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Floors Castle & Gardens

The ancestral and current home of the Duke of Roxburghe, Floors castle was built between 1721 and 1726 by Scottish architect William Adam. Open to the public for over 40 years, the stories of ten generations of the Roxburghe family are embellished by a treasure trove of furniture, tapestries, carpets and artwork.

Where is Floors Castle & Gardens located?

Floors castle is located on a natural terrace overlooking the beautiful River Tweed, with views to the south across rolling countryside towards the Cheviot Hills and the border with England. Close by is the historic market town of Kelso, with its picturesque square, shops restaurants and cafes.

What style of garden is Floors Castle & Gardens?

Visitors can find a number of different elements at Floors Castle Gardens, from the walled garden, with plenty of interest throughout the season, to the glasshouses growing plants for the Castle interiors. There is also a Kitchen Garden and a new Tapestry Garden to enjoy.

What can guests enjoy at Floors Castle & Gardens?

Visit the historic Castle, the largest inhabited house in Scotland, take in the beautiful Gardens before a delicious lunch at the Terrace Cafe. Follow way-marked trails through the woods or down to the river, all set in the stunning landscape of the Scottish Borders.

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Dog friendly grounds and gardens.

Top facilities

Dog/Pet friendly

Parking Available

Disabled Access


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An unexpected highlight, and one of the best castles in the area.

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This was our 1st visit, but won't be the last!! We are going to buy an annual pass on our next visit - looking forward to seeing the changing seasons in the fabulous gardens. The Castle is beautiful, the staff are very knowledgeable & friendly. We worth visiting.

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Fabulous house and gardens.

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Fantastic Castle and gardens, well worth a visit, dog friendly cafe.

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This is such a beautiful place. Both the grounds and the house are very well cared for and so interesting. I especially liked the bird room, beautiful taxidermy birds in beautiful glass cabinets. Also for an added treat try to drive either in or out of the back exit, you get a bit of a sense of just...

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Facilities & information


Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly




Disabled Access

Guided Tours

Parking Available


Extra info

Garden Acreage: 25

Open Times: Gardens and Terrace Café open all year round- 10.30am – 5-00pm, April – October. 10.30am – 4.00pm November- March

Price Details: Gardens & Grounds only: Adult £6.50, Child (8-16) £3.00, Family £16.50 (2 + 2) Group Rates available.


01573 223333
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Roxburghe Estate Office, Kelso, Scottish Borders, KelsoTD5 7SF, United Kingdom

Approximately one hour drive from Edinburgh and Newcastle.

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