Tag : partners

    Bag the Big Houses in the Scottish Borders

    16th Apr 2019

    To mark the release of a new updated illustrative map of the Big Houses in the Scottish Borders, a new ‘Bag the Big Houses’ scheme is being launched for visitors. The Big Houses in the Scottish ...

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    The John Muir Trust Discovery Award at Abbotsford

    30th Jan 2019

    In November 2018, we proudly awarded the John Muir Trust Discovery Awards to five young people from Gala Academy Secondary Support Centre! This inspiring group of teenagers with complex needs and ...

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    Scott’s Legacy Inspires Community Project

    4th Oct 2018

    A new community project to help people develop new life skills through gardening and outdoor activity is now underway at Abbotsford, the former home of Sir Walter Scott, between Galashiels and Melrose...

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    Online course revisits romance and tragedy of Jacobite cause

    18th Sep 2017

    The true story of exile, rebellion and the battle for three kingdoms is to feature in a new free online programme. Online course: Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites from CAHSS Webteam on ...

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    Outdoor Pursuits - New Partnership with Melrose Rugby

    4th Sep 2017

    The Home of Sir Walter Scott and the Home of Rugby 7s have teamed up to offer Friends a 10% discount Photos by Lloyd Smith Photography & Film Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott, are ...

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    Hot Desk

    27th Jul 2017

    The desk at which Sir Walter Scott wrote his famous Waverley novels has been revealed by VisitScotland as one of the top 25 objects to have shaped Scotland’s history in a stunning new e-book...

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    A thousand reasons to join VIP scheme

    26th Jun 2017

    ONE of his most famous novels sold out of its first 1,000 copies within two days and now the home of Sir Walter Scott has become associated with the millennial number once again. Riddell Graham...

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    Putting Big Houses in the Scottish Borders on the Map

    11th Apr 2017

    A new full-colour, illustrative map has been produced by the Big Houses in the Scottish Borders group to highlight their stunning properties to promote what the region has to offer. Photos by LLoyd...

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    Historic Houses Association launches new Literary Trail

    28th Feb 2017

    The Historic Houses Association (HHA) today announces the launch of its exciting new online Literary Trail. The trail features over 40 HHA Member houses, all around the UK, that have links to...

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    Virtually in the Scottish Borders!

    28th Feb 2017

    Abbotsford becomes star of VisitScotland’s virtual reality experience Visitors are set to be inspired with an ‘Escape into #ScotSpirit’ through their mobile devices The launch of a ...

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