Ideal Venue For

Banquets
Bar Mitzvahs
Birthday Parties
Christening Parties
Concerts Or Music Festivals
Conferences
Corporate Entertainment
Corporate Events
Corporate Fun Days
Dinner And Dances
Engagement Parties
Exhibtions
Fashion Shows
Private Dining
Private Parties
Product Launches
Seminars
Team Building
Training
Wakes
Wedding Fairs
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Nestled in the gentle Scottish Borders hills, with its rose pink sandstone and fairytale turrets, Thirlestane Castle is a breath-taking venue. Surrounded by peaceful parkland with the River Leader flowing by, Thirlestane is just 35 minutes south of Edinburgh and can be used on an exclusive use basis. The majestic State Rooms seat up to 100 guests theatre style, 80 for a gala dinner or 250 for a reception, and the beautiful grounds are perfect for all kinds of outdoor events.

FASCINATING HISTORY
This hidden gem is one of the oldest and finest inhabited castles in Scotland and has played a key role in Scottish history. Royalty and distinguished guests have been entertained here since the 16th century by the Maitland family, who still reside at the castle today and would be delighted to provide a personal welcome for your guests.

BEAUTIFUL ROOMS
The sumptuously decorated State Drawing Room is the centrepiece of Thirlestane Castle. Its exquisite original Dunsterfield ceilings are some of the finest in Europe. The elegant State Dining Room has an impressive collection of family paintings by famous artists, which add to the intimate atmosphere. For a different feel, there is our beautiful cobbled courtyard or our Old Kitchen which has a more contemporary vibe but maintains the vaulted ceiling and authentic Victorian range. There are also other unique spaces such as the vaulted Cellars.

DELICIOUS DINING EXPERIENCES
Our award-winning caterers ensure the food tastes as spectacular as the surroundings look. In such dramatic surroundings, a music recital or whisky tasting would be certain to delight your guests.

EXTENSIVE GROUNDS
Thirlestane Castle has extensive experience of hosting large events such as the annual Vintage Motoring Extravaganza, attracting around 7,000 visitors. We can provide a wide range of activities including mini Highland Games, falconry or archery. For a summer garden party or to dance the night away under the stars, the Rose Garden or Front Lawn are ideal marquee spaces.

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Facilities

Accommodation
Childrens Facilities
Close To Public Transport
Coach Parking
Gardens
Outdoor Spaces
Parking Available
Wifi
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