Melville Castle, once home to the influential Dundas family, is set within a
50 acre estate of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the river
Located just 20 minutes' drive from Edinburgh’s city centre this luxurious
castle offers the tranquillity of a country setting on the doorstep of this
The 32 classically styled bedrooms offer all the luxury & comfort you
deserve and our friendly team will take pleasure in catering to all your
requirements during your stay.
The Castle provides Bed and Breakfast accommodation and there is a cellar
restaurant which offers Scottish food with a classical French twist.
At one time the hunting seat of Mary Queen of Scots, the Castle was
commissioned by the first Viscount Melville in 1791 for entertaining, which
it continues to do to this day.
We have ample free parking and a frequent 24 hour bus service to Edinburgh
from the bus stop at the Castle Gates. Complimentary city maps and bus
timetable are available at reception
Whether lounging with a drink next to a crackling fire in our library bar,
or relaxing over a game of croquet on the lawn, we are sure you will enjoy
your stay with us!