Built in 1430, Borthwick Castle is located in a pastoral valley, just 12 miles from Edinburgh. Once the refuge of Mary Queen of Scots and the Earl of Bothwell and besieged by Oliver Cromwell in 1650, its Medieval ambience has been retained to this very day. Guests can enjoy one of 10 unique luxurious bedrooms in the castle and 2 rooms within the castle grounds. The castle's Great Hall, with large fireplace at one end, offers a superb setting for dinner.


Why not hire Borthwick Castle for your friends and family this Christmas?

Borthwick Castle offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience for your celebrations...enjoy a relaxed feel to your castle stay,

The stunning, recently renovated Borthwick Castle lies just 30 minutes from Edinburgh, but it's not just the location which has the 'WOW' factor. Luxuriously furnished and decadently designed, this is a wonderfully historic and beautiful property, which will provide amazing memories for your festive stay.

Hiring the castle includes exclusive use of the castle and grounds, plus meals, with tailored menu choices and staffing.

Bespoke packages for Christmas will be created for you to suit your group's particular requirements.

To whet your appetite, here is an example of what the castle can offer for you below:

Welcome cocktail on arrival
Christmas Eve carvery

Full Scottish breakfast each morning

Champagne breakfast
Traditional Christmas dinner
Christmas evening buffet and nibbles

Boxing Day brunch
Boxing Day dinner
Night time snacks

Full staffing throughout your stay
Turn down service & gifts
Unlimited soft drink mini bar
Daily fresh fruit and newspapers
Homemade shortbread
Unlimited speciality teas & coffees

A minimum 3-night stay, arriving 24 December for 20 adults sharing the castle, would be offered at a rate of  £82,000; that's £1367 per person per night. (Based on the example package above).

Borthwick can accommodate up to 26 guests in a range of uniquely designed bed-chambers.

Contact the Celtic Castles team with your requirements and we will create a bespoke quote just for you!

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