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Floors Castle

| Roxburghe Estates, Kelso TD5 7SF, Scotland
+44 1573 223333
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Warmest of Welcomes

Floors castle is Straight out of the storybooks from childhood with countless turrets topped with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Charles_P_U177QK
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Kelso, United Kingdom
Lovely!

We only had coffee in the terrace cafe,(,no visit to the castle this time).,We were immediately,on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Penowl5
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Peebles, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“walled garden” (99 reviews)
“terrace cafe” (38 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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"beautiful building"
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"extensive grounds"
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"family photos"
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"play area"
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Reviewed yesterday

Floors castle is Straight out of the storybooks from childhood with countless turrets topped with verdigris domes. Inside is a welcoming home albeit gloriously appointed with collections of truly beautiful furnishings, porcelain and artwork. The welcome provided by the staff is the main attraction however....More

Thank Charles_P_U177QK
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Reviewed yesterday

We only had coffee in the terrace cafe,(,no visit to the castle this time).,We were immediately,on entering greeted by a lovely lady who asked if we would like to sit outside(,it was a lovely day) We were then served,promptly two delicious cappuccinos and fruit scones!...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Floors Castle is a lovely castle with awesome trails to see the gardens and different parts of the estate. I enjoyed walking to the castle from my B&B (Coppertree B&B)......great views on the historic bridge before you get to Kelso Abbey all the way by...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wine to this beautiful Castle last week. We were told when we visited the castle that there was live. Guides in each room. Well if we had not been told we would not have guessed as they stood silently. Pleasant and helpful man in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was lovley. So beautiful and picturesque Lovley day out with family and friends always worth a wander round

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first holiday in the borders and Floors Castle was on our list of places to visit and we were not disappointed. We started off with a coffee in the cafe near to the castle, lovely friendly and helpful staff. We then did the Woodland...More

1  Thank Alyson B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At £11.50 each I do think it is expensive. We walked around the gardens, we did the river walk and the castle in just over two hours and that was not rushing. A lot of inside the castle you can't see as someone lives there...More

Thank cazzzie987
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is stunning. The grounds and house are immaculate. The cafe is stunning, and the food was excellent. All the staff we encountered were delightful and extremely helpful, offering excellent knowledge of the place and items in the house. We had a great day...More

Thank Kim S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This castle is set in stunning grounds. We visited on a sunny day which made the garden sights all that much the better especially in the walled garden. The interior is well laid out and extremely interesting made even better by the fact that the...More

Thank Terry W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So grand! Loved this castle/mansion. We saw four Bentleys too. Great location. Very informative docents. Great views, nice gift shop. They know Andrew, the Queen’s son. So cool!

Thank Caroline H
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sam01-A-86
18 June 2018|
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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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