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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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    Abbotsford Provides Stunning Backdrop for Successful Harriers Trail Races

    21st Aug 2017

    Gala Harriers’ inaugural Abbotsford House Trail Races saw more than 150 runners take to their marks against the stunning backdrop of Sir Walter Scott’s home. More than 70 juniors lined up to ...

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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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    Let off steam with the kids this summer

    24th Jul 2017

    Steam trains have captured the attention and hearts of children for generations, from Thomas the Tank Engine to Polar Express, and now families looking for an extra special day can experience a piece ...

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    Three Inch Fools bring Bard to Abbotsford

    13th Jul 2017

    On the 15th of July, the gardens of the home of Sir Walter Scott will be taken over by The Three Inch Fools, a talented troupe of young actors who bring Shakespeare’s works to life using their quick...

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    Abbotsford Earns 2017 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

    29th Jun 2017

    Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott in the Scottish Borders, announced today that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its seventh year, the achievement ...

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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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    Scott the Foodie

    13th Sep 2016

    Abbotsford is now offering a superb Two for One Deal to come to an entertaining and quirky evening of talks and gastronomic discovery hosted by Borders journalist Sandy Neil – Thursday 29th ...

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    Abbotsford Wins Prestigious Travel Trade Award

    26th Apr 2016

    Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott has won an Award of Excellence based on customer feedback. The award was given by Irish coach tour operator, CIE Tours International, which recognises the ...

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