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Browsing Posts published on July 11, 2017



Floors Castle, Kelso, Scotland

Today, our focus was places and activities in and around Kelso in the Scottish Borders region.

Floors Castle

Firstly, we all visited the magnificent Floors Castle which is the largest inhabited house in Scotland being home to the Tenth Duke of Roxburghe and family. The Castle was built in 1721 to design by Robert Adam with subsequent enlargement in 1830s to design of William Playfair. Inside are paintings, porcelain, tapestries and furniture plus insights into the family’s history.

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Tour group at Castleton Cemetery with family gravemarker.

This morning, July 10th., we commenced our tour in Edinburgh New Town where tour group was collected from lodgings.

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