Located 30 minutes from Edinburgh Airport, is an incredible historic venue. Welcome to Borthwick Castle Weddings & Events. Our castle is an incomparable 15th Century Scottish keep – the only one of its ilk in private hands across all of Europe. It is now the most stunning of venues, complete with 12 bed chambers and room for 85 guests, available for exclusive private hire.
Being at the centre of Scottish life for 600 years, Borthwick Castle has encountered many of the key personalities in British history and culture, from Mary Queen of Scots and Oliver Cromwell to Sir Walter Scott and J. M. Turner. During its recent restoration, we have taken great care to honour the authenticity of Borthwick’s heritage whilst assuring that the castle delivers thoughtful, 21st century luxury to delight the most sophisticated of tastes.
We sincerely, and with great care and attention, welcome you to join us within these amazing walls. Borthwick Castle is creating its own luxury niche for corporates seeking an inspirational space to have meetings. Furthermore private families who want the luxury and experience of a castle and its team all to themselves. For couples around the globe seeking to create an unforgettable wedding for themselves and their guests.
The exclusive use hire of Bothwick Castle includes our three magnificent public rooms: The Garrison, The State Room and The Great Hall which can be used for meetings, receptions, dining, dancing and also activities. Our maximum number of guests in our public rooms is 70. If you are looking for inspiring wedding venues near Edinburgh, look no further.
With private hire comes the dedicated castle team who will provide you with the warmest welcome, a highly professional service and a friendly personal touch. There are no set rules or menus, so you choose how you want your plans bringing to life – whether that’s breakfast in bed, a personal whisky tasting, a fabulous feast in the Great Hall, golf at some of Scotland’s top courses or a tailor-made tour of Edinburgh’s historic landmarks. Exclusive use hire for Borthwick Castle weddings & events. The castle is well renowned; not just as one of the finest castle wedding venues in the region, but also in Scotland.
The Castle also has 10 elegant and luxurious bedchambers sleeping up to 20 guests and, next to the castle, Crookston Cottage which can sleep a further 4 guests and the newly refurbished Gatehouse can sleep 2 guests. A turndown service, housekeeping, unlimited soft drink mini bar, tea selection and freshly brewed coffee are also included for guests staying the night at this exclusive castle. In the morning, you will be treated to a delicious cooked to order full Scottish breakfast. A team of staff are also on site 24 hours a day. Also, the surrounding grounds within the Castle walls are also available for your exclusive use. A Borthwick Castle wedding will be cherished for the rest of your life.