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Floors Castle

| Roxburghe Estates, Kelso TD5 7SF, Scotland
+44 1573 223333
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What a thoroughly lovely trip to Floors Castle and gardens. I was slightly worried we wouldn't get... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kim B
Wonderful house with exquisite artwork and grounds

Floors is a beautiful stately home set within beautiful gardens and a lovely view all around. The... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
StevieBoy994
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5 star visitor attraction in the Scottish Borders and the largest inhabited castle in Scotland.Built in 1721 in the historic town of Kelso, Floors Castle is home to the 10th Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe. Its spectacular state rooms display an outstanding collection of paintings, tapestries and furniture, enhanced with family photos. Within the grounds, there is much to see and do including riverside and woodland walks, adventure playgrounds, two cafe's and gift shops . The gardens include a woodland plantation, a french style parterre and a traditional walled gardens renowned for its herbaceous borders together with a children's adventure playground.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“walled garden” (96 reviews)
“terrace cafe” (39 reviews)
“family home” (35 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Roxburghe Estates, Kelso TD5 7SF, Scotland
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+44 1573 223333
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"stately home"
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"extensive grounds"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a thoroughly lovely trip to Floors Castle and gardens. I was slightly worried we wouldn't get our money's worth, as I'm recovering from surgery, so am a bit short on stamina. However, the walk between the house and the walled gardens was manageable, indeed...More

Thank Kim B
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Floors is a beautiful stately home set within beautiful gardens and a lovely view all around. The house was very well presented with some incredible artwork, furniture and items collected over the years. All of the guides were incredibly knowledgeable and welcoming. A must visit...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

exceptional building, very nice gardens , re interiors i have seen more amazing palaces, but still worth a visit, definitely

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We visit Floors Castle every time we are up in Kelso with our dog whilst holidaying in Coldingham, it is lovely to just have a walk around the gardens and a coffee in the restaurant, we will return

Thank lunnys
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Called in on Easter Bank Holiday Monday and it was snowing(wet snow) with temperatures of about 2-3 Celsius, not the conditions for wandering around gardens or grounds. So we were a bit suprised that we could not buy a ticket for the Castle only, the...More

1  Thank Andrew W
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Been here many many times over many years and always meaning to write a review as consistently good with excellent service and very good value - this is the restaurant near where the old garden centre used to be but that is now turned into...More

Thank Stephen F
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I used to like this place but yesterday was not good , my husband got his starter and I waited a good 10 mins for mine coming which meant my husband was almost finished his , service was very slow . Time to find somewhere...More

2  Thank Betty F
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place. Would love to go back and see inside the castle We just looked around grounds admiring all the beautiful snowdrops. Lovely cafe serving excellent home made food. Delicious cakes. My friend and I were really impressed by the friendliness of the...More

Thank shelagh67
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Our yearly visit to this amazing property and fabulous grounds The events are always well planned and a highly professional team run the estate which shows along with fab shop and food

Thank Aaron B
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful castle and grounds. A must for people visiting this area of Scotland. My family loved it to bits. Lovely garden and loads of flowers. Well kept grounds. Shop and coffee shop on site. Lovely drive to the castle. Would defo recommend to...More

Thank Molviuk
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Sdshot
10 August 2017|
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Response from Tracy R | Property representative |
If you purchase your tickets online you will need to bring along your ticket confirmation. On arrival you will then be given your entry ticket. Usually we don't have huge queues of traffic at the gates so if you would... More
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Carol M
27 October 2016|
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Response from Tracy R | Property representative |
Carol, Thanks for posting your question. Floors Castle is largely accessible and we welcome visitors with different access requirements, however, due to the historic nature of the Castle and it's grounds, disabled access is... More
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debbie d
30 April 2016|
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Response from Lou R | Property representative |
Yes, no problem with dogs on the Estate. There are some super walks to explore in the grounds, woodlands and riverside. All we ask is that they are kept on a lead. We have water bowls outside the cafes for them too. Hope... More
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