Kelso, Scottish Borders
Meal(s) Included: Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodations: Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian
Day Trip to the Scottish Borders
Fuel up on breakfast at the hotel before embarking on your day trip to the Scottish Borders to spend the day at the stunning Floors Castle.
Coffee and Tea Reception at Floors Castle
Start your day with a delightful reception where you'll enjoy the exclusive experience of being served tea and cookies by the Private Butler of the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe, who call Floors Castle their home.
Floors Castle and Gardens Tour
Experience a day surrounded by all things royal as Adventurers embark on a privately guided tour of Floors Castle—the largest inhabited castle in Scotland—and its stunning gardens. View the Duke and Duchess' amazing art collection as you walk through the grand rooms and hallways that fill the castle. Then, walk the spectacular Walled Garden, site of the formal Millennium Garden and visit Queens' House, a charming summerhouse named after Queen Victoria, who stayed there in 1867.
Junior Adventurers can enjoy the outdoor play area with their Adventure Guides.
Private Lunch and Exclusive Shortbread-making Lesson
Join your fellow Adventurers at the Castle's Courtyard Café for a private lunch and an exclusive shortbread-making lesson taught by the Private Chef of the Duke and Duchess, where you can try your hand at creating one of these buttery treats!
Falconry Experience at Floors Castle
Take part in this centuries-old sport that is truly an art form. Expert falconers will show you the finesse, subtlety and skill that is required, as well as give insight into these graceful and elegant birds of prey.
Edinburgh and Evening On Your Own
Enjoy an evening of exploration around Scotland's capital, from its medieval Old Town to the elegant Georgian New Town.
You can also dine in one of the fantastic restaurants that abound in the city. Ask your Adventure Guide for a dinner recommendation that will satisfy your entire clan.