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Carrying the Bat for the Borders

27th July 2023

As cricket fans around the world enjoy this year’s Ashes, Collections and Interpretation Manager Kirsty shares a sporting story from the Abbotsford vaults. 

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Head Gardener's Blog: Early Spring at Abbotsford

3rd May 2024

Head Gardener Tim shares what Abbotsford's gardening team have been up to in the busy months of early Spring.

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Thriving at Abbotsford

16th August 2023

Volunteers, staff and local people recently marked the end of the THRIVE community engagement project at Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott, near Melrose.

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New visitor experience launches in Walter Scott’s Garden

15th May 2024

A new interactive garden experience has been launched at Abbotsford.

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Original Scott Manuscript goes on Display

28th October 2023

Sir Walter Scott’s original manuscript for his narrative poem The Lay of the Last Minstrel is going on display for the first time at Abbotsford.

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Abbotsford Wins CIE Tours Award of Excellence

25th April 2024

Abbotsford has won a CIE Tours Award of Excellence based on feedback from CIE customers from North America.

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The Walter Scott Prize Comes Home to Abbotsford

22nd February 2024

The Walter Scott prize for Historical Fiction is moving to what might be considered its natural spiritual home, Abbotsford.

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