Roxburghe House LOCATION: SCOTTISH BORDERS

When you exclusively book Roxburghe House and play the championship Golf Course, set in the beautiful Scottish Borders a little more than an hour’s drive from Edinburgh, you and your guests can experience of one of Scotland’s most charming and intimate country houses.

PRICE FROM: POA

  • sleeps: 44
  • beds: 22
  • pets: No
PROPERTY SUMMARY
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Exclusive use property
Championship 18 hole golf course
Game & Clay pigeon shooting
Fly fish for salmon on the famous River Tweed
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SUMMARY

Enjoy the seclusion and distinctive atmosphere of this unique property along with a full range of sporting pursuits for all abilities.

The Championship Golf Course at the Roxburghe Golf Club lies just a few steps away from the house and is the 5th top inland course in Scotland, set in 200 acres using existing natural features to maximum effect it is the region’s first Championship standard golf course.

This unique house represents an aristocratic retreat coupled with award winning dining, roaring log fires and the very best in luxury and service.

A labour of love by the Duke of Roxburghe, it is the personal touches and amenties that make Roxburghe so special. Many of the furnishings, books and paintings from the Duke’s own home, to his selection of fine wines and his influence on the accommodation and impeccable standards of service, a true home from home with character and individuality throughout.

ACCOMMODATION

Just off the entrance hall, the Library is a lovely warm room, perfect for a relaxed lunch or afternoon tea by the fire or the place to enjoy pre-dinner drinks or a late night dram.

The Drawing Room is a gorgeously sunny place with rich fabric covered sofas and a roaring fire. This room is comfortable and informal and offers the perfect place to relax with friends or read the papers. Chess, cards, board games and some fascinating books are available for guests use.

The Dining Room provides a delightful spot for a leisurely breakfast or a quiet and relaxing dinner. With views across the spreading lawns of the estate, an open fire and gentle tones of blue that match the Ker family tartan carpet.

The fine Victorian Conservatory can seat up to 56 guests for a special dinner or wedding function. Light and airy, full of lovely flowering plants, the Conservatory has French windows opening onto the gardens. With views across the lawn, the traditional Victorian Terrace is ideal for summer evening drinks.

The 22 bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms, many feature four poster beds and several with log fires, but all provide hairdryers, Wi-Fi, digital TV with Free view plus I-Pod docking station with alarm clock radio.

Rooms available in the courtyard are more modern in their styling and feature state of the art bathrooms and the privacy of being a short walk from the main house. Dog lovers can stay with their pets in these rooms that retain a comfortable yet relaxed feel.

ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES

The Elemis Health and Beauty suite can be found in the courtyard outside of the main building and is a haven for peace and pampering.

The Shooting School is a perfect teaching ground from absolute beginners to the most accomplished shots, it can present a comprehensive range of targets to suit each individual’s requirements.

Pheasant shoots take place in the parkland and woodland around Floors Castle and along the banks of the famous River Tweed, providing some very high and testing birds in a truly stunning setting.

The Roxburghe moors of Byrecleugh and Rawburn are situated in the heart of the Lammermuir Hills and have been in the Duke's family since the 1500s. Covering over 10,000 acres, both moors are amongst the most productive and consistent in Scotland and offer a range of topography that produces fast, sporting birds to test even the best of shots.

Some of the best salmon fishing in Scotland on the world famous River Tweed offers a variety of bank, boat and wading opportunities is an experience not to be missed or the grounds lake is stocked with trout and offers the perfect place for some fly fishing instruction with a resident Ghillie.

FROM THE NORTH, TRAVELLING FROM EDINBURGH
Take the City South Bypass (A720) to the Sheriff Hall round-about at Dalkeith. Follow the A68 to Jedburgh. One mile before you reach Jedburgh, turn left at the Car Wash onto the A698 signposted to Kelso, for 7 miles. Just as you come to the village of Heiton, you will see signage for the hotel on your left.

FROM THE SOUTH, TRAVELLING FROM NEWCASTLE
Take the A1 out of Newcastle heading north. At junction signposted Jedburgh, take the A68 North. Approximately one mile past Jedburgh on the A68, turn right at the car wash on the A698 signposted to Kelso for 7 miles. Just as you come to the village of Heiton, you will see signage for the hotel on your left.

FROM BERWICK-UPON-TWEED RAIL STATION
Follow one way road out of train station and turn right at T junction to centre of town. Turn right at second round about over bridge. Turn right at round about at end of the bridge taking road to Edinburgh. Follow until main round about and take exit to Coldstream. Follow signs to Coldstream passing through Cornhill. From Coldstream follow signs to Kelso.
Coming into Kelso take a left at the round about onto the A698 to Jedburgh. Follow the road for 3 miles. Once you go through the village of Heiton you will see signage for the Roxburghe on your right.

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Helicopter Site Finder Sheet 74 Grid 705295 Or North 5533.5 West 00227.9

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