Abbotsford – Home of Sir Walter Scott

Abbotsford from the Walled Garden

Abbotsford from the Walled Garden – June 2013

After two years of renovation, Abbotsford, the Borders home of Sir Walter Scott has been officially re-opened by Her Majesty the Queen.

Here are links to several interesting articles associated with the re-opening on Wednesday, 3rd July 2013:

Queen opens Sir Walter Scott’s upgraded Abbotsford House - BBC – Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

The Queen’s visit to the Scottish Borders - ITV – Wednesday, 3rd July 2013

The Queen reopens Sir Walter Scott’s former home – Scotsman – Thursday, 4th July 2013

Abbotsford: gothic grandeur in the Scottish Borders – Daily Telegraph – Thursday, 4th July 2013

Sir Walter Scott’s ‘conundrum castle’ reopened – BBC – Thursday, 4th July 2013 (tour of Abbotsford)

Our Sir Walter Scott’s Borders and Abbotsford tour is available for private hire from Edinburgh. Please contact us for details.

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