Floors Castle


Roxburghe Estates Office, Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7SF

    Floors Castle, the largest inhabited castle in Scotland is one of the leading visitor attractions in the Scottish Borders and home to the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe and their family.

    Floors Castle, Scotland's largest inhabited Castle and one of the leading visitor attractions in the Scottish Borders. 

    Floors Castle has been welcoming visitors, groups and special interest tours for over 40 years and one of its main attractions is that it is still a family home.

    Situated approximately one hour’s drive from Edinburgh and Newcastle.  Visit and explore the collection of fine art, porcelain, newly restored tapestries, grand rooms and superb views over the River Tweed and the Cheviot Hills.  Built by leading architect William Adam in 1721 for the 1st Duke of Roxburghe, it has undergone periodic changes to create the dramatic building you see today.

    A great day out for all.  Shop in our Castle Gift Shop or visit the Castle Kitchen and Deli at the Terrace Cafe and Plant Centre within the Walled Garden.  The children can let off steam in our Adventure Playground whilst you enjoy delicious Castle made food prepared by the Duke and Duchess own personal Chef.

    Castle, Grounds & Gardens open 1 May to 25 October 2015.  Open Daily.

    The Terrace Café and Plant centre – open all year.



    Opening Times
    2015 Opening Times
    1 May 2015 - 25 Oct 2015

    Floors Castle will be open for the new season from Easter April 3rd to 6th and then through from May 1st to October 25th 2015


    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Kiosk/ Shop
    • Lunch Available
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Restaurant
    • Self Service
    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Toilets

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • Gift Shop
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities

    Payment Methods

    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Free Parking On-Site


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • ASVA Member
    • Closed Circuit TV
    • Level Access
    • Picnic Area


    • Rural Location
    • Town Location

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome Please contact the Estate Office to book your party in
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome Please contact the Estate Office to book your group in.
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Berwick-Upon-Tweed Railway Station, follow signs to Kelso off A1.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport, follow city by-pass, take A68 south, follow sign for Kelso and Floors Castle.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the gift shop
      • the information point
      • the ticket issuing point

    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :
      • cafeteria
      • restaurant
    • Catering staff provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements


    • There is a lift

    Attraction Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 8
      • There is a handrail by the steps


    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility
    • There is an audible alarm system
    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for wheelchair users
      • some routes
    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • some routes
    • Wheelchairs or other mobility aids provided
    • Good colour / tonal contrast used throughout the attraction e.g. doors contrast strongly with floors/walls
    • Clear signage throughout the attraction (e.g. colour contrasted, large lettering, use of pictograms etc.)
    • Lighting effective throughout the attraction for visually impaired visitors e.g. pools of light and dark areas are avoided


    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • with a ramp
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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