The hotel "Witchery by the Castle" is located at the top of Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile. It has developed a world-wide reputation for its excellent dining experience, showcasing the best of Scotland's produce in the most charming of settings.
The Witchery by the Castle is as whimsical and magical as its own name suggests. Nestled amidst the historic streets of Edinburgh's Old Town, the hotel features 9 unique and theatrical suites, each one distinctively decorated and appointed with the most lavish antique furniture. From lush velvet materials to opulent and romantic interiors, this boutique hotel will make your stay as unique and memorable as possible.
The Witchery was established by James Thomson, one of the most famous restaurant owners in Scotland, at a historic building at the gates of Edinburgh Castle. It takes its name from the hundreds of women burned at the stake as witches on Castlehill during the 16th and 17th centuries. The Witchery occupies a substantial 16th century building, Boswell’s Court, named after a former resident, James Boswell. With its antique-filled suites secreted within dreamy 16th-century building, guests are swept into an opulent, Gothic fantasy.