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.