at the end of a long day to entertaining your friends and family at large social event.

With exclusive use comes our award-winning team that will be on hand to assist you 24 hours a day to ensure that your stay with us is a truly once in a lifetime experience, providing you a with a professional and discreet service which is considered one of the best in the country. Our catering team lead by our Head Chef, Derek Johnstone (MasterChef the Professionals Winner & 2x NCOTY Finalist), will be working tirelessly in the kitchen to provide you and your guests with award winning culinary delights, whether it be an intimate fine dining experience or a grand medieval style banquet.

So join us within these walls, and create an experience truly like no other.





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