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Keeping you safe during your visit

The safety of our visitors and colleagues is a priority, therefore we have put a number of measures in place to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit.

From the 1st October onwards the walled gardens, and Terrace Café (with a new autumn menu) will remain open 7 days per week.

Roxburghe Estates Grey Partridge Conservation

The latest spring pair counts have shown that numbers have risen from just 43 pairs in 2012 to 272 across the entire conservation area in 2021.

The 8th Duke of Roxburghe’s Royal Tour of the Commonwealth 1901

A voyage across the world to build relationships that must last a lifetime.

The World of Peter Rabbit Nature Trail

Have you visited our World of Peter Rabbit Nature Trail yet? With just a month left to enjoy a Beatrix Potter-themed trip around our famous grounds, we thought it would be the perfect time to look back on some of the fun that’s been had so far.

Sheep Shearing on the Scottish Borders

Over the last couple of weeks, farmers across the Scottish Borders have been busy shearing their flocks. Sheep can’t be shorn, or their wool packed, whilst wet, so the recent spell of nice weather has provided the perfect conditions for the sheep to dry-out, ready for shearing.

The 1st Duke of Roxburghe and his Grand Tour of Europe

A European Grand Tour was seen as a rite of passage amongst the moneyed classes, and was a must for young gentlemen wishing to play a full and complete part in high society.

Quality Scottish food locally sourced food at Floors Castle

Floors Castle are proud to serve a wealth of fantastic produce from the Estate and our group of excellent local producers

The 300 Years of Floors Castle Exhibition

Enjoy spending some time in the world of the 1st Duke

Floors Castle Opening 2021

As we prepare to open on April 30th, there are a number of measures that we are putting in place to keep our visitors and our team safe.

Recruitment at Floors Castle

After what has been a challenging year for all, the team at Roxburghe Estates are looking forward to more prosperous times ahead. With an outlook of optimism, over the coming months we will be advertising a number of exciting roles as the Estate fully reopens, seeking talented individuals to join our dedicated team

Job Vacancy: Full Time Groundsperson

We're looking for a full time Groundsperson to join our talented gardens team. If you have extensive experience in all areas of lawn management we would love to hear from you.

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