Interior Filming

There are many areas inside the castle that can be used for film or photography shoots.

STATE DRAWING ROOM

This elegant drawing room has breath taking plaster ceilings that date from the 17th century and dramatic fireplaces.

 

 


STATE DINING ROOM

The walls in this first floor room are lined with one of the largest collections of family portraits in Scotland. 


 

 

PANELLED ROOM

An intimate wood panelled room in the heart of the oldest part of the castle where the walls are over a metre thick. 

 

 

 

LIBRARIES

This Victorian Library has a distinctive ceiling and pink granite fire surround as well as the collection of hundreds of books. There also two smaller libraries.

 

 

 

BILLIARDS ROOM

This gentleman's room has a full size billiards table and an early collection of photographs by the 14th Earl of Lauderdale.



 

 

GRAND BED CHAMBER

The room is dominated by the ornate four-poster bed and the extravagent 17th Century Dunsterfield plasterwork ceilings.

 

 

 

MAIN HALL

Entered from the imposing steps at the front of the castle, this room houses an extensive collection of historic weoponry.


 

 

 

OLD KITCHEN

This Victorian-era kitchen has a vaulted ceiling and still contains the 19th century range cookers which provide an interesting focal point.
 

 

 

NURSERIES

This collection of rooms house typical ursery furniture and a treasure trove of Edwardian, Victorian and Georgian toys.



 

 

STAIRCASES

This is the Grand Staircase but Thirlestane Castle has a number of other staircases including spiral stone steps that could be used for filming.
 

 

 

VAULTED CELLARS


They were once the coal cellars of Thirlestane Castle but are now used as an event space. Level access available.


 

 

More images of the rooms described above can be seen in the gallery on the left along with pictures of other areas.

For more information lease contact enquiries@thirlestanecastle.co.uk or ring 01578 722430.

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