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Roxburghe Hotel Walks

"Plantation Walk" - 2.6km "Ponds Walk" - 1.7km
The woodlands surrounding the hotel have two Woodland Walks for guests to explore that are brimming with interesting features well worth discovering. Plus there are many ancient and rare trees, which have been individually labelled.
Here is a brief description of just some of the things you will find:
Beginning at the footbridge behind the hotel conservatory

  • Re-developed interconnecting Japanese ponds, originally made in Victorian times
  • The golf driving range
  • Japanese bridge over the trout pond
  • The Clay Pigeon Shooting School
  • In the Plantation Forest deer, squirrels, pheasants and badgers can be found
  • Where the Walled Garden to the main house used to be
  • The old orchard, now filled with wild flowers and one last remaining apple tree
  • Tree Sparrow boxes - this is the core of a tree sparrow conservation area
  • The Garden Cottage, and there are 12 Yew Trees, known as The Twelve Apostles
  • The lime tree walk leads to the Hermit's Grotto (fashionable to have a hermit living in the bottom of your garden in Victorian times)
  • The huge stump of a 300 year old Wellingtonia tree that came down in the 1990 storms
  • Lastly, finish at the hotel for a well deserved tea or coffee For more walking ideas VisitScotland have a selection of recommended walks in the Scottish Borders and surrounding area.


Special rates for guests wishing to enjoy our championship golf course and 2 rosette restaurant during their stay. VIEW OFFER

Ladies Day at Kelso Races

Ladies Day at Kelso Races
The perfect weekend away Friday 24 - 26 May 2014. Three days of pure indulgence, fun and pampering. View Offer

Easter Indulgence

Easter Indulgence
with the Roxburghe Health & Beauty Suite. Chocolate Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage followed by a shower steam for only £25, Normally £55. More info


We can accommodate from 60 to 250 guests. The entire House for you and your loved ones on your wedding day. Have a look
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General Conditions of Let

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