The Castle is now open for guided tours Tuesday-Sunday until Sept 2022. Guided tours are available all year round on request.
Welcome to Thirlestane Castle – a magnificent 16th century castle set within the beautiful Lauderdale Estate in the Scottish Borders.
Historic home of the Duke of Lauderdale, the Castle is one of the oldest and finest in Scotland and still remains home to the Maitland family today.
We offer luxury accommodation, exclusive use, guided tours and an impressive setting for events including weddings and private dining.
Thirlestane Castle is a Charitable Trust and by coming here you are supporting this historic building and its collections – Thank You!