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Guy Roxburghe

Duke of Roxburghe - in memoriam

Roxburghe Estates

Kelso, UK

Guy Roxburghe


Guy Roxburghe inherited the title of Duke of Roxburghe at the age of 19 and served for three years in the Blues and Royals before officially taking the running of Roxburghe Estates. He maintained many existing enterprises as well as introducing and developing new ones and ran the estate until his death in August 2019.

The Estate is not just Floors Castle, fishing on two prime beats on the River Tweed, top class pheasant and grouse shooting, a highly successful thoroughbred stud, 43 tenanted farms, five farms run inhand and a forestry operation but also includes the Roxburghe Hotel and golf course, a garden Terrace Café and a wind farm.

Guy also served as a Steward at The Jockey Club from 2008 to 2013 and was Chairman of the National Stud in Newmarket.

Guy Roxburghe’s Newsfeed

Thoroughbred Racing
Time Test to shuttle to New Zealand’s Little Avondale Stud

National Stud Chairman Guy Roxburghe said, “We are hugely excited to be teaming up with New Zealand’s longest established stallion stud to offer Time Test to breeders there. His first season at stud here in England [at the National Stud] has been a great success and we really couldn’t have wished for a stronger list of breeding right supporters, all of whom have sent him some really wonderful mares.”

Roxburghe Hotel sold as expansion plans drawn up

Ownership of the Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course at Heiton, near Kelso,is being transferred to the largest independent hotel group in the UK, Bespoke Hotels.....Guy Innes-Ker, the 10th Duke of Roxburghe, said: “I am delighted that we have reached agreement with Bespoke, knowing that they have exciting plans for the future and will invest significantly in the business.  We look forward to seeing the Roxburghe grow in the years ahead under new ownership and achieving our long-term vision of a high-quality resort destination."

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Guy Roxburghe’s Background

Duke of Roxburghe - in memoriam
1974 - 2019
Kelso, UK
Guy Roxburghe, 10th Duke of Roxburghe, was the elder son of the 9th Duke by his second wife Elisabeth McConnel. He succeeded his father to the title of Duke of Roxburghe in 1974. The Duke lived at Floors Castle, Kelso, Roxburghshire, which was opened to the public in 1977, and recognised widely as the largest inhabited Castle in Scotland.
Jan 2018 - 2019
Newmarket, UK
Part of The Jockey Club, The National Stud has been an important part of the British thoroughbred industry for over a century, offering breeding services, specialist training for stud staff and public tours.
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Other Business Interests

1996 - 2019
London, UK
Guy was a member of The Jockey Club for over twenty years. He was also previously a member and Deputy Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of the British Horseracing Authority.
2008 - 2013
London, UK
Governed by Royal Charter, the Jockey Club is the leading investor and innovator in British horseracing and owns Cheltenham, Aintree, Epsom Downs and Newmarket racecourses.
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Guy Roxburghe’s Education