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Autumn Amble

25 October 2022

Join Ranger Anna for a guided walk of the Abbotsford Estate, looking at how the Estate and its wildlife change over autumn in preparation for the winter.

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Children's Autumn Wreath Making

13 October 2022

Join the Ranger to make your very own autumn wreath! Collect natural materials to make a wreath inspired by all the beautiful colours of autumn.

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Halloween Activity Trail

08 October 2022 - 23 October 2022

Collect your activity sheet from the Visitor Centre, then find the footprints of the witches' cat or solve the riddles and collect the clues whilst enjoying a walk around the woodland.

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Narrated Walk around Sir Walter Scott’s Abbotsford Estate

24 September 2022

Join Gavin Hewitt, Chairman of the Friends of Abbotsford Committee, on a narrated walk around Sir Walter Scott’s Abbotsford estate, drawing on Scott’s letters, Journal and his detailed notes on the development of his tree plantations.

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Petticoat Tales

22 September 2022

Join us for an evening of poetry, stories, songs and music focused on strong women from the Scottish Borders and wider afield.

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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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A walk in Walter's Woods

15 March 2022 - 11 October 2022

Join Abbotsford's Ranger Anna on a guided walk around the Abbotsford Estate to learn more about wildlife, specimen trees and Scott’s designed landscape.

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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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October 2022
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26th September27th September28th September29th September30th September 1st 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print A walk in Walter's Woods Historic House Where's Wattie Trail 2nd 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print A walk in Walter's Woods Historic House Where's Wattie Trail
3rd 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print A walk in Walter's Woods Historic House Where's Wattie Trail 4th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print A walk in Walter's Woods Historic House Where's Wattie Trail 5th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print A walk in Walter's Woods Historic House Where's Wattie Trail 6th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print A walk in Walter's Woods Historic House Where's Wattie Trail 7th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print A walk in Walter's Woods Historic House Where's Wattie Trail 8th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print A walk in Walter's Woods Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail 9th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print A walk in Walter's Woods Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail
10th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print A walk in Walter's Woods Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail 11th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print A walk in Walter's Woods Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail 12th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail 13th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail Children's Autumn Wreath Making 14th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail 15th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail 16th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail
17th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail 18th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail 19th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail 20th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail 21st 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail 22nd 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail 23rd 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween Activity Trail
24th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail 25th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Autumn Amble 26th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail 27th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail 28th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail 29th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail Halloween at Abbotsford: Save the date 30th 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail
31st 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print Historic House Where's Wattie Trail 1st November2nd November3rd November4th November5th November6th November