Culzean Castle, Scotland | Sir Thomas Kennedy, 9th Earl of Cassillis, went on an extended grand tour in the 1750s and returned full of ideas as to how to improve his vast estates and home. His brother and heir commissioned Robert Adam to create his masterpiece and became bankrupt as a result. The estate was rescued when wealthy American cousins inherited it in 1792.
Day 7: Favorite castle...Beauty and the Beast. Hello, that library?! Radiant in that sunlight in the woods, super creepy cursed, a forbidden wing, the courtyard in winter. All the necessary elements to the best castle!
Floors Castle stands proud as the glorious seat of the mighty Dukes of Roxburghe. Today this progressive estate boasts a golf course, luxury hotel, farm shop and restaurant, as well as one of the grandest stately homes in Scotland. It sits on an idyllic spot on a natural terrace dominating the River Tweed and gazing out towards the Cheviot Hills.