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Ferniehirst Castle - Castle Kerr Tours
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

What an incredible experience! Authentic and we enjoyed learning about the family history. The grounds were gorgeous!

Thank MadelineS340
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Ferniehirst is special to me because it is featured in my novels. I am an American, with a keen interest in the history of the Scottish Borders. I am a member of the Marie Stuart Society and the visit to Ferniehirst was part of a...More

1  Thank lindarG5696RI
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We were lucky enough to be able to take the tour of the castle as they only happen in July. Bob who is the Curator was also our guide and although we didn't see very many rooms, (still owned by the Kerr family), there was...More

2  Thank Sue00do
Reviewed 30 December 2017

As someone with Kerr/Carr in my lineage, visiting this historical family seat was on my bucket list. The castle is generally only open during the month of July, but occasionally, if the Laird is not in residence, you can arrange a private tour with the...More

1  Thank SpaTravelInsider
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The sheer enthusiasm of Bob our guide and the fascinating tour he took us on made for a great afternoon. As a member of the Kerr clan it was strangely emotional to meet other Kerrs from all over the world on the same tour.

1  Thank Liz C
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The small visitor centre is packed with information and the building itself is unique. The staff are very welcoming and Bob the guide is most knowledgeable about the history of the area, the buildings and the family. The interior of the castle has a homely...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

As a Kerr it was very interesting but wonderful history anyone could appreciate. Only open in July for tours. Bob & Val were great tour guides and so knowledgeable!

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 31 July 2016

For many years i have been researching my family tree . from myself back through the ages and branches of my 4th great grandmother who was barbara mcgeoch i was very excited to know i was part of the scottish clan macfarlane........but little did i...More

2  Thank arnoldino
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Another very attractive and intersting castle With a very good history Rooms have so many interesting things to watch

Thank Odd Lennart L
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We were just traveling by and pulled into Ferniehirst Castle, the Castle of the Border (Reiver) Clan the Kerr's which is still occupied by the family. We were lucky enough to get Bob Lawson, the curator of the house. His tour was, hands down, the...More

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