Welcome to Abbotsford

The historic house is now closed for the season and will reopen on the 1st of March. Why not go for a walk or visit our café and shop until then, we're open daily.

Discover Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott;
one of Scotland’s most fascinating places.

Created almost 200 years ago on the banks of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders, Abbotsford was the culmination of Scott’s creative ambitions as a writer and the fount of his inspiration.

Explore the historic house and discover a treasure trove of intriguing objects and unusual artefacts which inspired Scott’s greatest poems and novels. Learn about Scott’s life and achievements, browse the gift shop, dine in style in our restaurant or simply relax and unwind as you wander through the beautiful formal gardens and tranquil woodlands.

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