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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  • My partner booked the accommodation at the castle for my birthday. The apartment was perfect, spacious, clean and just wonderful. Anita the housekeeper for the castle couldn’t do enough to make our st...  more »
  • Lovely village location . Spacious site. Clean toilet /shower block but very cold. Friendly helpful staff. The static caravan park was really nice. The touring pitches were very narrow. When you step ...  more »
  • We are staying in the caravan site at Thirlestane Castle and decided to view the castle. It is a short walk along the drive to the castle and you pay at a small hut half way along the drive - the entr...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Very Beautiful Castle, The Staff are very Friendly and knowledgeable. Worth a Visit.
  • Visited here for a classic car show. Well signposted. Great grounds for the show and the building itself is very impressive
  • Owners are very keen to help with any problems and have monthly bbq
  • Castle amazing. Staff very friendly and helpful. Cafe desperately in need of upgrade.
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