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SIR WALTER SCOTT (1771-1832) a 250th anniversary concert

17 December 2021

A 250th anniversary concert at Parliament Hall Edinburgh celebrating the famous Scots poet and creator of the historical novel.

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Meet Father Christmas & his Elves

04 December 2021

Father Christmas is coming to Abbotsford for the very first time! Book your tickets to meet him and his Elves in his magical grotto throughout the month.

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Celebrate Christmas 1823

04 December 2021

Step back in time this December to experience Abbotsford at Christmas in the winter of 1823-4.

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Christmas Shopping Evening

02 December 2021

Find distinctive presents with Abbotsford's range of exclusive gifts to celebrate Walter Scott 250, plus a wide range of quality products to suit all ages.

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Gin Tasting

02 December 2021

Join us on Thursday 2nd December for a special gin tasting, hosted by Allan of Selkirk Distillers (makers of the fantastic Abbotsford Gin).

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Christmas at Abbotsford

20 November 2021

Join in the festive fun at Abbotsford's biggest Christmas celebrations yet! There's something for all the family, including wonderful shopping experiences, exciting visits to Father Christmas' grotto and enlightening visits to Sir Walter Scott's historic home.

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Walter Scott 250

14 August 2021

In 2021-22 Scotland celebrates the 250th Anniversary of Sir Walter Scott with a nationwide programme of events and activities Check out the Walter Scott ...

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Online Audio Tour

22 January 2021

Our popular house audio tours are now available to buy and listen to online.

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November 2021
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1st Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 2nd Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Borders Book Festival: Scotland's Greatest Storyteller Borders Book Festival 3rd Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Borders Book Festival: Scotland's Greatest Storyteller Borders Book Festival 4th Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Borders Book Festival: Scotland's Greatest Storyteller Borders Book Festival 5th Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Borders Book Festival: Scotland's Greatest Storyteller Borders Book Festival 6th Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Borders Book Festival: Scotland's Greatest Storyteller Borders Book Festival 7th Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Borders Book Festival: Scotland's Greatest Storyteller Borders Book Festival
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22nd Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Christmas at Abbotsford Christmas Market 23rd Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Christmas at Abbotsford Christmas Market 24th Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Christmas at Abbotsford Christmas Market 25th Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Christmas at Abbotsford Christmas Market 26th Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Christmas at Abbotsford Christmas Market Wreath Making Workshop 27th Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Christmas at Abbotsford Christmas Market 28th Friends and Neighbours Walter Scott 250 Christmas at Abbotsford Christmas Market
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