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All dogs travel free, small or large
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About this property

What better place to stay when visiting Edinburgh with your pup than the newly revamped and dog-friendly Melville Castle - combining real Scottish grandeur with original touches. Wind your way along the tree-lined drive to discover a turreted Castle set in 54 acres of gorgeous grounds for you and your dog to explore. Each of the castle’s 33 bedrooms and suites are individually styled, many with four-poster beds. The bustling city of Edinburgh is just a few minutes drive away and Edinburgh - visit Edinburgh Castle, walk the Royal Mile, visit dog-friendly Holyrood Park and climb up Arthur’s Seat for a fabulous view of the city with your faithful friend by your side.

Dine with Your Dog

You can dine with your dog in the delightful Library bar, with gorgeous views of the garden, lounge, or conservatory area. Or if you would rather leave your furry friend in your room after a busy days of sightseeing, you can dine in the Brasserie restaurant, located in the cosy vaulted cellars of Melville Castle which features burgundy walls, a crackling fire and candle lit tables and serving fabulous Scottish fayre.

Bow wow factor

The Castle’s 54-acre estate is the perfect pet playground for your dog providing a wonderfully warm Scottish welcome in all areas of the Castle and gardens!

Need to know

Car Parking
Car Parking
City
City
Dine With Pet
Dine With Pet
Family Rooms
Family Rooms
Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Facilities
Restaurant
Restaurant
Satellite Television
Satellite Television
WiFi
WiFi

Bedrooms & Suites

All the dog-friendly bedrooms have been recently revamped. The bedrooms include tea, coffee, biscuits, toiletries from The Scottish Fine Soaps Company. large SMART TV. and free WiFi. Junior suites have even more room to relax - these recently revamped suites are uniquely designed with most featuring a mezzanine level. The main dog-friendly suite is show-stopping in every way featuring; a giant copper tub for two, his & hers basins, spacious rainfall shower and sumptuous private sitting room.

Classic Room

Each Classic Room is individual and are grand in design. Ornate wallcoverings adorn the walls and there are plush furnishings aplenty. These recently revamped dreaming dens have large double beds. They are dressed in dreamy soft bedding and the bathrooms feature powerful showers.
Accommodates

2 adults   2 pets  

Superior Room

Light-filled superior castle rooms are as sumptuous as they are spacious. Resplendent interiors, with statement decor that compliment the sweeping garden views.
Accommodates

2 adults   2 pets  

Junior Suite

Relax and make yourself at home in your private living area and bed down in your large double bed. With even more room to relax, these recently revamped suites are uniquely designed with most featuring a mezzanine level. All have SMART TVs in the living area and bedroom, and each has a Nespresso machine for that premium coffee experience!
Accommodates

2 adults   2 pets  

One Bedroom Suite

Put romance on the menu with this suite in the castle’s West Wing - this suite features the best bathroom in the whole castle and a dreamy four-poster bed! Stay in the castle's one-bedroom suite for refined relaxation at its finest. This suite is showstopping in every way, with a giant copper tub for two, a sumptuous private sitting room, and an Nespresso machine for premium coffees. With private access to the castle's gardens, making it a perfect dog-friendly getaway.
Accommodates

2 adults   2 pets  

Dog-Friendly Nearby

Your dog will love exploring the vast grounds of Melville Castle but there are also plenty of dog-friendly attractions nearby. Your pup will love Dalkeith Country Park - a gorgeous park with beautiful walking trails and some of the most stunning scenery in Midlothian. You can also walk the Royal Mile visiting dog-friendly pubs and cafes like the Royal Mile Tavern or the City Cafe along the way - Or for a spectacular view of the city and a good hill walk with your pet then Arthur's Seat is a must. This iconic landmark, standing at 251m tall, is a dormant volcano and the highest peak in Holyrood Park - a 640 acre Royal Park adjacent to Holyrood Palace. The park is also dog-friendly.

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