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Borthwick Castle

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Overview
North Middleton EH23 4QY Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much to everyone at Borthwick Castle for making our wedding on Sunday 19th August a truly magical fairytale experience, all of the staff were a credit to you and a huge thanks to Jamie and Anna for all your help planning and...More

Thank Savannahkissbeagles
Response from LizzieMGFisher, Business Development Manager at Borthwick CastleResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we very much enjoyed being a part of your special day and hope to welcome you back some day.

Reviewed 11 July 2018

Words cannot describe the overall experience of Borthwick Castle. I was at the castle for a reunion. You enter the grounds and are immediately greeted by a warm, professional, and welcoming staff. The castle was decorated with American flags for 4th of July, as the...More

5  Thank Kristen L
Response from LizzieMGFisher, Business Development Manager at Borthwick CastleResponded 11 July 2018

We are delighted to have played a small part in your reunion Kristen, thank you for your review. We hope to welcome you back someday soon but in the meantime, as a guest at the Castle, you are now considered a member of the #BorthwickCastleClan...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Attended a reunion at Borthwick Castle. It was an amazing experience! The castle is steeped in history and beautifully preserved. The staff was welcoming and very attentive. They really added to the whole experience. The bedchambers were luxurious...I felt so pampered....and the food...OMG! So delicious!...More

3  Thank Betty L
Response from LizzieMGFisher, Business Development Manager at Borthwick CastleResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for your review Betty, we look forward to welcoming you and your friends back to the Castle someday. In the meantime, as a guest at the Castle, you are now considered a member of the #BorthwickCastleClan so please join our Instagram family to...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

This incredible castle was the highlight of our family vacation. We spent the Fourth of July in the extremely well-kept, lesser known Borthwick Castle. In fact, the owners went out of their way to decorate the castle with American flags (upon knowing we were American)....More

2  Thank Jack L
Response from LizzieMGFisher, Business Development Manager at Borthwick CastleResponded 11 July 2018

Thank you for your passionate review Jack, our team are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay at the Castle. Chef Derek and his team are providing an extremely high standard of food, rubbing shoulders with those who have Michelin stars. We hope...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Not sure where to start... everything about my stay at the Borthwick Castle was spectacular! I have toured many castles in Scotland. To have been able to spend the night in a beautiful, fully restored castle was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Perfect mix of history and...More

2  Thank b0ballis0n123
Response from LizzieMGFisher, Business Development Manager at Borthwick CastleResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that the team made you feel welcomed. We hope to see you here again some day.

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Description
Borthwick Castle is a unique, award winning and genuinely historic exclusive use venue, which means it is not a hotel and is unable to offer individual rooms. Located on the A7 Borders route, 15 miles from ...More Edinburgh the Castle can be hired in its entirety for private celebrations, weddings, banquets or meetings with up to 70 dining and 28 sleeping. With private hire comes our dedicated 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, we can bring your plans to life - whether that's breakfast in bed, a personal whisky tasting, a fabulous feast in our great hall, golf at some of Scotland's top courses or a tailor-made tour of Edinburgh's historic landmarks. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > North Middleton
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Room & Suite (16)
Dining (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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NicolaS3318
12 November 2016|
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Response from Lim Y | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The area around the castle has a courtyard and a small garden. There are also ample parking lots just outside the castle walls. Don't miss out the church which is about 5 minutes away.
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Furfoxache
13 June 2016|
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Response from blackfaceewe | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you would have to hire the whole castle but there is no harm in contacting them to enquire. Clare and Daryl are very pleasant and most helpful.The place used to be run as a hotel but now it is for exclusive use but... More
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"Each room is stunningly unique. For those who have trouble walking up stairs, I recommend one of the lower..."
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"The upper floors of the castle are only accessible by spiral staircases - so you need to be fit if your room..."
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"Any Suite Is Exceptional"
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"The gatehouse is breathtaking."
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