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The Great British Food Festival 14th-15th September

Set on the lawns at Floors Castle, there will be 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!


New this week in the garden at Floors

This week in our garden blog, Head Gardener at Floors Castle, Andrew Simmons, focuses on an exciting plant trial currently being undertaken for the Royal Horticultural Society.


This week in our walled garden…

The garden is always changing and there are lots of new tasks keeping our talented team busy each day.

This week, Head Gardener, Andrew Simmons and his team are focusing on removing spent flowers from herbaceous plants in the Spring border. As we catch up with Andrew for our latest blog, he gives an insight into why this is done and the benefits to the garden.


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!


Schools Countryside Day wins Fallago support

The Duke of Roxburghe was thrilled to be able to announce this fantastic grant!

The Fund shares the benefits of Fallago Rig Wind Farm with projects across the Borders and will support the Schools Countryside Day for the next three years, enabling over 1200 primary 5 pupils from 60 schools to learn about farming, food production and rural life.


Floors Castle: Voted as one of the UK’s ‘Best 100 Gardens’

The team were thrilled to discover this week that our Walled Garden has been voted as one of 'The Best 100 Gardens' to visit.

The Walled Garden at Floors Castle is simply spectacular and its traditional Scottish borders are regarded as some of the finest examples that exist today.


What’s new in the garden this week?

Spring is such an exciting time in the Walled Garden with so much to discover and enjoy ech week. Head Gardener at Floors Castle, Andrew Simmons, reveals what the team have been busy working on and what to keep an eye out for during your visit over the next week or two..


We’re now open for the season!

On the 19th of April the golden gates were opened once more and we welcomed visitors from near and far on a very sunny Easter Weekend.


Scottish Café Awards 2019 Finalist

We're delighted to announce that The Terrace Café at Floors Castle & Gardens has been shortlisted into the finals at The Scottish Café Awards 2019.


Afternoon Tea at Floors Castle

Afternoon Tea is available at The Terrace Café at Floors Castle 7 days a week.

Our homemade Afternoon Tea will be made and prepared for you by Head Chef to The Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe.


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