Filming & Photography

Thirlestane is a magnificent 16th century turreted castle set in hundreds of acres of parkland, just 35 minutes from Edinburgh.

With its fairytale exterior it makes the perfect backdrop for a photo shoot or film location.

There is easy vehicle access and ample parking for large vehicles close to the main building. There is also a tea room for catering if required.


Grand State Rooms with intricate plasterwork ceilings, a Victorian kitchen and nurseries could all make the perfect sets for a film or television production. Other atmospheric and intimate settings such as the vaulted cellars or library can also be used.

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Thirlestane Castle is surrounded by an extensive estate which as a variety of features that can be used for filming such as moorland, woodland, riverside areas and a Victorian stable block.

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The castle also has an extensive collection of period items which could be used on request as props.

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To get an idea of how Thirlestane Castle and the surrounding estate can be used, take a browse through photos from previous shoots.

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Please contact or ring us on +44 1578 722430 for further details.