The Floors Castle story in the 21st century
A modern estate
The Estate is run as a modern business, with a variety of revenue streams and interests. It comprises some 52,000 acres (21,000 hectares), and encompasses a variety of Borders landscapes, from the Cheviots to the Lammermuirs, and the fertile land of the Tweed valley.
Farming at Floors
With such a variety of topography, the type of farming carried out over the Estate’s land is equally diverse resulting in a variety of produce. The in-hand farming operation comprises sheep and cattle, Cheviot lamb in particular is unique to the Borders and much sought after.
The major arable crops are wheat and oil seed rape. Malting barley, potatoes and vegetables are also grown. Other activities on the Estate relate to Forestry, Sporting pursuits, Green Energy, Conservation and property management.