Category: Historic Houses and Gardens
Address: Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, Berwickshire, TD2 6RU
Landline: 01578 7...
Fax: 01578 722761
coffee, gift, wedding, castle, picnics, Fairytale
Thirlestane Castle is one of the oldest and finest castles in Scotland and holds a uniquely important place in Scottish History. The castle has its origins in the 13th century. It was rebuilt as the Maitland family home in 1590 and greatly enhanced by the Duke of Lauderdale in the 1670's. In 1840, it was extended and refurbished with the addition of two new wings.
Exquisite 17th century plaster ceilings; Victorian kitchens; Historic toy & Country Life Museum, Gift shop; Adventure Playground; Woodland Walk & Picnic Tables. Lunches & teas served in "The Old Servants Hall".