A travel tycoon and entrepreneur who invested in arts and crafts traditions has sadly died aged 51. Hugo Burge, 51, restored a Georgian stately home in the Scottish Borders and used it as a retreat for artists, with a focus on rush chairs.
He died suddenly on Wednesday and was remembered as a "gentleman" and a great boss. Hugo bought stately home Marchmont House, in Greenlaw, Scottish Borders, with his dad Oliver, in 2007.
A restoration of the Georgia house began in 2011 and eight years later it was recognised with awards. Hugo and Oliver, who acquired the Marchmont Estate in 1988, encouraged the hosting of artists, artisans, and other creators.In a statement, Marchmont House said: "It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Hugo Burge who died suddenly at home on Wednesday 10 May.
Hugo's kindness, intelligence, curiosity and belief in a better world made him an inspiration to us all."He was a beloved son and a great friend.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk
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