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Located in the serene rolling hills of Midlothian, the beautifully refurbished Borthwick Castle provides the most romantic of settings for your quintessential Scottish wedding.
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The exclusive hire includes our three magnificent public rooms: The Garrison, The State Room and The Great Hall which can be used for ce...
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
02:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM


Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
Draped in 600 years of dramatic Scottish history, Borthwick Castle provides the most stunning of backdrops for the most magical day of your lives, just a 30-minute drive from Edinburgh. An unforgettable Scottish wedding awaits you and your guests at Borthwick Castle, with a romantic ambience resonating throughout the ancient Castle walls. Exclusively yours, Borthwick Castle can sleep up to 26 guests in the highest form of luxury, with 12 bespoke bedchambers featuring majestic fabrics and stunning bespoke wooden furniture, transporting you back to a time when the Lords of Borthwick once roamed the Castle. Capable of hosting up to 85 of your closest friends and family, whether you have plans for a grand celebration, an intimate family ceremony or something in between, our Castle provides the ideal stage for your fairy tale wedding. Bespoke weddings are our passion at Borthwick Castle, and your personal wedding coordinator will help you every step of the way, ensuring your wedding is everything you ever dreamt of and more. At Borthwick Castle, we don’t believe in set menus, and our talented catering team led by award-winning Head Chef, Derek Johnstone, are passionate about making your culinary dreams become a reality, working alongside you to create a menu filled with sumptuous seasonal delights that are sure to amaze everyone in attendance.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Amy Cullen
We would be delighted to welcome any potential brides and grooms to visit Borthwick Castle to see just how amazing your wedding day can truly be. We offer a friendly and professional approach when coordinating your wedding, where you can leave all the stress of wedding planning behind. A wedding at Borthwick Castle is like no other and we can't wait to go on this journey with you. Kindest Regards, Amy, Sales and Events Manager.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
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Tyler C
Married in September 2019
November 2019
Perfect wedding venue
"What can we say about a wedding at Borthwick? It was perfect. We had almost no ideas when we set out to plan the wedding. Or a million ideas and nothing concrete. The m...
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Shruti and Adnan
Married in August 2019
November 2019
Superb wedding venue!!!
"In the moments we drove up from the church to our first step in the main hall, we knew Borthwick Castle was the place we wanted to get married. The venue offered us the ...
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Chris and Carrie
Married in July 2019
November 2019
Stunning location, incredible team
"We got married at Borthwick in June 2019. It's a beautiful setting, inside and out, but the staff really put it above any other venue I've attended or worked at. From pl...
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Kate and Matt
Married in April 2019
November 2019
Practically Perfect in Every Way
"Borthwick Castle is a gem. It was the first wedding venue we looked at and by far the best. The hotel itself is stunning - the inside has been decorated like a real cast...
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Barbara & James Turing
Wedding: June 2018
June 2018
Thanks to the whole team at Borthwick
Now the dust has settled I just wanted to thank you and the whole team at Borthwick for such a fantastic wedding. We had an amazing time and everybody thoroughly enjoyed ...
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James & Barbara Turing
Married in June 2018
June 2018
Thank You!!!
Just a really quick but immense thank you to you and the entire team! You really made our day flawless, so thank you so much!
Location & Contact Details


Borthwick Castle, North Middleton, Midlothian, EH23 4QY, Scotland

Nearest Town

North Middleton

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Nearest Airport


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What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Start early

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

A previous groom surprised his bride by arranging for their favourite act at the Edinburgh Fringe to come and perform during the wedding breakfast, it was hilarious and emotional at the same time.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Opulent, Magnificent, Homely, Captivating, Majestic,

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Outdoor - On our driveway at the entrance to the castle Indoor - In our State Room

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Yes - unable to provide further information due to confidentiality