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Abbotsford, the beloved estate of Sir Walter Scott, offers a glimpse into a world where history seems to pause time instantly. The house itself retains the charm of its creator, as if he has only just stepped out for a short stroll. Its impeccable gardens and the house's intricate interiors make for a captivating exploration. Staying in the Hope Scott wing, with its five-star luxury accommodation, offers a unique experience. The wing retains many features from when Scott’s granddaughter Charlotte lived there, providing an authentic historic ambiance. The staff exude warmth, enhancing the estate’s welcoming atmosphere. This iconic residence, featured in this latest Top 100 Historic Houses book, is an essential destination for literature enthusiasts and history lovers alike, immersing visitors in the true legacy of Sir Walter Scott. Finally, you can also overlook this magnificent house and gardens whilst treating yourselves to lunch in their visitor centre Ochiltree’s restaurant!

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Abbotsford ,
Melrose, Roxburghshire , TD6 9BQ

01896 752043




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Abbotsford, Melrose, UK