Thirlestane Castle, Lauder

Official Facebook page for Thirlestane Castle. A magnificent 16th century castle set in quiet parkland setting. Thirlestane Castle is one of the oldest and finest inhabited castles in Scotland and remains the home of the Maitland family today. The castle and grounds offer a magical day out for the whole family with woodland walks, children's playground and tearoom providing. 35 minutes south of Edinburgh.
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  • Lots of rooms to go round. Impressive front as you arrive here. Spectacular ceiling plaster work in a number of rooms.Amazing how much can be suspended from the ceiling - intricate designs.Helpful gui...  more »
  • Entered the driveway of the Castle Grounds, very grand - elderly lady attends to cars taking payment for the tickets for entry, no rush, lo-ng queue formed seemed flustered and dithery. Small car park...  more »
  • I visited with my three children hoping for a pleasant venue for our picnic, and as we didn't have a great deal of time, opted to not pay to go inside the castle on this occasion. The lady at the tick...  more »
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  • Very Beautiful Castle, The Staff are very Friendly and knowledgeable. Worth a Visit.
  • Great setting. Friendly staff and the best scones in the Borders! Went at the weekend. Nice play area for my one and 4 year old and excellent guides to take you through the property.
  • Visited here for a classic car show. Well signposted. Great grounds for the show and the building itself is very impressive
  • Castle amazing. Staff very friendly and helpful. Cafe desperately in need of upgrade.
  • Malcolm gave us a fantastic tour around the Castle, a stunning set of rooms with a interesting and colourful history behind them. If you're in the area or closeby I would highly recommend taking time to see for yourself.

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