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Floors Castle & Gardens

At the heart of the Roxburghe Estate, one of the most outstanding stately homes Scotland has to offer.

Kelso, Roxburghshire TD5 7SF

Floors Castle in Scotland
Free for members
Facilities
  • Bike storage facilities
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Easily accessible without car
  • Free parking
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Pet friendly
  • Picnic area
  • Shop
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

What could be better than exploring a beautiful Scottish Castle? Built by architect William Adam in 1721, Floors Castle is Scotland’s largest inhabited Castle and home to the 11th Duke of Roxburghe.

An architectural masterpiece inside and out, the Castle houses a marvellous collection of fine art and porcelain for you to enjoy, including paintings by Matisse and our famous Belgian tapestries.

The Gardens are a delight to explore with fine herbaceous borders, fruit trees and meandering paths. The Walled Garden is a showpiece of seasonal colour and interest. A summer house built in 1867 for Queen Victoria’s visit sits overlooking the Millennium Garden.

You can also explore the wonderful surroundings by foot or bicycle when you try our woodland walks and cycle trail. Enjoy magnificent views of the Castle, parkland and countryside flanked by the River Tweed.

Shop for local goods and gifts and eat at one of our fine cafes offering delights from the Castle’s kitchen.

Opening Times

2022

Easter Weekend – 30 September: Daily, 10:30am – 5:00pm.

Gardens, Terrace Cafe & Apple Shed Gift Shop: Open 10:30am – 4:00pm.

Please visit Floors Castle website for updated timings and special events or closure dates.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

See their website to double check their opening times

Admission

Historic Houses members visit for free.

Castle, Gardens & Grounds
Adult: £15.00
Child: £Free

We are dog friendly! Dogs on leads are very welcome throughout the grounds and gardens (no dogs inside the castle please).

Group Visits

Floors Castle is a great option for a group visit either with a guided tour or independently at the 5 star visitor attraction of leisure and our guides help to make the tour extra special with their knowledge, enthusiasm and friendly approach.

The Castle, the outstanding gardens including the famous walled garden, the exceptional food prepared in the Castle kitchen makes for a wonderful day out.

To book or to make an enquiry, please contact enquiries@floorscastle.com or call 01573 227660.

Educational Visits

Come and explore the Gardens and Grounds of Floors Castle. See what wildlife you can spot on the woodland walks.

School groups can also step inside the Castle and explore the grand rooms at their own leisure.

Accessibility
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

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Floors Castle Kelso Drawing Room with tapestries and fireplace

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