Borthwick Castle

Ever dreamed of staying in your very own Scottish Castle? Well now you can! Through an ancient arched gateway and steeped in 600 years of history, lies Borthwick Castle just 12 miles from Edinburgh. Beautifully restored, the castle still maintains its medieval grandeur and atmosphere, and offers pure tranquillity and opulence. Guests can truly enjoy the castle experience, with 12 uniquely designed bed chambers, magnificent dining and lounge areas, roaring fires, spiral staircases and stunning views out onto the Scottish countryside.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Edinburgh or Glasgow Airport, meet and greet by representative of Fairways Scotland and meet your driver. Travel to Borthwick Castle just outside the city of Edinburgh.

On arrival enjoy a welcome drink, followed by a tour of the castle with historian guide. Spend the rest of the day to relax, and settle in.

Day 2

Golf: Kilspindie Golf Club

After golf today, you will visit the nearby Glenkinchie Distillery for an 'Expressions Tour' - An extended tour of the distillery along with an in depth tasting of their whisky in one of the VIP rooms.

Day 3

Today you will enjoy touring around the beautiful borders of Scotland. Attractions include:

- Melrose Abbey

- Abbotsford House

- Floors Castle

- Dryburgh Abbey

Day 4

Today you will play the Scottish Open venue, 2018.

Golf: Gullane No.1, Gullane Golf Club

Day 5

Today you will travel to Scotland's magnificent capital city for a day sightseeing. Attractions include:

- Edinburgh Castle & The Royal Mile

- Scotch Whisky Experience

- Scott Monument & Princes Street Gardens

- The Palace of Holyroodhouse

Day 6

Today enjoy golf at Musselburgh Golf Links, an original Open Championship venue

Golf: Musselburgh Links, The Old Golf Course

For a bit of fun, the hire of hickory clubs is included so you can play the course as it was in its heyday!

This afternoon, you will try your hand at another Scottish activity such as clay pigeon shooting, archery or falconry.

Day 7

Golf: Fidra Links, Archerfield

This afternoon a tour at The Knops Brewery, located in the Archerfield Estate is included.

A private dinner is included this evening at Borthwick Castle for your final night and to celebrate a fantastic week in Scotland.

Day 8

This morning check out of your accommodation and return to the airport for your return flight home.

Package Details

  • 7 nights exclusive use accommodation at Borthwick Castle
  • Welcome drink
  • Full Scottish Breakfast each morning
  • 3 rounds of golf
  • 9-hole round at Musselburgh Golf Links including hickory club hire
  • Tour of Borthwick Castle on arrival
  • 'Expressions Tour' at Glenkinchie Distillery
  • Activity session - clay pigeon shooting, archery or falconry
  • Knops Brewery Tour,  Archerfield Estate
  • Private driver services for the week
  • Meet & Greet service on arrival
  • Welcome Pack including welcome gift, itinerary, maps & guidebooks
  • 24hr support from Fairways Scotland


Borthwick Castle boasts 12 luxury bedrooms (10 doubles and 2 twins), and three magnificent public rooms; The Garrison, The Sate Room and The Great Hall which can be used for dining, receptions and activities. 

Turndown service, housekeeping,  unlimited soft drink mini bar in all bedchambers, tea and coffee selection, and cooked to order full Scottish breakfast is all included with exclusive use.

With regards to additionally food, beverage and activities – everything can be created bespoke and tailored to specific budgets. Supplements apply. Please ask us for details.

Borthwick Castle


Prices start from:

£4790 per person (based on 24 people sharing 12 rooms)

Please note the following items are not included — flights, travel insurance, lunches, dinners & drinks (unless stated), entrance fees to attractions (unless stated), caddies or carts or any other items not mentioned under package details