What’s On at Floors Castle

Throughout the year we run an exciting events program to keep all entertained. Our annual Mass Pipe Band Day, Easter Activities, exhilarating Horse Trials and country fairs to name a few. This year we will also be introducing new workshops, walks and tours for outdoor and garden enthusiasts, as well as new entertainment programs to keep the little ones entertained and educated on our historic estate and the great outdoors. We are continually enhancing our attraction to offer you and your family the best day out in Scotland! From our Castle Tour with guides on hand to point out our special castle features, to our stunning gardens and Queen Victoria’s tea house, to exploring the outdoors with wonderful woodland and riverside walks. Families: We are a family friendly attraction and offer kids adventures with our adventure playground, special activities and menus. Four Legged Friends: Our grounds are also dog-friendly, with tie up / water points and alfresco dining so they needn’t be shut in the car. Dining: The Walled Gardens & Terrace café are open daily all year round. The Castle, Gardens and Grounds Open daily from 1st May to 30th September.

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Wuthering Heights open-air theatre at Floors Castle, Kelso
Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Floors Castle is delighted to be working with Chapter House Theatre Company to present a magical open-air garden theatre event in the grounds of Floors Castle this summer.

Join us on Tuesday, 23rd July 2019 for a truly memorable evening of entertainment and see Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights performed in magnificent surroundings.

Flower Arranging from the Garden
Wednesday 24th July, 10.30am – 1pm

Arrange Flowers from the Garden with floristry expert, Laura Eberst.

A guide to creating a beautiful hand-tied bouquet using flowers from the herbaceous borders at Floors Castle.

In this exciting workshop Learn how to condition and arrange flowers from the garden, whilst making the most of your vases and containers at home.

With the expert guidance of Laura, create a pretty posy to take home and enjoy!

Herbaceous Borders with Andrew Simmons
Wednesday 14th August, 10.30am – 1pm

This inspiring workshop will focus on the colour themes of the herbaceous borders at Floors Castle. Andrew Simmons, Head Gardener, will show you around the borders, explaining his vision for their design and how they are maintained.

Massed Pipe Band day
Sunday 25th August 2019

A fantastic day out for the whole family.

Join hundreds of spectators at Floors Castle and prepare to be marvelled at our annual Massed Pipe Band day. A long-established Castle tradition, this memorable day out originally initiated by the present Duke’s father is not to be missed.

Great British Food Festival at Floors Castle
14th - 15th September 2019

Set on the lawns at the stunning Floors Castle, we have over 75 food, drink and gift stalls, tasty street food, lovely bars, chef demos, artisan talks, children's activities and entertainment and live music all day.

Join us for a fabulous, family day out, 10am-5pm both days.

Pruning climbing plants with Andrew Simmons
Wednesday 18th September, 10.30am – 1pm

Our last workshop of the season will demonstrate how climbing plants and wall shrubs such as Hydrangea and Wisteria are pruned. Andrew will also show the work that is carried out on the roses in the castle gardens, which are growing on poles and chains.

We will discuss the common problem with climbing roses when all the growth is at the top of the wall, and we will demonstrate how the climbing Rose Sander’s White in the walled garden is trained, ensuring the wall is completely covered to create a beautiful floral display.

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