Tour Scotland Castle Venlaw Hotel. A luxury country boutique hotel set in the heart of the beautiful Scottish Borders, this stunning period property is ideally set just 22 miles away from the historic city of Edinburgh. Built in 1742, the Castle Venlaw Hotel in Peebles, Scotland, has been operating as a country boutique hotel since 1949. Here you can be assured of a unique, wonderful experience combined with the warmest of welcomes and a superb level of service. Nestled in some 12 acres of woodlands, the Castle Hotel's private gardens extend onto the famous and well kept Venlaw Woods which boasts a beautifully designed tree-trail, enabling you to enjoy the stunning countryside views and walks. Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travelers have to say at TripAdvisor.