Borthwick Castle, near Edinburgh

12 miles from Edinburgh, surrounded by stunning Scottish landscapes and world-famous golf courses

Beautifully positioned near the Scottish Borders and on the outskirts of Edinburgh, just 30 minutes from both the city centre and Edinburgh Airport, new memories will be made with a visit to Borthwick Castle.

  • Edinburgh

    Discover stunning scenery and striking architecture.

    The inspiring capital of Scotland, where centuries of history meet a vibrant, cosmopolitan city.

  • Rosslyn Chapel

    One of Scotland's most remarkable historic buildings.

    Just 20 minutes from Borthwick Castle, Rosslyn Chapel is a must-see for any traveller! By visiting Rosslyn Chapel, you are helping the charity to look after this remarkable and unique Medieval building for future generations to appreciate.

  • Whisky Tasting

    Enjoy a private tasting in the castle.

    Or visit the picturesque Glenkinchie distillery and experience a real taste of Scotland.

  • Outdoor Pursuits

    Discover Lothian's beautiful landcsape in the Pentland National Park.

    Enjoy private hiking tours or a spot of fishing.

  • Golf

    Golf at some of Scotland’s top courses.

    Any enthusiast should jump at the chance to play golf in Scotland; the castle is situated near Scotland’s ‘Golf Coast’ in East Lothian, which has over 22 prestigious courses.

  • National Museum of Flight

    Explore the history of aviation from the First World War to the present day.

    A showcase of a world-class collection of aircraft alongside uniforms, documents and photographs, in immersive, interactive and thought-provoking displays.

    Photograph by Ruth Armstrong Photography, used with permission.