Floors Castle is situated in an easily accessible and lovely location. The roads are generously traffic-free so driving in the Borders.
The area around Kelso offers a fascinating mix of busy, historic towns, views of rolling hills and plenty of places to stop and enjoy a spot of lunch or afternoon tea.
We are on the outskirts of the town of Kelso and just an hour's drive from Edinburgh and Newcastle.
There are three major trunk roads within the Scottish Borders; the A1 in the east, the A7 and A68 in the central Borders
Address: Floors Castle, Roxburghe Estates, Kelso, Roxburghshire and for the SatNav please enter postcode TD5 7SF
Telephone: 01573 223333
The Scottish Borders is accessible by train on the East Coast main line between London and Edinburgh which stops at nearby Berwick-Upon-Tweed. Bus links operate from the town.
The Scottish Borders can easily be reached from Edinburgh or Newcastle international airports which are within an hour's drive.
Disabled visitors are made more than welcome here at Floors Castle. To make your visit comfortable and enjoyable, we offer the following facilities:
If you require any special assistance, the Castle guides will be delighted to help or please ask at the ticket kiosk about disabled access.
With our extensive grounds and fantastic riverside walks, it offers the perfect place to exercise your dogs.
We do welcome dogs but we ask that they are kept under control and on a lead at all times.
The Visitor Car Park is within woodlands so there is plenty of shade should you wish to leave your dog in the car whilst you visit the Castle.
We also offer seating outside at both our Courtyard Cafe and Terrace Café areas and bowls of water can be provided for your dogs.
Tenancy: The tenancy will be a Short Assured Tenancy under the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988. The Lease may be renewed at the end of the prescribed term of let but applicants should be aware that possession of the property can be recovered by the proprietor at the expiry of the Lease if required.
Entry and Duration: Entry shall be at such date as may be agreed. The duration of the Lease shall be for an initial period of not less than six months.
Rent: The rent shall be payable monthly in advance by Standing Order on the 1st of each month with a proportionate amount payable on entry.
Repairs: The proprietor shall maintain the premises wind and water tight and keep in repair the structure and exterior of the house (including drains, gutters and external pipes), the installations in the house for the supply of water and electricity and for sanitation (including basins, sinks, baths and sanitary conveniences) and installations for space heating and water heating with the exception of any repairs occasioned by any act, omission or negligence of the tenant. Internal decoration shall be the tenant’s responsibility.
Painting: The proprietor shall carry out external painting.
Deposit: A deposit of two months rent will be payable on entry. This will be repaid to the tenant on termination of the lease, provided all obligations of the lease are fulfilled and the property left in a satisfactory condition.
References: The Estate will require the applicant, in the event of them finding a property that they wish to rent, to complete a Credit Check before granting them a tenancy.
Other Conditions: All the other customary Roxburghe Estates conditions of let shall apply and a copy of the pro forma Lease can be inspected at the Estate Office by bona fide intending applicants.
Viewing: Arrangements to view the property may be made by contacting Victoria Roddie, Roxburghe Estates Office, Kelso (Telephone 01573 223333)
Tenancy Application: Applications for the tenancy should be submitted on the accompanying form and delivered to Edward Johnson MRICS, Assistant Factor, at the address below.
Roxburghe Estates Office, Kelso, Roxburghshire TD5 7SF