Borthwick Castle

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Borthwick Castle
Visiting and staying at the Borthwick Castle Hotel provides a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the heritage of Scotland whilst touring or visiting the country on your vacation or holiday. Now everyone has the opportunity to stay in one of the magnificent Scottish castles. Experience a sense of history and enjoy the luxurious surroundings of Borthwick Castle Hotel in the beautiful country of Scotland. A 15th-century castle with beautiful and historic interiors which was built in 1430. The history of the castle dates back hundreds of years and one of its illustrious visitors was Mary Queen of Scots.

 
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Hotel Facts and Information - Borthwick Castle

  • The address and contact details of Borthwick Castle Hotel - 30 mins away from Edinburgh
    • Borthwick Castle Hotel & RestaurantNorth Middleton
      Midlothian
      EH23 4QY
      Scotland
    • Phone: +44 (0) 1875 820 514
    • Fax: +44 (0) 1875 821 702
    • Email: enquiries@borthwickcastle.com 
  • The hotel location and setting:
    • The Borthwick Castle Hotel is located in a beautiful Scottish setting on the shores of Lough Corrib, which is the second largest lake in Scotland, in the picturesque village of Cong. The hotel is set amidst acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and forests
  • Attractions near Borthwick Hotel:
    • Castles in Midlothian
      • Edinburgh Castle
      • Holyrood Palace
      • Borthwick
      • Castlelaw Fort
      • Crichton
      • Dalhousie
      • Dalkeith Palace
      • Hawthornden
      • Roslin
    • Places of interest near Borthwick Castle Hotel
      • Edinburgh including the Royal Mile, the New Town and the Scottish Parliament
      • Rosslyn Chapel
      • The Scottish Mining Museum
      • Butterfly & Insect World
      • Scottish Seabird Centre
      • Hillend Ski Centre
      • Newbattle Abbey
      • Pentland Hills
      • Roslin Glen Country Park
      • Tyne-Esk Walk
      • Vogrie Country Park
      • Wallace's Cave, Water of Leith 
  • Number of rooms - 10 at Borthwick Castle Hotel
    • Tea and Coffee making facilities
    • Hairdryer
  • General hotel facilities at Borthwick Hotel:
    • Dining Room
    • Bar
    • Conference room
    • Room Service
  • Sporting Facilities at, or nearby, Borthwick Castle Hotel:
    • Golf Course - 18-hole golf course
    • Clay pigeon shooting
    • Horse riding
    • Falconry
    • Tennis
    • Archery
    • Fishing
  • Special Features at Borthwick Hotel
    • Various forms of entertainment including Pipers, Pipe Bands, Harpists, Scottish Dancers, Musicians and bands and Storytellers
  • Weddings at Borthwick Hotel
    • Romantic Weddings can be arranged at Borthwick Castle

Scottish Castle Building - Borthwick Castle
The design and building of Borthwick Castle was dictated by the architecture and requirements prevalent in the century that the castle was built:

  • 11th century castle building instigated by the Normans and started with wooden Motte and Bailey designs, moving on to stone castles
  • 12th & 13th centuries - Massive stone Castles
  • 14th - The Tower House Castles were introduced
  • 15th - L Shape Tower House Castles
  • 16th & 17th - Artillery Forts and Garrisons
  • S18th, 19th & 20th - Fairytale style romantic castles

It is interesting to discover when the castle was built and which style applied to the building of Borthwick Castle when you take your holiday or vacation.

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