A relaxing stay at Edinburgh's only castle hotel, with breakfast and dinner includedStaying in a bona fide Scottish castle and feeling suitably smug about it
Enjoying the 50 acres of private grounds and woodland
The beautifully restored 18th-century features throughout the hotel
Partaking in archery, clay-pigeon shooting and other quintessentially rural activities available
What To Know
Free WiFi and continental breakfast
Barman John is great for drink suggestions and a laugh
The castle serves daily afternoon tea
Parking on site
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An 18th-century castle on the outskirts of Edinburgh, with breakfast, dinner and late check-out included
Commanding attention within 50 acres of beautiful woodland, Melville Castle is an 18th-century, country-house hotel, just a 20-minute drive from the center of Edinburgh. Perched on the outskirts of the city, Melville – Edinburgh's only castle hotel – trumpets both a scenic setting and an ideal location close to the city’s culture and buzz. This historic four-star property is an ideal base for both a relaxing rural idyll or a European city getaway.
At this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner, you'll find original features, gorgeous views of the surrounding landscape and luxurious rooms. Beyond the stylish décor and traditional touches, you can throw yourself into the countryside activities on offer, like clay-pigeon shooting, archery and axe-throwing. Start off your day as a true hearty Scot, tearing into a full Scottish breakfast complete with patty scones, haggis and locally sourced sausages.
Combining luxurious features with the traditional elegance of an 18th-century castle estate, Melville Castle offers a sophisticated stay in your Classic room. The room is classically furnished, with crisp linen sheets, fluffy white towels and gorgeous woodland views.
The Brasserie Restaurant & Cellar Bar serves up delicious fare using locally sourced ingredients, ranging from hearty breakfasts to idyllic evening meals. Indulge in afternoon tea to the backdrop of the beautiful castle grounds, too.
Perched on the outskirts of Edinburgh, Melville Castle sits within 50 acres of gorgeous private woodland. With plenty of space, the grounds are popular for horse-riding, trekking and clay-pigeon shooting. Despite its ideal rural location, the Castle is only a 20-minute drive from Edinburgh's bustling city center.