Nestled in the idyllic Scottish borders Thirlestane castle is a magnificent venue for all kinds of events, steeped in history the backdrop is grand and dramatic but the atmosphere welcoming and relaxed. The 16th century castle, located only 35 minutes south of Edinburgh, is sumptuously decorated and can host dining for up to 100 guests including wedding ceremonies and receptions, with grand state rooms and more contemporary spaces Thirlestane can cater for a variety of different styles and create a unique atmosphere.
Inside the Castle, the Drawing Room is situated on the first floor, with dramatic fireplaces and the breath taking ceilings which date from the 17th century. In the State Dining Room next door, the walls are lined with one of the largest collections of family portraits in Scotland, individually lit paintings make the room a dramatic setting whatever time of the day.
Outdoor events can take over exclusive use of the gardens with a capacity of 2000 or place a marquee in the beautiful Rose Garden. For a summer's evening, the beautiful cobbled courtyard is a great place for guests to mingle, A clear roofed marquee transforms it into an all weather area.