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- ScottFest 2021
Join us to celebrate Sir Walter Scott's 250th birthday with a festive weekend for all the family at Abbotsford.
Celebrate 250 years of Sir Walter Scott on 14th and 15th August at the first ever ScottFest, a fun-filled weekend for all the family at Abbotsford.
ScottFest is themed this year around Ivanhoe, Scott’s best selling story of knights, castles and adventure.
So step back in time with us to experience the 12th century, enjoy Ivanhoe inspired jousting and stunt horse riding, hold one of Falconry Scotland's magnificent birds, watch two fearsome borders teams battle for tug o' war victory or meet Billy the fortune telling goat!
The weekend will also include many historically themed craft stalls and workshops for the whole family. As well as a full programme of traditional music and dance, storytelling, food and drink including The Haggis Box and more.
The tickets will also include entry to Scott’s historic home and gardens. Early bird tickets are now available at a 10% discounted rate. Choose from one day tickets with further family discounts, or a two day weekend ticket to experience everything Scott Fest has to offer.