Thirlestane Castle is now open for the 2018 season. We have a series of special events planned and have been working throughout the winter to improve the visitor experience.
Thirlestane Castle is looking for new people to become 'Friends of Thirlestane' and help our visitors to have an enjoyable experience when they are here.
We are thrilled to announce that the new 2-bedroom Maitland Apartment is now available to book
The 46th annual BVAC Classic at Thirlestane Castle is set to grow this year with the announcement of a new partnership with Brewin Dolphin and sponsorship from Corney & Barrow
Thirlestane Castle has been granted funding from Museums Galleries Scotland so two important collections can be moved to more accessible locations within the castle.
We're busy putting the finishing touches to our new two-bedroom apartment in the castle. This new suite will be available for bookings early in the new year.
Huge turn out as more than 170 tractors gathered at Thirlestane Castle before a 'Grand Parade of Tractors' around Lauderdale in aid of research into Motor Neuron Disease.
Around 100 tractors are set to gather at Thirlestane Castle on 5th November before parading through Lauderdale in aid of Doddie Weir’s foundation to fund research into Motor Neuron Disease (MND)
We look at a day in the life for Thirlestane Castle's Housekeeper and find out what it's like to work here at the castle and prepare the Lauderdale Apartment for guests
Thirlestane Castle has shut its doors for the last time this year after a very successful season. Thank you to everyone that visited and to those that let us know how much they enjoyed their time here.
Autumn may be here with Thirlestane Castle nearing the end of its 2017 season, but there is still three weeks left to come and enjoy all there is to offer in both the castle and its surrounding grounds.
Thirlestane Castle will be turning blue to mark the start of Borders Heritage Month in September. Tickets also still available for our special Heritage Tour and Talk on one of Thirlestane Castle's most famous residents, the Duke of Lauderdale.
Our Old Kitchens are now available to hire for small wedding parties, private dining events and groups thanks to funding from LEADER. This rustic, contemporary space is a real contrast to our grand State Rooms in other parts of the castle.
Thirlestane Castle has teamed up with Firebrick Brasserie in Lauder to offer an exclusive private tour and dining package.
Family favourite The Wind in the Willows is being brought to life at Thirlestane Castle with an open-air theatre performance on the front lawn. Tickets available now!
Thirlestane Castle was transported back to the civil war era as musket fire echoed round the castle during The Sealed Knot's Re-enactment Weekend.
Come and experience what life was like for soldiers and ordinary people during the civil war as the Sealed Knot turn back time in the castle grounds.
The sun shone down on Thirlestane Castle as the audience enjoyed the first of our open-air theatre events from Chapterhouse Theatre Company.
Last few days to book tickets to see our performance of Pride and Prejudice. Chapterhouse Theatre Company are putting on this fabulous adaptation on the front lawn right outside the castle.
A record 1,200 entries gathered at Thirlestane Castle over the weekend for the 45th Scottish Borders Historic Motoring Extravaganza. Send us your pictures!
Coming to one of our events and don't fancy making your own picnic? Why not pre-order from Thirlestane Castle and it will be ready to pick up on the day.
Thirlestane Castle is excited to announce we have been given the largest ever LEADER funding award in the Scottish Borders of £150,000.