Welcome to Abbotsford

Discover Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott.

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, enjoy seasonal food in our café or simply relax and unwind as you wander through the beautiful formal gardens and tranquil woodlands.

What's on

  • Turner & Scott: The Painter and the Poet

    23rd Apr 2018 - 30th Nov 2018

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  • Abbotsford Chapel Service

    7th Aug 2018

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  • Scott's Birthday

    15th Aug 2018

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