Abbotsford House and Gardens
Abbotsford House and Gardens - a truly splendid place set in grounds which border down to the River Tweed famous for its trout fishing.
We were not disappointed the last time we visited Abbotsford House and Gardens. It was once the home of Sir Walter Scott one of the greatest literary figures the world has ever known. His books include Ivanhoe and Lady of the Lake.
The large grounds border down to the River Tweed where you can sit and admire not only the river but the views of the House.
The Gardens stand to the side of the House and are best in summer with colourful borders. There is also a fine walled garden with fine borders leading up to a Summer House with views back over the castle into the distance.
If you have time take a walk in the adjoining woodland.
Take time to see the house and Walter Scott's magnificent library and study.
Abbotsford House and Gardens - Open 2020 - normally from 1st March - see website for full details.
Tearoom. Gift Shop. Disabled access.
How long should I allow for a visit to Abbotsford?
Around 2 to 3 hours
- Street: Abbotsford
- Postcode: TD6 9BQ
- City: Melrose
- County: Scottish Borders
- Country: United Kingdom
- Telephone: 01896 752 043
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