Getting Here & Opening Times


We are on the outskirts of Kelso, a vibrant market town in the Scottish Borders. The area offers a fascinating mix of busy historic towns, views of rolling hills and plenty of places to stop and explore. Perfect for a day out from Edinburgh, Glasgow or Newcastle. Also enjoy Kelso Abbey, Kelso Cathedral, the ruins of Roxburghe Castle and Kelso Ridge.


How to get to Floors Castle

Location Postcode – TD5 7SF.  Floors Castle, Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland. Once you are in Kelso, please look for the many tourist signs ‘Floors Castle’ that are dotted around the market town and approach roads. Please refer to the Google map below.

Entrances: We have two entrances to the Castle and Estate. The main gates and driveway are open in Spring and Summer offering you stunning views of the castle as you enter and arrive at our free parking site.  In Winter months and to access the Terrace Cafe we ask guests to join us through our rear gates. Sat nav will direct you to our front gates.

By Road: There are three major trunk roads within the Scottish Borders; the A1 in the East, the A7 and the A68 in the Central Borders.

By Rail: The Scottish Borders is accessible by train on the East Coast rail line between London and Edinburgh stopping at Berwick-Upon-Tweed which lies approximately half an hour away.  Public transport operates from the town.  The stunning Borders Railway line stretches for 30 miles and takes just 55 minutes from Edinburgh city centre, through Midlothian to Tweedbank in the Scottish Borders. Public transport again operates from Tweedbank and Floors Castle is approximately 25 minutes drive away. www.bordersrailway.co.uk

To plan your visit using public transport please visit www.travelinescotland.com

Opening times 2017

Castle and Grounds
14 April to 17 April (Easter) 11.00am – 5:00pm
28 April to 1 October 11.00am – 5:00pm
October (Weekends Only) 11.00am – 5:00pm
Gardens and Terrace Café
1 January to 26 March 10:30am – 4:00pm
27 March to 29 October 10:30am – 5:00pm
30 October to 31st December 10:30am – 4:00pm
Christmas and New Year Opening times in the Gardens and Terrace Café
24 December 10.30am - 3pm
25 December to 26 December Closed
27 December to 30 December 10.30am - 4pm
31 December 10.30am - 3pm
1 January to 2 January Closed
3 January to 7 January 10.30am - 4pm
8 January to 11 January Closed

Scotland’s Largest Inhabited Castle