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The Abbotsford Trust

Abbotsford, Melrose

The building of Abbotsford took six years, and was completed in 1824.The house contains an impressive collection of historic relics, weapons and armour, (also Rob Roy’s Gun and Montrose’s Sword), and a library containing over 9,000 rare volumes. Visit Sir Walter Scott’s Study, Library, Drawing Room, Entrance Hall, Armouries and the Dining Room where he died on 21st September 1832. The gardens, laid over by Sir Walter Scott in the 1820’s,walled garden with a handsome orangery, roses, fruit trees and herbaceous borders. Beautiful grounds and woodland walks and children's play trails. A state of the art Visitor Centre houses a FREE exhibition, quality café and gift shop and comfortable facilities. Scotland's must see attraction.

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Opening Times

House and Gardens
Open March to December

Visitor Centre
Open all year round
November to March 10am - 4pm
April to October 10am - 5pm

Pricing Details

See www.scottsabbotsford.com

Minimum Price: £4.90
Maximum Price: £9.60

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The Abbotsford Trust

The Abbotsford Trust
Abbotsford
Melrose
Roxburghshire
TD6 9BQ
Phone: 01896752043 / 1896752043
Fax: 1896752043
Email: Jayne.billam@scottsabbotsford.co.uk
Website: http://www.scottsabbotsford.com
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Directions

On B6360 2 miles west of Melrose. Less than an hour south of Edinburgh by train and car.

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