Located in the beautiful and quaint rolling hills of Midlothian, just a 30 minute drive from Edinburgh, Borthwick Castle is one of Britain’s most sought after exclusive use venues. Draped in 600 years of thrilling Scottish history, when you enter the ancient walls of Borthwick Castle, you enter a new world of opulence and medieval grandeur.
One of the finest keeps in Scotland, Borthwick Castle has seen many of the faces pivotal to Scottish history, including Oliver Cromwell, Sir Walter Scott and Mary, Queen of Scots.
Recently redesigned by award-winning interior designer, Melanie Brown, Borthwick Castle provides the most beautiful of backdrops for your special day, whether you have plans for a grand ceremony, an intimate family service or something in between. Their beautiful Castle features 13 unique bedchambers, capable of sleeping 26 of your closest friends and family, each soaked in their own fascinating tale of Scottish history. The three principal rooms (The Great Hall, The Stateroom & The Garrison) are set over three floors and all have their own distinct regal character.
Their award-winning team will be on hand 24/7 to assist with anything you may need and your dedicated wedding planner will organise your day from start to finish, allowing you to sit back and relax knowing that everything has been taken care of. At Borthwick Castle they understand that no two weddings are the same, and their team are passionate about making your day truly one of a kind.
When it comes to dining, they don’t do set menus. Their in-house catering team, lead by Head Chef Derek Johnstone (MasterChef the Professionals Winner, 3rd Place in the 2018 National Chef of the Year Competition & Event Chef of the Year by The Scottish Food Awards), are committed to ensuring your absolute satisfaction when it comes to dining and will work with you to create a menu filled with culinary delights that are sure to leave your guests amazed.
So join them within these walls, and experience the wedding you’ve always dreamed of.
All areas of the Castle and 1.5 acres of grounds are exclusively yours throughout your wedding.
We have our own in-house catering team headed up by Head Chef, Derek Johnstone.
The Ceremony will take place on the top floor of the Castle in The Garrison, however, weather permitting the Ceremony can also take place on the front lawn set against the backdrop of the Castle walls.
12 bedchambers, sleeping 28 guests in total.
10 bedchambers within the Castle and The Gatehouse and the Cottage within the Castle grounds.
Yes, but we recommend choosing a band with a maximum of 5 musicians to allow for ample dancing room.