Every stay at Thirlestane is exactly how you imagined it. Upon request, our team can organise a range of unforgettable experiences for accommodation guests. From exhilarating outdoor activities and relaxing spa treatments, to curated private tours of the Scottish Borders – allow us to make your stay extra special.

RIDING AT THIRLESTANE

Riding

Saddle up with a Thirlestane riding experience. Gallop along the Scottish coastline or ride to the moors on horseback, whilst enjoying incredible views over the picturesque town of Lauder and Thirlestane Castle.

Subject to availability and advance booking essential.

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Riding Experiences

SHOOTING & STALKING

Shooting

Enjoy some of the best shooting in Scotland. Thirlestane is a stunning setting and an ideal base to enjoy a range of country pursuits. The estate has extensive areas of moorland and woodland and offers grouse, pheasant and partridge shooting, as well as roe deer stalking.

Subject to availability and advance booking essential.

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WORLD-RENOWNED RIVER TWEED

Fishing

Thirlestane Castle rises proudly above the banks of the River Leader – a tributary of the River Tweed. Enjoy fishing for trout, salmon and grayling.

Subject to availability and advance booking essential.

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RELEASE YOUR INNER WARRIOR

Wild Outdoor Activities

Unleash your wild side and learn how to survive in nature by creating your own personalised programme of outdoor activities. Pursuits including Tree Climbing, Survival Skills and Tomahawks.

Subject to availability and advance booking essential.

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UNMISSABLE EVENTS AT THIRLESTANE

What’s On

Each year we run an exciting programme of events including art exhibitions, children’s activity camps and open-air theatre shows, not to mention the much loved annual BVAC Classic – The Festival of Motoring. 2022 is the 50th anniversary and we have BIG plans!

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Here for the day

Enhance your stay

The following enhancements can be added when booking your accommodation