ActivitiesAt The Hope Scott Wing

Let us organise bespoke activities for you to enjoy during your stay.

We have teamed up with local businesses so we can arrange everything for you before you arrive.

Fishing on the River Tweed

Abbotsford’s location on the banks of the famous river Tweed provides access to some world class fishing.  The Tweed is famously regarded as one of the best salmon rivers in Europe but also has excellent trout and grayling fishing.

Clay Shooting with Bisley Shooting

Whether you are a complete novice or seasoned pro, Bisley’s professional instructors will ensure you have the most enjoyable day at one of their clay shooting lessons. All lessons include gun hire, professional tuition, clay and cartridges. Suitable for children age 10+.

Alpaca Trekking with Beirhope Alpacas

Experience one of the most unique activities in the Scottish Borders at Beirhope Alpacas. From a 30-minute stroll to a 3-hour hike through the Cheviot Hills, this activity will certainly make your stay unforgettable. We can also arrange bespoke visits and exclusive bookings too.

Golfing at Torwoodlee Golf Course

Perfect your swing at our local premier 18-hole golf course. Over 100 years old, Torwoodlee is one of the most challenging and respected courses in the South of Scotland. Catering for all levels of golfers, this is a perfect way to experience the beautiful Borders landscape.

For further information or to book these activities please contact us on 01896 752 043 or email us at

Gin Tasting

Enjoy a truly special Gin tasting experience hosted by founder and owner of Selkirk Distillers, Alla...

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Sit back, relax and enjoy fine dining, served up by our professional caterers. Although the Hope Sc...

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Hot Tub Hire

Relax and unwind during your stay at Abbotsford by hiring our 6 person hot tub. 6 Person Hot Tub Hi...

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House Keeping

Enjoy a well-deserved break from all household duties with one of the Hope Scott Wing's luxury house...

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Guests can enjoy free admission to the Historic House and Walled Gardens as well as a discounted rat...

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