Floors Castle to open new Peter Rabbit nature trail for families

Two-year-old Rhu Buckley; Fergus Weir age 4 and Darcy Weir age 6, enjoying the Peter Rabbit Nature Trail at Floors Castle.

Families are invited to enjoy a day exploring the historic castle gardens, with young explorers receiving their own educational activity pack and map, themed on the Beatrix Potter classic.

Floors Castle have announced the opening of a new interactive Peter Rabbit nature trail, created to provide families with a fun, educational day out during the summer holidays.

Running from 26th June – 31st August, the World of Peter Rabbit Nature Trail will be open seven days a week for families to enjoy the famous castle grounds, whilst following a specially-curated nature trail. Children will be able to use their activity pack and map to uncover the world of Peter Rabbit and much-loved friends Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, Jemima Puddle-Duck and Squirrel Nutkin.

From garden games, to a creative art station, the nature trail activities have all been designed to comply with current covid-19 regulations, with hand sanitiser available to use throughout the trail.

There are plenty of activities in the children’s packs to take home too, to be enjoyed throughout the summer, including baking recipes and tips on how to build a hedgehog habitat.

The Duke of Roxburghe, who lives at Floors Castle on the Roxburghe Estate said: ‘I am delighted to offer families the chance to come and enjoy our beautiful, historic gardens, with this new World of Peter Rabbit nature trail. I am particularly glad that we can offer children a fun and educational way to spend a day outdoors, during the summer holidays.’

Admission to the World of Peter Rabbit Nature Trail is included in the cost of admission to Floors Castle. A day pass for the Gardens & Grounds is priced at £7 per adult, with two children per adult admitted free. Admission for additional children costs £2.50 per child. Open daily from 10.30am to 4pm until 31st August.

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