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  • Dark Tales for Dark Nights SOLD OUT

    15th Nov 2019

    Experience the atmospheric surroundings of Sir Walter Scott’s library with an evening of seasonally dark folklore. Sorry this event is now sold out. On Friday 15th November hear Borders based storyteller Mary Kenny share local tales and ballads, including many of which Sir Walter Scott him...

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  • National Lottery #ThankToYou


    23rd Nov 2019 - 30th Nov 2019

    Abbotsford is saying #ThanksToYou to National Lottery players with FREE entry between 23rd-30th November. This year is the 25th Birthday of The National Lottery, and we’re excited to be a part of the celebrations by joining in the #ThanksToYou campaign. Thanks to National Lottery funding, th...

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  • Abbotsford Literary Sessions

    29th Nov 2019 - 1st Dec 2019

    Join us for a weekend of wit, wisdom and winter cheer with the return of the Abbotsford Literary Sessions. Abbotsford Literary Sessions brings excellent authors back to the home of Sir Walter Scott and the birthplace of modern British Literature. Enjoy afternoons and evenings with popular authors in...

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    Christmas at Abbotsford

    1st Dec 2019 - 31st Dec 2019

    Join us this festive season and enjoy Christmas cheer at Abbotsford. Get in the spirit at Abbotsford and enjoy the house and estate outside the season. With a festive special menu at Ochiltree's throughout December, why not stop by after a winter walk along the Tweed. There's lots on offer and you...

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  • Festive Family Fair

    7th Dec 2019 - 8th Dec 2019

    Join us for our free Festive Family Fair at Abbotsford ! We're putting on a fun-filled family weekend, with plenty of Christmas inspiration: take a free tour of the house, wander around our craft fair featuring local traders, or join in our activities for all ages, including storytelling sessions, ...

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  • Christmas Shopping Evening

    12th Dec 2019

    Find those last special gifts at our Christmas Shopping Evening! Our gift shop will remain open until 7pm on Thursday, 12th December for some last minute christmas shopping. Enjoy a festive drink, special offers and free entrance to our Sir Walter Scott Exhibition!...

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    Chapel Carol Service

    15th Dec 2019

    Join us for the annual carol service at Abbotsford's intimate Catholic chapel. Enjoy festive carol singing with mince pies and hot drinks afterwards. Pricing: Free Event Date: Sunday, 15th December Time: 2pm Please be aware that the historic house and gardens will not be open for visitors. ...

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