Spaces

Whether you need to hire a room for a small intimate dinner or a larger reception, we can help you find the perfect space for your event.

With grand state rooms and more contemporary spaces we can cater for a variety of different styles and create a unique atmosphere.


STATE DRAWING ROOM

This elegant drawing room with dramatic fireplaces is on the first floor of the main central part of the castle. The breath taking plaster ceilings date from the 17th century.

Capacities:
Banquet - 100
Theatre Style - 120
Reception - 120
Size: 120 square metres


STATE DINING ROOM

The walls in this first floor room are lined with one of the largest collections of family portraits in Scotland including works by Romney, Reynolds, Lawrence and Lely. The individually lit paintings make the room a dramatic setting whatever time of the day.

Capacities:
Banquet - 75
Theatre Style - 80
Reception - 86
Size: 85 square metres


PANELLED ROOM

An intimate panelled room in the heart of the oldest part of the castle on the upper ground floor. Level access available.

Capacities:
Banquet - 45
Theatre Style - 60
Reception - 65
Size: 55 square metres


OLD KITCHEN


This recently refurbished, Victorian-era kitchen on the upper ground floor has a vaulted ceiling and still contains the 19th century range cookers which provide an interesting focal point. This space has a more rustic, relaxed and contemporary feel to the rest of the castle. Level access available.

Capacities:
Banquet - 44
Theatre Style - 55
Reception - 59
Size: 50 square metres


VAULTED CELLARS


They were once the coal cellars of Thirlestane Castle but are now a fantastic atmospheric space with great accoustics that could be the perfect place for a music recital or whisky tasting. Level access available.

Capacities:
Banquet - 80
Theatre Style - 90
Reception - 107
Size: 90 square metres


OLD SERVANT'S HALL TEA ROOM

Used as our visitor’s Tea Room when the Castle is open, this pretty, lower ground floor room can also be used for your events. Level access available.

Capacities:
Banquet - 52
Theatre Style - 75
Reception - 75
Size: 70 square metres


COURTYARD


For a summer's evening our beautiful cobbled courtyard is a great place for guests to mingle. A clear-roofed marquee transforms it into an all weather area. Level access available.

Capacities:
Banquet - 125
Theatre Style - 140
Reception - 167
Size: 140 square metre

We also have a number of outdoor areas where a marquee can be erected or another outdoor event can take place.

Download our full Facilities Plan and Events brochure here:

Facilites Plan  

Events Brochure

Please contact us on enquiries@thirlestanecastle.co.uk or ring +44 1578 722430 to discuss your project with us and we will help find the perfect space.

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