Events at Thirlestane Castle

Horse Riding Holiday at Thirlestane Castle, 2021

Horse Riding Holiday at Thirlestane Castle, 2021

SOLD OUT

Join us for this ultimate week long horse riding adventure in the Scottish Borders, brought to you by our friends at Globe Trotting.

Provender Pop-Up Restaurant

Provender Pop-Up Restaurant

Postponed until 2021

Set Menu, Wine Flights and Cocktails from the Melrose restaurant right here in the atmospheric surroundings of the castle's Vaulted Cellar. *This event has been postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic.


Wild Outdoors Activity Camps

Wild Outdoors Activity Camps

Various dates (July/August 2020)

A holiday that lasts a lifetime! Let your children create lasting memories on a Summer holiday activity camp in the grounds of Thirlestane Castle.

Tree Climbing Weekend

Tree Climbing Weekend

Postponed until 2021

See Thirlestane Castle and the surrounding estate from a different angle with the chance to climb one of the iconic parkland trees with Wild Tree Adventures


Macbeth - Open-Air Theatre

Macbeth - Open-Air Theatre

Postponed until 2021

An open-air production of one of Shakespeare's classics from the bicycle-travelling HandleBards on the castle's front lawn.

Frances Bell Art Exhibition

Frances Bell Art Exhibition

Thursday 3rd - Saturday 5th September 2020

An exhibition of recent work from this award-winning portrait and landscape artist


BVAC Classic - Festival of Motoring

BVAC Classic - Festival of Motoring

Sunday 6th June 2021

With more than 1200 vintage and classic vehicles of all shapes and sizes making the journey to Thirlestane, this is one of the biggest and best car rallies in the country.

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