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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Mother's Day Prosecco Afternoon Tea

Make Mother's Day extra special this year. Join us in the Terrace Café on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st of March and treat your Mum to our scrumptious homemade Floors Castle Afternoon Tea. Made and prepared on site in our kitchen by Head Chef to The Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe.


This very special afternoon tea includes:
Our delicate sandwiches with a variety of fillings, freshly prepared mini scones, Castle homemade cakes and petit fours.

*£19.95 per person served with prosecco
*£15.95 per person served with tea and coffee

Also, as an extra treat from us, ALL Mothers will go free in our gardens for this weekend.

If you have any specific dietary requests, please do get in touch to discuss your requirements.

Booking is essential as all of our afternoon teas are made to order, therefore reservations must be made 24 hours in advance by calling The Terrace Cafe 01573 225714

 

Innovative ways to manage your vegetable garden with Andrew Simmons
Wednesday 12th June, 10.30am – 1pm

The perfect workshop for the budding gardener.

Join Andrew Simmons, Head Gardener at Floors Castle, in an informative behind the scenes workshop. Discover how our thriving vegetable garden is managed and the secrets of our gardening teams innovative thinking.

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.

Learn how to condition and arrange flowers from your 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.

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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