Hawthornden Castle

Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland EH18 1EG. Tel.: 011-44-31-440-2180. Castle built in the Middle Ages with additional work dating to 1638. 4 week residencies for up to 5 writers at a time between February and December. No fees, room and board provided but fellows responsible for own travel and other expenses. (literary arts)