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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.

Gillon Bloodstock @ Floors Castle

We are delighted to welcome Gillon Bloodstock to Roxburghe Estates.

Gillon Bloodstock @ Floors Castle is now fully operational and are looking to take on boarding mares, weanlings and spellers.

Snowdrop weekend at Floors Castle


After consultation with Scottish Borders Council, and close reading of Government advice regarding Covid-19 compliance, we regret to announce that opening the grounds for Snowdrop Weekend on the 13th and 14th February will not be permitted. We hope to be able to welcome you all to Floors Castle and Gardens again before too long, and are sorry for any disappointment this may cause.

Happy New Year

We would like to wish all our valued customers near and far a Happy New Year – your loyalty and support over the past twelve months has been hugely appreciated.

Due to the latest announcement by the Scottish Government, Floors Castle, The Terrace Café, Walled Gardens and Apple Shed giftshop & deli will closed until further notice. However, please do keep an eye on our website for further updates.

Christmas Shopping Event

There’s no better place to explore this weekend whilst shopping for special gifts for loved ones! We look forward to welcoming everyone, and hope that you will step into the Christmas season with our team here at Floors Castle

Order your luxury ‘Christmas Food to Go’ today!

Orders are now being taken for our popular Christmas Food to Go range.

Designed by the family's personal chef, along with the Duchess of Roxburghe herself, our exclusive Christmas Food to Go menu offers the finest selection of seasonal dishes, which are homemade in the Floors Castle kitchen and cannot be found elsewhere.

NEW for 2021! Seasonal Grounds Pass

In these unusual times that we are living in, the great outdoors has never played such an important role. We have therefore created a new Seasonal Grounds Pass for our local community.

Surprise a friend or family member with something nice to look forward to in 2021, or simply treat yourself, (not forgetting dogs too of course, they are also very welcome!)

FREE entry to the Walled Garden & play park – From 17th October

During these months of the year with a Corona cloud overhead, bringing many restrictions including being unable to socialise indoors, from 17th of October the Castle Gardens team are delighted to announce they are suspending entry charges until the end of the year and invite you to enjoy the Walled, Millennium Gardens and Children’s Play Area for FREE until the end of December 2020.

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