Keeping the magic of Abbotsford alive
We are delighted that Abbotsford’s house, gardens, chapel, shop, exhibition and café are open again. Our opening hours are 10am-5pm, 7 days per week. Entry to the house and chapel is by timed tickets only, with last entry at 4pm. We strongly recommend visitors book in advance to avoid disappointment - Our website and social media have all the latest updates. We look forward to welcoming you to Abbotsford very soon!
To say a big THANK YOU! for all your support over the past year and to celebrate Sir Walter Scott's 250th Anniversary we’re offering our local Friends & Neighbours exclusive discounts and deals:.
- 10% discount in Abbotsford's shop AND
- Exclusive deals on selected food and drinks from Ochiltree's cafe and our outside catering.
These exclusive discounts and deals are available to all local people who live in TD postcode areas, plus EH43, EH44 and EH45 and are available until 30th November 2021. To find out more and to sign up for your exclusive discount card today, simply visit our Friends & Neighbours page.
Support the Abbotsford Trust
As an independent charity, we rely on the financial support of our friends, neighbours and visitors to care for Abbotsford and safeguard Sir Walter Scott’s legacy, as well as to provide learning opportunities for people of all ages and abilities in our local community and to support our award-winning volunteer programme. If you are able to consider it, any support that you are able to give will help us through this difficult time. You can make a donation online by using the DONATE button at the top of the page.
Or you can donate by text* (SMS) if you prefer:
To donate £3, text SCOTT253 to 70331
To donate £5, text SCOTT253 to 70970
To donate £10, text SCOTT253 to 70191
Thank you for your support, it is very much appreciated. As Sir Walter Scott said:
Yet to save Abbotsford I would attempt all that was possible. My heart clings to the place I have created. There is scarce a tree on it that does not owe its being to me.
* Fundraising, payments and donations will be processed and administered by the National Funding Scheme, operating as DONATE, a charity registered in England and Wales (1149800) and Scotland (SC045106). In addition to any text donation, you will incur your standard network message charge (based on your service provider rates). For Terms & Conditions, see www.easydonate.org