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Ferniehirst Castle - Castle Kerr Tours

Jedburgh TD8 6NX, Scotland
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Amazing experience and Bob shared so much history

As someone with Kerr/Carr in my lineage, visiting this historical family seat was on my bucket... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
SpaTravelInsider
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Eugene, Oregon
Liz Cundick (née Kerr)

The sheer enthusiasm of Bob our guide and the fascinating tour he took us on made for a great... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Liz C
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Jedburgh TD8 6NX, Scotland
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Reviewed 31 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

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Reviewed 5 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.

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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

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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
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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

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Reviewed 7 September 2015

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

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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

4  Thank Commander Z
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kathyslimmer51
29 September 2016|
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Response from arnoldino | Reviewed this property |
i am not sure that there is unless there are any tour operators in edinburgh that offer this trip. when i visited there was a lady i think who was canada she had hired a private taxi to wait for her and then take her back to... More
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