See latest creations by the Woodneuk team, formerly part of the workshop of the late Borders’ craftsman Tim Stead. On display is furniture crafted from the finest hardwoods, mainly elm and oak, as well as burr elm sculptures by David Lightly.Find out more
All entry to this event will be through our Farm Entrance from the B6397 (Sat Nav Postcode TD5 7RN) and ALL car parking will be at our Garden/Terrace Café Car park. Tickets can be purchased from our website and on the day from our Gardens Ticket Kiosk only, you will receive your Halloween Trail map, you will then proceed to the start of the trail that will be clearly signposted. **Access to the Walled Garden and Children’s Play Park is included with your Halloween Trail ticket.
Our Terrace Café will be open as always for lunches and snacks and The Queen Victoria House will open as a pop-up Take-away Café throughout the duration of the Halloween Trail to serve warming Soup, Hot-dogs and Children’s Lunch Bags along with hot and cold drinks including hot chocolate and Chef’s delicious non-alcoholic and alcoholic Mulled Wine.
Simon McManus, Head Gardener at Floors Castle will demonstrate how climbing plants and wall shrubs such as Hydrangea and Wisteria are pruned. We will also demonstrate how the roses on chains in the Castle Gardens are maintained and the work that is done over winter on our climbing roses. We will also discuss and answer any questions regarding the pruning of shrubs and maintenance of herbaceous borders.
This unique workshop is open to everyone and will be followed with a delicious choice of Homemade Soup, Sandwiches and Quiche if you attend the morning session for lunch or an Afternoon Tea if you attend the morning session for lunch or an Afternoon Tea if you attend the afternoon session, both served in the Terrace café after your Workshop. Also included in the ticket price is entrance to the Gardens which you can wander and enjoy at your leisure after your workshop.
Prepare to be enchanted as Monteviot House & Gardens unveils its inaugural winter light trail event, Monteviot Lights, illuminating the natural beauty of the Scottish Borders on nine dates between November 30th to December 10th, 2023. This captivating spectacle promises to be a magical experience for families and visitors of all ages.
Monteviot Lights is not just another light show; it's a unique opportunity to witness the first lighting and audio spectacle in the heart of the Scottish Borders. Unlike traditional light installations, Monteviot Lights embraces the natural backdrop of Monteviot Gardens, accentuating the beauty of nature itself. Visitors are in for a treat, with an unforgettable evening of wonder and enchantment. Join us at Monteviot Lights for a winter wonderland like no other. For more information, ticket bookings, and updates, visit our website www.monteviotlights.co.uk
On her final visit of the year talented professional local photographer, Stella Lathangie will be visiting Floors Castle again. Stella will be running outdoor Mini Portrait Sessions in the beautiful Walled Gardens, fabulous gift for loved ones, perfect for Christmas!
The great thing about Winter for your family photo shoot is the light, enabling Stella to capture beautiful, natural images. Even when the sun isn’t out there is still a lovely quality to the light that you just don’t get at other times of the year.
Our fun and relaxed portrait sessions are a great opportunity to get a special family photograph taken. Dogs are welcome too – the pawfect opportunity to get a professional photo of your four-legged friend.