Lady Sophie Jeffreys Scruton is the Director of Horsell’s Farm Enterprises and a member of the Board of Directors of the Roger Scruton Legacy Foundation. She graduated from the University of Bristol with a degree in History of Art and History, Architecture. Sophie also serves as director for Athelstan Farm Foods.
Sophie and her late husband Roger established Horsell’s Farm Enterprises as a “post-modern rural consultancy” that provides guidance to commercial and non-profit enterprises in areas such as countryside maintenance and the environmental science of a sustainable grass economy. This business led them to also establish Athelstan Farm Foods which produces cheeses using traditional Wiltshire recipes for wholesale customers in the area. They have also written extensively about these topics and associated issues for magazines such as The Spectator and other outlets.
The Roger Scruton Legacy Foundation was recently created to serve as the center of an international network of institutions and scholars dedicated to furthering the philosophical and cultural achievements of the West championed in Scruton’s work.
It will hosting and sponsoring lectures, events, seminars, research, and projects.
Sophie has served as a District Councillor for the North Wiltshire District Council and as a Council member for the Athelstan Museum in Malmesbury.
She was married to Sir Roger Scruton from 1996 until his death in February 2020. They have two children.