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Abbotsford – The Home of Sir Walter Scott

Discover Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott.

Abbotsford is the extraordinary home of the 19th century novelist and ‘Great Scott’ who popularised tartan, saved the Scottish banknote and rediscovered his country’s Crown Jewels.

Discover a treasure trove of intriguing objects which inspired his greatest poems and novels. Learn about Scott's life in our historic house and exhibition, enjoy seasonal food in our café, browse the gift shop or simply relax in the beautiful formal gardens and tranquil woodlands.

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The Abbotsford Trust

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Disabled access, Free Parking, Bike Parking, Wifi, Toilets, Dog Friendly

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Please see our website for up to date opening dates and times.

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