Abbotsford and Melrose

Melrose,  Scottish Borders                                      Photos by Hetty

31st May 2019                      Abbotsford website – a member of Historic Houses Association

Sir Walter Scott was the biggest selling author in his day. He had this house built (it was completed in 1824) and the gardens landscaped. He was an avid collector – the house is full.

River Tweed

The South Court

Archway to the Kitchen Garden

Entrance Hall




Near by is the remains of Melrose Abbey

Next: Jedburgh

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