The Borders and the Southwest Sights

Roxburghe Castle

  • Off A699 Map It
  • Kelso
  • Military Site

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

Don't confuse 12th-century Roxburghe Castle with the comparatively youthful Floors Castle, both of which belong to the powerful family of that name. Only traces of rubble and earthworks remain of this ancient structure. Although the modern-day village of Roxburgh is young, the original Roxburgh, one of the oldest burghs in Scotland, has virtually disappeared. Its name lives on in the duke's title and in the name of the old county of Roxburghshire.

Sight Information


Off A699, Kelso, The Scottish Borders, TD5, Scotland

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily sunriseā€“sunset

Published 10/27/2015


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