PLAN A SCHOOL VISIT

Book one of our curriculum-linked activities or plan your own self-led visit to Abbotsford!

Pre-booked activities

Activities for                   Early Years

These activities are designed for the early years and would best suit nursery (ELC3 & ELC4) and P1- P3 pupils.

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Activities for Primary Schools

We offer a range of sessions for primary schools spanning subject areas from social sciences and literacy to art and design, history and the sciences.

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Activities for Secondary Schools

We offer a range of sessions for secondary schools spanning subject areas from social sciences and literacy to art and design, history and the sciences.

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Activities for Pupils with Additional Support Needs

Abbotsford welcomes pupils of all ages and abilities and especially pupils with additional support needs.

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Self-led visits

As well as our pre-booked, curiculum based activities, school groups are also welcome to visit Abbotsford independently and make use of a range of facilities.

Please contact us to book and take advantage of special discounted rates for schools where admission applies (terms and conditions apply).

What’s on offer

Estate paths

Our 110 acre estate is free to access and open all year round, every day – download a map of our estate paths and printable activity trails and go on your very own adventure under the leaves!

Exhibition

Our Visitor Centre features a free exhibition about Sir Walter Scott and Abbotsford (please check our opening times). A self-led trail is available in the exhibition suitable for learners from P4 upwards. Please contact us if you would like to visit the exhibition with a large group (over 10 pupils) and we will be happy to book a slot for you.

Witch Corner

School groups are very welcome to visit our Witch Corner sculpture trail set in a beautiful wildwood glen. The trail is inspired by Sir Walter’s fascination for folklore, superstition, and witchcraft. Pupils can follow the 12 story stops with a full-colour activity book and pencil to take away.

Interested in seasonal events at Witch Corner and Abbotsford? Check what’s on for more information.

Contact us to book and take advantage of a special discounted rate for schools (terms and conditions apply).