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Gamekeepers donate thousands of pounds’ worth of PPE to NHS

A positive story from a news article featured in The Southern Reporter...

Gamekeepers from the Roxburghe Estates, and others across the Borders, have donated thousands of pounds’ worth of personal protective equipment for medics in the region.

The joys of spring

As lockdown continues across the country, we have visitors of a different variety frequenting the grounds here at the Castle and across the wider Roxburghe Estate. In our latest edition of the Feel Closer to Floors blog, we celebrate the beautiful wildlife making a home here.

£100,000 Covid-19 grant scheme to help Scottish Borders residents

The Fallago Environment Fund, a joint program between EDF energy and Roxburghe Estates, has launched a £100,000 Covid-19 grant scheme to help Borders and Gifford residents recover from the impact of the coronavirus crisis and lockdown. 

Attraction – Flower of Scotland Still Blooming

Earlier this week we were delighted to read an article featured in the Thoroughbred Daily News about Attraction - one of the most successful horses that Floors Stud has bred.

Happy Easter from Floors Castle & Gardens

With the Easter weekend just around the corner, in this week’s edition of our Feel Closer to Floors blog we continue to celebrate the joys of spring on the estate and also turn our focus to our beautiful walled garden.

Head Gardener’s Cottage – Featured in The Times

In April 2020, The Times and The Sunday Times handpicked Head Gardener’s House at Floors Castle as one of the most romantic places to stay in the UK. 'With a Scottish castle on the doorstep and heavenly gardens to explore, this could be a future fairytale getaway for you and your beau.'

Annual Pass update

Covid-19 update: Do you have a Floors Castle & Gardens Annual Pass?
From the 20th March 2020 your passes have been frozen and will remain so until we reopen to the public.

‘Feel closer to Floors’ with our latest blog

At a time of year when we are normally preparing to open our doors to the public, it feels strange to not be welcoming visitors any time soon. However, in this time of uncertainty and social distancing, we thought we'd bring a moment of calm, celebrate the change in seasons, and help our local customers and followers from around the world feel a little closer to Floors.

Terrace café & shop temporary closure

The health of our visitors and staff is our top priority, and to help restrict the spread of the virus, we have today made the decision to close the Terrace shop and deli for the time being. However, we will of course be monitoring the situation closely, therefore please keep an eye on our page for any updates or changes. 

Covid-19 (coronavirus) update

Due to the recent developments regarding Covid-19, and with the best interests of our staff and visitors in mind, it is with regret that we have decided to cancel our Easter weekend opening, tree climbing and fire making activities, which were due to take place between Friday 10th – Monday 13th April. We are currently monitoring the Covid-19 situation and, in light of the evolving situation, please do keep an eye on our social media and website for any updates and changes.

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