Whether you are here to fish salmon on the river Tweed, experience the grandeur of an historic house, or soak in all the history and attractions Bemersyde has to offer, our team is dedicated to providing you with a comfortable and memorable experience at Bemersyde Estate. Don't just take our word for it click here to hear what our visitors have to say.
Here at Bemersyde Estate we are very fortunate to have a unique team who not only look after the stunning house and grounds you see today, but are here to ensure your visit to Bemersyde is an unforgettable experience. Please take the time below to learn more about our highly experienced team and each of their roles here at Bemersyde.
Margaret is famous for her baking, jams and chutneys. She has worked for Lord Haig for some 30 years and has charge of the house, kitchen and garden. With a meticulous eye and a dislike of waste, Margaret makes everything run like clockwork. The kitchen and garden is Margaret’s pride and joy and her love of cooking ensure that any surplus is bottled, jellied and preserved.
Ian has managed the Bemersyde beat for nearly 30 years. Ian’s knowledge of salmon fishing is in the blood – his father was a ghillie before him and his brother and nephew care for other beats on Tweed. Ian’s knowledge of wildlife and the countryside is legendary, and it is always pleasant to catch up with him on the latest happenings on the River Tweed.
TERRI, HEAD GARDENER
Terri joined Bemersyde Estate in 2018 and has revolutionised the gardening regime. Her insistence on perfection has ensured that composting, mulching and pruning are carried out vigorously. She has been adding to the herbaceous borders and orchard. Terri is a member of The Gardeners Guild.
Peter has transformed the fruit trees with careful pruning and looked after the Spanish Chestnut and other unusual trees our woodlands surrounding the house.
Shane also started working on the estate in 2018 and has proved invaluable in maintaining the garden.
David Proudfoot of Anderson’s Northern has worked with Lord Haig for over 25 years. When Lord Haig inherited the estate in 2009, Andersons took over the role of Factors and have managed the estate since then. If you would like information on visting Bemersyde Estate, letting the house and wing, corporate events, fishing availability or anything else please contact David on 01968 678465 or email to David.Proudfoot@bemersydeestate.com.