Fantastic Historic Property in the Scottish Borders!

Thirlestane Castle has many different activities, giving you a very unique and wonderful Scottish castle experience. 


Built on the site of a Borders' artillery fort is an adventure playground, where the English troops fought 450 years ago; it is available for toddlers and older children. With a range of exciting activities, it features walkways and tunnels for your children to explore.


Visit the museum in the south wing of the castle. The Border Country Life Exhibitions was created in 1982. How fascinating!

Also, enjoy private castle tours lasting up to 50 minutes. These include wonderful woodland and parkland walks. 


Or why not enjoy a picnic in the wooded area near the castle? It is a great place to enjoy...

After a lovely tour around the castle grounds, enjoy afternoon tea in the Tearoom; it can seat up to 60 people and is suitable for adults and children alike.

In addition, the castle rents out its fantastic Lauderdale apartment, sleeping up to 2 guests, on a self-catering basis. Enhance your experience of this fantastic castle with a stay in this beautiful apartment! 




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