We are open for guided tours Tuesdays - Sundays (10:30am and 14:30pm).

Tours last approximately 1.15 hours. Tickets may be available to purchase on the day, however these are subject to availability and we strongly advise booking tickets online and in advance from our EventBrite page.

In other news - we have teamed up with award-winning Lauder restaurant Firebrick Brasserie to offer Afternoon Tea experiences.  The new Afternoon Tea experiences will be served in the Castle’s historic Victorian Kitchen. The menu consists of a selection of finger sandwiches made using homemade bread and locally sourced ingredients for the fillings, and a selection of mouthwatering sweet treats. 

We are located just off the A68 in Lauder within the Scottish Borders. Thirlestane Castle is easily accessible and has plenty of parking.



We are open for guided tours Tuesday - Sunday (10:30 & 14:30). Pre-booking is advised.
For information on tour prices and times, and booking details please follow the link below.

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There are always exciting things going on at Thirlestane Castle from upcoming events to new collections.

Check what's been happening in our news section or read archived articles.

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Maintenance of the castle and vital restorative work would not be possible without your generous support.

We're always looking for volunteers to help share Thirlestane's stories.

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Thirlestane Castle is a member of the Big Houses in the Scottish Borders - a group that works together to promote and represent the historic houses and castles across the region.

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