Download a variety of free resources to support learning and teaching across the curriculum on Sir Walter Scott and his collections.

Sir Walter Scott collected a large number of diverse objects, because of his fascination with the history and stories that they represent. He built Abbotsford to house his extraordinary collection and to inspire his own writing. Our teaching resources contain ideas for integrating the wonderful world of Scott and Abbotsford into your lesson plans with handy links to resources and the curriculum.

By focusing on objects in the collection you can bring their stories to life. The resources have been designed as starting points for you to adapt to your own teaching plans – they are not prescriptive. Simply click on the links below to explore the different resources.