Welcome to Borthwick Castle

This majestic Scottish castle is the epitome of a romantic, fairytale setting for a Scottish Wedding. Set just 30 minutes drive from Edinburgh, Borthwick is a perfect example of traditional style meeting modern luxury. One of the best-kept 15th century castles in Scotland , Borthwick has been carefully restored to an extremely sumptuous standard. 

The ten stunning bedrooms and the luxurious Gatehouse for the Bridal couple, along with an extra cottage on site offer comfort of the highest standard, while the 4 fabulous reception rooms in the house provide wonderful places to entertain your guests during your stay.

Grand, sumptuous but comfortable and homely, Borthwick offers the most incredible home-from-home exclusive use experience for couples looking to host their Wedding in the most stunning of surroundings on the outskirts of Edinburgh,

Key Facts:

We love:

Every single tiny detail is luxurious and fabulous!

The properties ties to true Scottish historical icons such as Mary Queen of Scots!

With 15ft deep walls, this castle really is the real deal!

The highly acclaimed Chef who will prepare your Wedding meal on site

Nearest City: Edinburgh, 16 miles

Nearest Airport: Edinburgh Airport, 30 mins 

Food and beverages:

Borthwick Castle has a Chef and team who can cater for every requirement that you could imagine having - from breakfast and lunch to afternoon teas and tasting dinners.

Max Ceremony capacity: 70 persons

Accommodation:  Yes 10 Castle bedrooms, 1 Gatehouse lodge bedroom and 1 cottage with 2 bedrooms. 28 guests to sleep.

History and family ties:

Family ties - Borthwick

History - In 1567, it is believed the Borthwick was the refuge place of Mary Queen of Scots. In 1650 cannons were shot at the Castle in an effort to make Lord Borthwick leave - and you can still see the battle scars on the east wall!