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Breakfast with Father Christmas

10 December 2022 - 18 December 2022

Give the kids a special treat this Christmas with a breakfast date they'll never forget – a breakfast with Father Christmas himself.

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Festive Storytelling

10 December 2022 - 18 December 2022

Be whisked away to a festive winter wonderland in an afternoon of Christmas storytelling. 

 

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Wreath Making Workshop

07 December 2022 - 09 December 2022

Join us for a fun filled workshop to create a beautiful willow based wreath to adorn your front door this Christmas time.

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Meet Father Christmas

03 December 2022 - 18 December 2022

Father Christmas is coming back to Abbotsford this December! Add a little magic this festive season and come and visit him in his magical grotto.

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Meadow Market Place

03 December 2022 - 18 December 2022

Pick up unique locally made Christmas gifts over three weekends of Abbotsford's Christmas Market.

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Celebrate an 1820s Christmas

03 December 2022 - 18 December 2022

Step back in time this December to experience Abbotsford at Christmas in the 1820s.

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Christmas Activity Trail

03 December 2022 - 18 December 2022

This exciting children's trail will take you on a walk around Abbotsford's historic house, gardens and estate.

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Historic House Where's Wattie Trail

01 September 2022 - 30 November 2022

Historic house children's trail. Can you spot Sir Walter Scott hiding in his historic home?

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'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print

02 March 2022 - 01 March 2023

This new online exhibition showcases Sir Walter Scott's significant collection of chapbooks.

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Walter Scott 250

14 August 2021 - 15 August 2022

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 - 31 March 2021

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

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28th November29th November30th November 1st 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 2nd 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas 3rd 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail 4th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail
5th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail 6th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail 7th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail Wreath Making Workshop 8th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail Wreath Making Workshop 9th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail Wreath Making Workshop 10th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail Breakfast with Father Christmas Festive Storytelling 11th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail Breakfast with Father Christmas Festive Storytelling
12th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail Breakfast with Father Christmas Festive Storytelling 13th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail Breakfast with Father Christmas Festive Storytelling 14th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail Breakfast with Father Christmas Festive Storytelling 15th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail Breakfast with Father Christmas Festive Storytelling 16th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail Breakfast with Father Christmas Festive Storytelling 17th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail Breakfast with Father Christmas Festive Storytelling 18th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Save the Date: Father Christmas Meet Father Christmas Meadow Market Place Celebrate an 1820s Christmas Christmas Activity Trail Breakfast with Father Christmas Festive Storytelling
19th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 20th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 21st 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 22nd 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 23rd 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 24th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 25th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print
26th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 27th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 28th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 29th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 30th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 31st 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print 1st January